Olga Pashchenko thinks outside the box. It is not either/or, but both/and for this Russian keyboard virtuoso: early and new music, piano and fortepiano.
The Piano Biennial opened with the oldest and newest piano concertos. In the years separating those two works, innumerable exciting pieces have been written for our favorite instrument – plenty to fill a whole Biennial.
During this late-night concerto, three world-class pianists will play their favorite groundbreaking short pieces. The program consists of pieces that revolutionized music history, pieces that exemplify new musical languages. How about Debussy’s innovative abundance of colors, Liszt’s incomparable virtuosity, or a starring part for the glissando on the rather angular keys of a grand piano? Shorts, from baroque to today!
What are you going to see?
Domenico Scarlatti — Sonatas
Nikolai Kapustin – Etude op. 67 No. 1 “Glissandi”
Ernesto Lecuona – Mazurka Glissando
Franz Liszt — Rhapsody No.10
Gyorgi Ligeti – Continuum
Claude Debussy — La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune
Claude Debussy — Général Lavine – Eccentric
Claude Debussy — Feux d’Artifice
Mahan Esfahani, harpsichord
Daria van den Bercken, piano
Yeol Eum Son, piano
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