Friday 18 November 2016 7:30PM

Young Musicians from The Purcell School

Tanaka, Kopetzki, Hirose and more


  • The Purcell School
  • Joe Parks percussion
  • Polina Makhina violin
  • Daniel Swani recorder
  • Francesca Lauri piano
  • Mackenzie Kavanagh piano

This solo showcase recital is given by talented Young Musicians from The Purcell School, the UK’s oldest specialist music school. The school holds the UNESCO Mozart Gold Medal in recognition of its unique contribution to music, education and international culture; alumni include Oliver Knussen CBE, Yevgeny Sudbin, Catrin Finch and BBC Young Musician of the Year winners, Nicholas Daniel, Lara Melda and Martin James Bartlett.

‘…it gives me great hope for the future of the music profession when I hear what these young people are capable of’ Sir Simon Rattle CBE

Watch a video of young musicians from The Purcell School performing at Wigmore Hall.

  • The Purcell School (Reg. Charity No. 312855)
  • Toshimitsu Tanaka (b.1930)
        • Two Movements for marimba
  • Eckhard Kopetzki (b.1956)
        • Canned Heat for Multiple Percussion
  • Ryōhei Hirose (1930-2008)
        • Meditation
  • Anon
        • Medieval dance
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • Variations sérieuses in D minor Op. 54
  • György Kurtág (b.1926)
      • Játékok Volume I
        • Prelude and Watlz in C major
        • Little Chorale I
        • Hommage à Paganini (La Nuova Campanella)
  • Ernő Dohnányi (1877-1960)
        • Rhapsody in C major Op. 11 No. 3
  • Interval
  • Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931)
        • Sonata for solo violin No.3, Op. 27 Ballade'
  • Dmitry Shostakovich (1906-1975)
        • 24 Preludes Op. 34 (selection of four) (arr. Dmitri Tsyganov)
  • Eugène Ysaÿe
        • (arranged from Camille Saint-Saëns)
  • Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
        • Piano Sonata in A minor D537
  • Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)
      • 3 Old Viennese Dances
        • No. 2 Liebeslied (arr. Sergey Rachmaninov)

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