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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Boris Giltburg

From Wigmore Hall in London, a piano recital by Boris Giltburg. Bach arr Busoni: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV565. Schumann: Papillons. Brahms: Piano Sonata No 1 in C.

From Wigmore Hall, London.

Boris Giltburg plays piano music by Bach, Schumann and Brahms.

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill

Bach, arr. Busoni: Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV565
Schumann: Papillons Op. 2
Brahms: Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major Op. 1

Boris Giltburg, piano
With his vital blend of virtuosity and musical gravitas, Boris Giltburg has emerged as one of the most poetic and insightful artists of his generation. The Israeli pianist's Wigmore Hall recital opens with Busoni's richly imagined transcription of one of the most familiar of all Baroque compositions, and includes Brahms's symphonic First Piano Sonata.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565, arr.Busoni

    Performer: Boris Giltburg.
  • Robert Schumann

    Papillons, Op 2

    Performer: Boris Giltburg.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata No 1 in C major, Op 1

    Performer: Boris Giltburg.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo No 2 in A major, Op 118

    Performer: Boris Giltburg.