Wednesday 1 September 2021 6:00PM

Paul Lewis piano

Mendelssohn, Mozart, Musorgsky and Skryabin

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  • Paul Lewis piano

On the season’s opening night, one of today’s most popular and admired pianists offers a varied programme that plays to his strengths in the Classical and Romantic periods. A five-star review of his recording of the pictorial showpiece in BBC Music Magazine described how ‘he emphasises the cogency of Mussorgsky’s Pictures with a performance of granitic strength and wonderful tonal variety.’

  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
      • Song without Words in E Op. 19b No. 1
      • Song without Words in G minor Op. 53 No. 3
      • Song without Words in E flat Op. 53 No. 2
      • Song without Words in A minor Op. 19b No. 2
      • Song without Words in E Op. 30 No. 3
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
      • Piano Sonata in A K331
  • Interval
  • Aleksandr Skryabin (1872-1915)
      • 5 Preludes Op. 74
  • Modest Musorgsky (1839-1881)
      • Pictures from an Exhibition

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