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.