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concert Nobuyuki Tsujii plays Musto, Beethoven, Liszt, and Mussorgsky Piano recital

Piano recital

Nobuyuki Tsujii plays Musto, Beethoven, Liszt, and Mussorgsky Piano recital


Few pianists can aspire to win the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, much less give a solo recital on Carnegie Hall’s mythic stage. To accomplish both is an incredible achievement, but for the young Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, it was especially phenomenal: winner of the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition’s Gold Medal, he has been blind from birth! On November 10, 2011, Tsujii’s dreams came true when he gave his Carnegie Hall debut.

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  • John Musto, Improvisation and Fugue
  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31 No. 2, "The Tempest"
    • 1. Largo. Allegro
    • 2. Adagio
    • 3. Allegretto
  • Franz Liszt, Three Concert Etudes, S. 144
    • Un Sospiro
  • Giuseppe Verdi / Franz Liszt, Rigoletto, Concert Paraphrase for Piano, S. 434
  • Modest Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition
    • Promenade (I)
    • I. Gnomus (The Gnome)
    • III. Tuileries: Dispute d'enfants après jeux (Children's Quarrel After Games)
    • IV. Bydlo (Cattle)
    • Promenade (IV)
    • V. Balet nevylupivshikhsya ptentsov (Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks)
    • VI. Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
    • VIII. Catacombae: Sepulcrum romanum (Catacombs: Roman Tomb)
    • VIII. Con mortuis in lingua mortua (With the Dead in a Dead Language)
    • IX. Izbushka na kuryikh nozhkakh (The Hut on the Fowl’s Legs): Baba Yaga
  • Stephen Collins Foster / Nobuyuki Tsujii (Nobu), Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
  • Frederic Chopin, 24 Preludes, Op. 28
    • No. 15 in D flat major 'Raindrop'
  • Nobuyuki Tsujii (Nobu), Elegy for the Victims of the Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011


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  • Venue: Carnegie Hall (New York, USA)
  • Production date: 2012
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min
  • Production: © PRP. Inc.
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