Imogen Cooper Biography (Wikipedia)
Imogen Cooper, CBE (born August 28, 1949) is an English pianist.
Born in London, she is the daughter of the musicologist Martin Cooper. She studied piano in London with Kathleen Long, in Paris with Jacques Février and Yvonne Lefébure, and in Vienna with Alfred Brendel, Jörg Demus and Paul Badura-Skoda. She is particularly known for her interpretations of Schubert and Schumann, but she has also been involved in modern music, giving the premières of works such as Traced Overhead by Thomas Adès. As well as performing as soloist she participates in chamber music and lieder, her long-standing partnership with baritone Wolfgang Holzmair being especially notable.
She was appointed CBE in the 2007 New Year Honours List.
- Schubert: Piano Sonata in C Minor - Preview Cliphttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g8lp9.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g8lp9.jpg2014-01-02T10:34:00.000ZListen to an excerpt from Schubert's Piano Sonata in C Minor, D958.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01p3y2v
Schubert: Piano Sonata in C Minor - Preview Clip
- Britten: Canticle I 'My beloved is mine' - Preview Cliphttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g8lp9.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01g8lp9.jpg2014-01-02T09:47:00.000ZListen to an excerpt from Britten's Canticle I 'My Beloved Is Mine'.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01p2v5s
Britten: Canticle I 'My beloved is mine' - Preview Clip
- Britten: Canticle II 'Abraham and Isaac' (Excerpt) - BBC Proms 2013http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01dfqpd.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01dfqpd.jpg2013-07-29T16:55:00.000ZRuby Hughes, James Gilchrist and Imogen Cooper perform Britten's Canticle II.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01dfqqk
Britten: Canticle II 'Abraham and Isaac' (Excerpt) - BBC Proms 2013
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