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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)
Debussy: Rêverie
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.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Fantasia In C minor K.475

    Performer: Menahem Pressler.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes - book 1

    Performer: Menahem Pressler.
  • Claude Debussy

    Reverie

    Performer: Menahem Pressler.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in F sharp minor Op.59 no.3

    Performer: Menahem Pressler.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in A minor Op.67 no.4

    Performer: Menahem Pressler.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in A Op.76 No.6

    Performer: Menahem Pressler.
  • Claude Debussy

    Suite bergamasque 'Clair de lune'

    Performer: Menahem Pressler.
  • Ksenija Sidorova

    Fantaisie aur un theme d'Astor Piazzolla

  • Astor Piazzolla

    Michelangelo '70

    Ensemble: Astor Piazzolla and the Quintet Tango Nuevo.
    • Tango: Zero Hour.
    • PANGAEA.
    • 5.

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