Peter Hill - Bach, Berg, Messiaen, Schoenberg
Live from the Upper Chapel in Sheffield, Tom McKinney introduces a recital of piano music by Messiaen and Bach give by pianist and Messiaen specialist Peter Hill.
Tom McKinney introduces a recital of piano music by Olivier Messiaen, Alban Berg, Arnold Schoenberg and JS Bach recorded earler this month at the Upper Chapel in Sheffield, in conversation with pianist and Messiaen specialist, Peter Hill.
Peter Hill's programme includes the first performance of Messiaen's La Fauvette Passerinette (Subalpine warbler).
The concert was given as part of the series "Music in the Round".
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E flat minor (Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1, No. 8 BWV.853)
Berg Sonata, Op 1
Messiaen: La Colombe (the Dove) from Preludes; La Chouette hulotte (Tawny owl) and L'Alouette Lulu (woodlark) from Catalogue d'oiseaux
Messiaen/Hill: La Fauvette Passerinette (Subalpine warbler) (World premiere); Messiaen: Le Traquet stapazin (Black-eared Wheatear)
Schoenberg: Six Little Pieces, Op.19
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor (Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1, No. 4 BWV.849)
Messiaen: Morceau de Lecture a Vue
Peter Hill, piano
Following the concert, a selection from the shortlist of the British Composer Awards, winners to be announced next week.