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Paul Lewis

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

A recital given at London's Wigmore Hall, in which celebrated pianist Paul Lewis performs impromptus by Schubert as well as what is regarded as one of the supreme compositions in the whole of the piano repertoire - Beethoven's 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli, Op 120.

Paul Lewis (piano)

Schubert: Four Impromptus, D935
Beethoven: 33 Variations on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli, Op 120

Followed by a focus on the English Chamber Orchestra and a conversation with its new music director Paul Watkins. Featuring a selection of works recorded by the ECO in the recording boom during the early days of the CD, with an excerpt from one of the bestselling recordings in classical music - Winter from Nigel Kennedy's version of Vivaldi's Four Seasons.

Vivaldi: Winter (Four Seasons)
Nigel Kennedy (violin)
English Chamber Orchestra

Mozart: Divertimento in B flat, K.287 (1st movt)
English Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Tate (conductor)

Mozart: Ch’io mi scordi di te? – Non temer, amato bene, K.505
Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano)
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
English Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Tate (conductor)

Release date:

2 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Wed 11 Nov 2009 19:00