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concert Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Beethoven, Chopin, Mendelssohn, and Liszt – With Evgeny Kissin Verbier Festival 2007

Verbier Festival 2007

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts Beethoven, Chopin, Mendelssohn, and Liszt – With Evgeny Kissin Verbier Festival 2007

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Conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, the Verbier Festival Orchestra (VFO) accompanies one of the greatest pianists of our time, Evgeny Kissin. The Russian virtuoso performs masterworks by Beethoven, Chopin, Mendelssohn, and Liszt. Among the concert's highlights is the first of Beethoven's five piano concertos. Composed in 1795, it was officially premiered in 1800 with the composer himself at the keyboard.

Photo: © Mark Shapiro

Program

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
  • Frederic Chopin, Waltz in C-sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2
  • Frederic Chopin / Yevgeny Sudbin, À la minute (after Chopin's Waltz in D flat Major, Op. 64 No 1), for Piano
  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Songs Without Words, Op. 67
    • 4. Presto in C major "Spinnerlied"
  • Franz Liszt, Liebestraum in A flat, S. 541 No. 3 "Love Dream"

Details

  • Directed by:
    • François-René Martin
    • Philippe Béziat
  • Production date: 2007
  • Duration: 53 min
  • Production: © Idéale Audience
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