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Legato, The World of Piano: Hamelin

A portrait of Marc-André Hamelin

Legato, The World of Piano: Hamelin A portrait of Marc-André Hamelin

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We live in the "renaissance of the piano," as the New York Times puts it

A new generation has made the piano popular again: pianists with a passion for virtuosity and a willingness to expand their repertoire. In addition to the usual classics they perform formerly scorned works or they discover neglected composers.

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Program

  • Joseph Haydn, Sonata in E Major No. 31, HOB. XVI
    • 1. Moderato
    • 2. Allegretto
    • 3. Finale : Presto
  • Frederic Chopin, Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58
    • 1. Allegro maestoso
    • 2. Scherzo : Molto vivace
    • 3. Largo
    • 4. Finale : Presto non tanto
  • Claude Debussy, Preludes, Book II
    • 1. Brouillards
    • 2. Feuilles mortes
    • 3. La Puerta del Vino
    • 4. "Les Fées sont d'exquises danseuses"
    • 5. Bruyères
    • 6. Général Lavine - excentric
    • 7. La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune
    • 8. Ondine
    • 9. Hommage à S. Pickwick Esq. P.P.M.P.C.
    • 10. Canope
    • 11. Les Tierces alternées
    • 12. Feux d'artifice
  • Marc-André Hamelin, Etude No. 7, after Tchaikovsky
  • George Gershwin, Liza

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Jan Schmidt-Garre
  • Venue: The Essen Philharmonie (Essen, Germany)
  • Production date: 2007
  • Duration: 2 h 00 min
  • Production: © PARS Media / EuroArts Music International
  • Available version(s): EN

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