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Benjamin Grosvenor - Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Ravel (part 1)

Benjamin Grosvenor (piano) performs at the Wigmore Hall in London. Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso, Op 14. Schubert: Impromptu, D899 No 3. Schumann: Humoreske in B flat, Op 20.

Young British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor plays works by Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann and Ravel live from Wigmore Hall

Presented by Katie Derham

Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso in E, Op 14
Schubert: Impromptu in G flat, D899 No 3
Schumann: Humoreske in B flat, Op 20

8.10pm
Interval

8.30pm
Mompou: Paisajes
Medtner: 2 Fairy Tales
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Gounod/Liszt: Valse from Faust

Benjamin Grosvenor presents a typically searching, richly-varied programme: teenage Mendelssohn gives way to mature Schubert while elusive Schumann and Medtner contrast with the virtuosity and colour of Ravel and of Liszt's fiendish transcription of Gounod's Faust.

40 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Grosvenor at Wigmore Hall part 1

    • Felix Mendelssohn

      Rondo capriccioso in E major/minor Op.14 for piano

      Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Franz Schubert

      4 Impromptus D.899, Op.90 for piano – no.3 in G flat major

      Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Robert Schumann

      Humoreske in B flat major Op.20 for piano

      Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
  • Benjamin Grosvenor at Wigmore Hall part 2

    • Federico Mompou

      Paisajes for piano

      Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Nikolay Karlovich Medtner

      6 Fairy tales Op.51 for piano – no.3 in A major

      Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Nikolay Karlovich Medtner

      2 Fairy tales Op.14 for piano – no.2 in E minor 'March of the paladin'

      Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Maurice Ravel

      Valses nobles et sentimentales for piano

      Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Franz Liszt

      (Gounod) Waltz from 'Faust' S.407, transc. for piano

      Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
  • Encore

    • Isaac Albéniz

      Tango ('Espana', no.2), arr. Godowsky for piano

      Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
  • Post-concert

    • Trad.

      Ciocarlia

      Performer: Patricia Kopatchinskaja. Performer: Viktor Kopatchinsky..
      • Naive.
      • V5193.
    • Maurice Ravel

      Tzigane

      Performer: Patricia Kopatchinskaja. Performer: Viktor Kopatchinsky..
      • Naive.
      • V5193.
    • Gyorgy Ligeti

      Ballad and Dance

      Performer: Patricia Kopatchinskaja.
      • Naive.
      • V5193.

Broadcast

  • Mon 14 Oct 2013 19:30

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