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John Ogdon Memorial Concert

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 09 April 2014

Live from Champs Hill, Sussex

Presented by Katie Derham

Peter Donohoe gives a recital in tribute to the pianist John Ogdon, who died in 1989. He performs works which were among those championed by the late British pianist, marking the 25th anniversary of his death.

Scriabin: Piano Sonata no.5, Op.53
Ogdon: Theme and Variations
Ravel: Miroirs

8.25pm: Interval - music from John Ogdon himself, including Liszt's Variations symphoniques, with the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Sir John Barbirolli.

8.45pm: Part 2
Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues -
No. 9 in E major
No. 7 in A major
No. 21 in Bb major
No. 12 in G# minor

Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor, S178

Peter Donohoe (piano)

Following the concert, music from last weekend's French Institute festival 'It's all about piano', featuring top students from the Royal College of Music and the Paris Conservatoire.


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