Menahem Pressler plays Mozart, Debussy and Chopin
Menahem Pressler plays Mozart, Debussy and Chopin at the Ruhr Piano Festival. The legendary ninety three year old pianist now concentrates on solo and teaching work.
Menahem Pressler plays Mozart, Debussy and Chopin at the Ruhr Piano Festival. Famous for his five decades with the Beaux Arts Trio, 93-year-old Menahem Pressler now concentrates on solo and teaching work. He's heard here in concert he gave in July at the Anneliese Brost Musikforum, Ruhr. Part of Radio 3's celebration of 50 years of the European Broadcasting Union's music exchange programme.
Presented by Ian Skelly.
Menahem Pressler (piano)
Mozart: Fantasy in C minor, K. 475
Debussy: Voiles; La fille aux cheveux de lin; Minstrels (Preludes, Book I)
Chopin: Mazurka in F sharp minor, Op. 59 no 3; Mazurka in A minor, Op. 67 no 4
Brahms: Intermezzo in A, Op. 76 no 6
Debussy: Clair de lune
plus looking ahead to tomorrow's Lunchtime Concert, accordionist, Ksenija Sidorova plays Franck Angelis's Fantasy on a Theme of Astor Piazzolla.