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Internationally celebrated fortepianist Ronald Brautigam plays works by Chopin and Mendelssohn, broadcast live from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh.

Live from the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, internationally celebrated musician Ronald Brautigam brings his characteristically fresh interpretations to the fortepiano . Using an instrument authentic to the period the works were composed in, Brautigam performs a selection of Chopin's last major compositions, alongside works by Mendelssohn, including his sparkling Rondo Capriccioso and a set of Variations written to raise funds for a statue of Beethoven in Bonn.

Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso Op. 14
Chopin: Scherzo no. 2 in B-flat minor Op. 31
Chopin: 2 Nocturnes, Op. 27
Mendelssohn: Variations Sérieuses, Op. 54
INTERVAL: Strauss, R: Vier letzte Lieder, No's 2, 3 and 4.
Dorothea Röschmann (soprano), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor)
Mendelssohn: 6 Songs without Words, Op. 19
Chopin: Barcarolle, Op. 60
Chopin: Berceuse, Op. 57
Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie, Op. 61

Ronald Brautigam (Fortepiano)

Presenter: Donald Macleod
Producer: Laura Metcalfe.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Rondo Capriccioso Op 14

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No 2 in B flat minor Op 31

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Nocturnes Op 27 (C sharp & D flat)

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Variations Serieuses in D minor Op 54

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Richard Strauss

    Vier letzte Lieder - No 2, 3 and 4

    Performer: Dorothea Röschmann. Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    6 Songs Without Words Op 19 (Book 1)

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op 60

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse in D flat major, Op 57

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise-Fantasy No 7 in A flat major, Op 61

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Fantasy for Guitar, Op.107

    Performer: Sean Shibe.
    • Dreams & Fancies: English Music for Solo Guitar.
    • Delphian.


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