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Wigmore Hall Mondays: Danny Driver

Live from Wigmore Hall in London, pianist Danny Driver plays works by Messiaen, Ligeti and Kaija Saariaho, plus Schumann's Kreisleriana.

Live from Wigmore Hall, London, pianist Danny Driver plays works by Messiaen, Ligeti and Kaija Saariaho, plus Schumann's Kreisleriana.

Introduced by Kate Molleson.

Sound colours and evocative imagery belong to Danny Driver's imaginative choice of repertoire. He returns to Wigmore Hall to explore the soundworlds of Messiaen and Kaija Saariaho before delving into the kaleidoscopic expressive contrasts of Schumann's Kreisleriana.

Messiaen: Prelude No 5 (Les sons impalpables du reve)
Kaija Saaraiaho: Ballade
Ligeti: Etude No 6 (Automne à Varsovie)
Schumann: Kreisleriana

Danny Driver (piano).

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Olivier Messiaen

    'Prelude no. 5 (Les sons impalpables du rêve)

    Performer: Danny Driver.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Ballade for piano

    Performer: Danny Driver.
  • György Ligeti

    Etude No. 6 'Automne à Varsovie'

    Performer: Danny Driver.
  • Robert Schumann

    Kreisleriana Op. 16

    Performer: Danny Driver.

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