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concert NEW VOD: Kit Armstrong and Alfred Brendel: Conversation Between Words and Music A literary concert from the Espace Artistique Kit Armstrong

A literary concert from the Espace Artistique Kit Armstrong

NEW VOD: Kit Armstrong and Alfred Brendel: Conversation Between Words and Music A literary concert from the Espace Artistique Kit Armstrong

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The legendary Alfred Brendel, who turned 90 in 2021, has taken on few pupils throughout his storied career, but something about the extraordinary memory and refined approach of piano prodigy Kit Armstrong convinced Brendel to take him on as a student. In the intervening years, Armstrong has more than made good on his early promise, growing into one of the most singular and accomplished artists and composers of our day.

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Cast

Program

  • Johann Sebastian Bach / Kit Armstrong, Choral Prelude: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (BWV 666)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach / Kit Armstrong, Choral Prelude: Erbarm dich mein, o Herre Gott (BWV 721)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach / Kit Armstrong, Choral Prelude: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend (BWV 655)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach, 15 Inventions, BWV 772-786
    • No. 14 in B-flat Major
  • Joseph Haydn, Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI/50
    • 3. Allegro molto
  • Franz Liszt, Historische ungarische Bildnisse (Historical Hungarian Portraits), S. 205
    • VII. Mihály Mosonyi
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Menuet in D Major, K. 355/576b
  • Robert Schumann, Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15
    • 12. Child Falling Asleep
  • György Ligeti, Études for Piano, Book II
    • No. 10, "Der Zauberlehrling" («The Sorcerer's Apprentice»)
  • Frederic Chopin, Nocturnes, Op. 27
    • No. 2 in D flat major
  • Johann Sebastian Bach, Well-tempered Clavier (Book I), BWV 846-861
    • Prelude and Fugue No. 15 in G Major, BWV 860

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Jean-François Mousseau
    • Francis Marcellet
  • Venue: Espace Artistique Kit Armstrong, Church of Sainte-Thérèse-de-l'Enfant-Jésus (Hirson, France)
  • Production date: 2018
  • Production: © Jean-François Mousseau & Francis Marcellet
  • Available version(s): FR, EN
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