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concert #WorldPianoDay: a virtual festival with the greatest pianists With Maria João Pires, Rudolf Buchbinder, Evgeny Kissin, Víkingur Ólafsson, Jan Lisiecki, Joep Beving, Simon Ghraichy, Kit Armstrong, and Daniil Trifonov

With Maria João Pires, Rudolf Buchbinder, Evgeny Kissin, Víkingur Ólafsson, Jan Lisiecki, Joep Beving, Simon Ghraichy, Kit Armstrong, and Daniil Trifonov

#WorldPianoDay: a virtual festival with the greatest pianists With Maria João Pires, Rudolf Buchbinder, Evgeny Kissin, Víkingur Ólafsson, Jan Lisiecki, Joep Beving, Simon Ghraichy, Kit Armstrong, and Daniil Trifonov

About

In honor of World Piano Day 2020, a star-studded roster of master pianists is headed to a screen near you! This exceptional virtual festival organised by Deutsche Grammophon features a jaw-dropping list of the biggest and most exciting names in classical piano: Maria João Pires, Rudolf Buchbinder, Evgeny Kissin, Víkingur Ólafsson, Jan Lisiecki, Joep Beving, Simon Ghraichy, Kit Armstrong and Daniil Trifonov will each perform pieces of their choosing on their own pianos, streaming mini-concerts of the highest artistry from their homes to yours. Music has the power to unite people even in difficult times: go on a journey and meet up with music lovers all over the world with the help of these modern-day magicians of the piano.

Discover great pianists in Deutsche Grammophon's Piano Masters playlist here, as well as recent albums from DG's Global Virtual Festival for World Piano Day performers Víkingur Ólafsson (Debussy-Rameau), Jan Lisiecki (Mendelssohn), and Rudolf Buchbinder (The Diabelli Project ). 

Cast

Program

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13, "Pathétique"
  • Johann Sebastian Bach / August Stradal, Organ Sonata No. 4 in E minor, BWV 528
    • 2. Andante [Adagio]
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau, Pièces de Clavessin (1724): Suite in E Minor, RCT 2
    • V. "Le Rappel des Oiseaux"
  • Claude Debussy, Preludes, Book I
    • 8. La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair)
  • Joep Beving, Solitude
  • Joep Beving, Unus Mundus
  • Joep Beving, Sol & Luna
  • Joep Beving, Orvonton
  • Joep Beving, Anamnesis
  • Rudolf Buchbinder, The Diabelli Project
  • Johannes Brahms, 6 Klavierstücke, Op. 118
  • Frederic Chopin, Nocturne in C sharp Minor, Op. posth. No. 20
  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Songs Without Words, Op. 67
    • I. Andante
    • II. Allegro leggiero
    • III. Andante tranquillo
    • IV. Presto (Spinnerlied)
    • V. Moderato
    • Vi. Allegretto non troppo
  • Frederic Chopin, Nocturnes, Op. 27
    • No. 2 in D flat major
  • Robert Schumann, Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood), Op. 15
    • 7. Dreaming
  • Thomas Preston, Uppon La Mi Re (Ground)
  • William Byrd, Variations on O Mistress Mine
  • Johann Sebastian Bach, Well-tempered Clavier (Book I), BWV 846-861
    • Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C major, BWV 846
  • Franz Liszt, Wiegenlied (Cradle song) S. 198
  • Louis Vierne, Trois nocturnes, Op. 34 (35)
    • I. « La nuit avait envahi la nef de la cathédrale… » — Lento
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos, Festa no sertão
  • Francisco Tárrega / Simon Ghraichy, Recuerdos de la Alhambra (version for piano)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach / Franz Liszt, Prelude and Fugue for organ in A Minor BWV 543
  • Michael Nyman, Timelapse
  • Arturo Márquez, Danzón No. 2
  • Frederic Chopin, Polonaise No. 6 in A-flat Major Op. 53, "Heroic"
  • Johann Sebastian Bach, The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080
    • Contrapunctus I
    • Contrapunctus II
    • Contrapunctus III
    • Contrapunctus IV
    • Contrapunctus V

Details

  • Broadcast date: March 28, 2020, 3 p.m.
  • Production date: 2020
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min
  • Production: @ Deutsche Grammophon
  • Available version(s): EN

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