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Alexandre Tharaud - Scarlatti, Chopin, Liszt

Alexandre Tharaud gives a piano recital at the Wigmore Hall, London. With sonatas by Scarlatti, Chopin's Piano sonata No 2, Op 35 and Liszt's Funerailles.

Live from Wigmore Hall.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Domenico Scarlatti's keyboard sonatas are characterised by their sheer breadth of invention, the cosmopolitan composer picking up influences from all directions in the 18th century. Alexandre Tharaud showcases a selection of his favourites, alongside an elegy by Liszt for the failed Hungarian uprising in 1848. Chopin's epic second sonata completes the programme, its famous Funeral march movement probably also reflecting the nationalistic feeling of his compatriots in Poland.

Scarlatti: Sonata in D minor Kk.64 ,
Sonata in D minor Kk.9,
Sonata in C Kk.72,
Sonata in C Kk.132,
Sonata in D Kk.29,
Sonata in E Kk.380,
Sonata in A minor Kk.3,
Sonata in C Kk.514,
Sonata in F minor Kk.481,
Sonata in D minor Kk.141

8.10pm:
Interval: Interval Music, inc. works by Karlowicz and Moniuszko

8:30pm:
Part 2:
Chopin: Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op.35 'Funeral March'

Liszt: Funérailles, S.173 No. 7

Alexandre Tharaud (piano).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Alexandre Tharaud part 1

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in D minor Kk.64

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in D minor Kk.9 (Pastorale)

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in C major Kk.72

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in C major Kk.132

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in D major Kk.29

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in E major Kk.380

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in A minor Kk.3

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in C major Kk.514

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in F minor Kk.481

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Domenico Scarlatti

      Sonata in D minor Kk.141

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

  • Interval music

    • Mieczyslaw Karlowicz

      Symphonic Prologue 'Bianca da Molena' from White dove [Bialej golabki] - incidental music

      Conductor: Gianandrea NOSEDA Performer: BBC Philharmonic

      • CHANDOS.
      • CHAN 10171.
    • Stanislaw Moniuszko

      Overture to Flis [The raftsman] - opera in 1 act

      Conductor: Robert SATANOWSKI Performer: Pomeranian Philharmonic Orchestra

      • CPO.
      • 999 113 2.
  • Alexandre Tharaud part 2

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor Op.35 for piano

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • Franz Liszt

      Harmonies poetiques et religieuses - 10 pieces S.173 for piano - VII. Funerailles

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

  • Encores

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Concerto in B minor BWV.979 for keyboard, transc. from an unknown pre-existing work - IV.

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

    • François Couperin

      Le Tic-toc-choc ou les maillotins (Legerement et marquee) for keyboard from Ordre No.18

      Performer: Alexandre THARAUD - Piano

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