Wigmore Hall Mondays - Nicholas Angelich
From Wigmore Hall, London. Pianist Nicholas Angelich performs nocturnes and mazurkas by Chopin, plus Liszt's Piano Sonata in B minor, S178. Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill.
From Wigmore Hall, London.
Virtuosity and romantic intensity are among the hallmarks of American pianist Nicholas Angelich, who began his performing career as a child prodigy in the 1970s. Since then he has specialised in performing Classical and Romantic repertoire, including Beethoven and Liszt. In today's recital, Angelich performs a sonata by Liszt that was dedicated to Robert Schumann and admired by Richard Wagner, along with shorter works by Chopin.
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Nocturne in F minor Op. 55 No. 1
Nocturne in E flat major Op. 55 No. 2
Mazurkas Op. 59
Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Piano Sonata in B minor S178
Introduced by Clemency Burton-Hill.