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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Louis Schwizgebel

In a live recital from the Wigmore Hall in London, Radio 3 New Generation Artist Louis Schwizgebel performs piano music by Haydn, Chopin and Liszt.

Born in Geneva in 1987, Swiss-Chinese pianist Louis Schwizgebel is a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist. Described as "profoundly gifted", he won the Geneva International Music Competition at the age of seventeen and in 2012 he won 2nd prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition.
Today's programme is a celebration of pianistic elegance, expression and virtuosity.

Haydn : Piano Sonata in Eb HXVI:49

Chopin : Ballade No. 3 in Ab Op. 47, Étude in C# minor Op. 25 No. 7, Waltz in C# minor Op. 64 No. 2, Fantaisie-impromptu in C# minor Op. 66

Liszt : Consolation No. 3 in Db S172, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 in Db S244.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata No 59 in E flat major Hob.XVI:49

    Performer: Louis Schwizgebel.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata No 59 in E flat major, Hob.XVI:49

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade No 3 in A flat major Op 47

    Performer: Louis Schwizgebel.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade No 3 in A flat major, Op 47

    Performer: Teresa Carreño.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etude in C sharp minor Op 25 No 7

    Performer: Louis Schwizgebel.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etude in C sharp minor, Op 25 No 7

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in C sharp minor Op 64 No 2

    Performer: Louis Schwizgebel.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2

  • Fantasy-Impromptu in C sharp minor Op 66

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Fantaisie-impromptu, Op 66

  • Franz Liszt

    Consolation No 3 in D flat major S172 No 3

    Performer: Louis Schwizgebel.
  • Franz Liszt

    Consolation in D flat major, S172 No 3

  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody in D flat, S244 No 6

    Performer: Louis Schwizgebel.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody in D flat major, S244 No 6

  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Etinelles, Morceau caracteristique Op 36 No 3

    Performer: Louis Schwizgebel.

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