Wigmore Hall Mondays: Leon McCawley
Live from Wigmore Hall, London, Leon McCawley plays piano music by Haydn, Gal, Chopin and Beethoven. Introduced by Clemency Burton-Hill.
Leon McCawley plays piano music by Haydn, Gál, Chopin and Beethoven.
Live from Wigmore Hall, London.
Introduced by Clemency Burton-Hill.
Haydn: Piano Sonata in C minor, HXVI:20
Hans Gál: Three Preludes, Op 65
Chopin: 2 Nocturnes, Op 37
Beethoven: 32 Variations on an Original Theme in C minor, WoO 80
Leon McCawley, piano
Leon McCawley's world première recording of Hans Gál's piano works championed the music of a composer who fled the Nazis to find refuge in Britain. Gál's Three Preludes complement Haydn's dramatic C minor Sonata and the elegance of Chopin's Nocturnes.