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Live from the Edinburgh International Festival, artist-in-residence, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard, performs Chopin, Debussy, Messiaen, Scriabin and Obouhow.

International Festival artist in residence, pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard takes to the Queen’s Hall stage for a recital of nature and mysticism. Aimard performs Messiaen’s sparkling portraits of birds, alongside a selection of Debussy preludes. Sensuality and spirituality are explored in music by Scriabin and Russian-born Nikolai Obouhow, alongside three of Chopin’s Nocturnes.

Obouhow: Révelations
Obouhow: Création de l’or numbers 1 & 2
Scriabin: Two Pieces: Désir and Caresse dansée Op. 57
Scriabin: Poeme-nocturne Op. 61
Debussy: Études (selection)
11:50
INTERVAL - Mahler: Rückert-Lieder, performed by Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano) Colburn Orchestra, Yehuda Gilad (conductor)
12:10
Chopin: Nocturne in E Op. 62 No 2
Messiaen: Le Loriot
Chopin: Nocturne in B flat minor Op. 9 No 1
Messiaen: L’Alouette Lulu
Chopin: Nocturne in F sharp minor Op. 48 No 2
Messiaen: L’alouette calandrelle

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (Piano)

Presenter – Petroc Trelawny
Producer – Laura Metcalfe

2 hours

Music Played

  • Nikolai Obukhov

    Two Pieces Op 57 and Poeme-Nocturne Op 61

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Two Pieces: Désir and Caresse dansée Op 57

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Poeme-nocturne Op 61

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Claude Debussy

    5 Études; Nos 2,3,4,7,11

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Rückert-Lieder

    Performer: Sasha Cooke. Orchestra: Colburn Orchestra.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E Op 62 No 2

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Le Loriot

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in B flat minor Op 9 No 1

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    L'alouette lulu

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in F sharp minor Op 48 No 2

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • George Enescu

    Carillon Nocturne Opus 18

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    In Moments To Delight Devoted, Op.26, No.1

    Performer: Sergey Rybin. Author: Ivan Ivanovich Kozlov. Author: Lord Byron. Singer: Anush Hovhannisyan.
    • Rimsky- Korsakov Romances.
    • Stone Records.
    • 3.

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