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Clara Haskill and Steven Osborne

2/12. Clara Haskill plays Mozart's Piano Sonata in C and Steven Osborne presents an eclectic and imaginative journey from Joplin to Peterson.

Two great pianists from the past and present are represented in this programme. The Romanian pianist Clara Haskil, renowned for her interpretations of Mozart, performs Mozart's Piano Sonata KV330, recorded at the 1957 Festival from the Freemason's Hall, Edinburgh. In contrast, Scottish-born pianist Steven Osborne (who won the prestigious Clara Haskil Piano Competition in Vevey, Switzerland, as a young man in 1991) presents an eclectic and imaginative journey from Joplin to Peterson from the 2010 Queen's Hall Series at the Edinburgh International Festival.

Mozart: Piano Sonata in C, KV330
Clara Haskil, piano

Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Gershwin: Three Preludes
Ives: Three-page Sonata
Osborne: Improvisation
Kapustin: 24 Preludes in Jazz Style, Nos 3, 7, 18, 23 & 25
Oscar Peterson: Indiana
Young: My Foolish Heart
Steven Osborne, piano.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata in C Major K.330 for Piano

    Performer: Clara Haskil.
  • Scott Joplin

    Maple Leaf Rag

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • George Gershwin

    Three Preludes

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • Charles Ives

    Three Page Sonata K.X.14

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • Steven Osborne

    Improvisations for Piano

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • Nikolai Girshevich Kapustin

    24 Preludes in Jazz Style Op.53

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • Oscar Peterson

    Way Back Home to Indiana

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
  • Victor Young

    My Foolish Heart

    Performer: Steven Osborne.

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