Jonathan Swain introduces a piano recital from the Guildhall in Bath given by Norwegian pianist, Christian Ihle Hadland, one of Radio 3's New Generations Artists.
Including the extraordinary emotional intensity of Schubert's first set of impromptu's, whose powerful impact belie their improvisatory styling, and pure Russian romance from Rachmaninov's younger contemporary, Medtner.
Medtner: Sonata reminiscenza Op.38
Schubert: Four Impromptus D.899
Schumann: Variations on an Original Theme WoO.24
Christian Ihle Hadland (piano).