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Nash Ensemble - Gershwin, Ravel, Copland

Live from the Wigmore Hall in London, the Nash Ensemble explores the musical links between Paris and New York in the 1920s, performing music by Gershwin, Ravel and Copland.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London
Presented by Ian Skelly

The Nash Ensemble brings Americans in 1920s Paris to London's Wigmore Hall, with music by Gershwin, Ravel and Copland.

Copland: Nocturne and Ukulele Serenade for violin and piano
Ravel: String Quartet in F

7.45pm Interval - Interval Music

8.05pm Part 2:
Gershwin: 3 Preludes for solo piano
Gershwin: Promenade from Shall We Dance for clarinet and piano
Ravel: Violin Sonata
Gershwin: An American in Paris for two pianos

The Nash Ensemble:
Marianne Thorsen (violin); Richard Hosford (clarinet);
Ian Brown (piano); Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

Live from Wigmore Hall, London
Presented by Ian Skelly

This programme explores the musical links between Paris and New York in the 1920s, with pieces written by Copland while he was studying in Paris, music written by Ravel which impressed Gershwin in a New York concert, and familiar pieces by Gershwin himself, ending with his musical souvenir of a visit to Paris in its original two-piano version.

After the concert: Llyr Williams plays Wagner's piano music.

2 hours, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Fantasia in F sharp minor Op.3 for piano

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Richard Wagner

    Albumblatt (Lied ohne Worte) in E major for piano

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.

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