Ian Pace, contemporary virtuoso pianist
A celebration of Ian Pace at 50, a virtuoso pianist who specialises in contemporary music. Ian plays music by Stockhausen, Finnissy, Dusapin, Rebecca Saunders and Ferneyhough.
A celebration of Ian Pace at 50, a virtuoso pianist who specialises in contemporary music, who has premiered many works by leading composers of our time.
This programme includes music that Ian has specially recorded for this broadcast, as well as CD and archive recordings. He joins presenter Robert Worby to discuss the music and his ongoing thoughts about performance practice.
Elliott Carter: 90+
Karlheinz Stockhausen: Klavierstuck X
Rebecca Saunders: Mirror, mirror, on the wall
Pascal Dusapin: A Quia
Orchestre De Paris, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach
Michael Finnissy: Alkan-Paganini
Brian Ferneyhough: Quirl
plus, short works written specially for Ian's 50th by Michael Spencer, Evan Johnson, Patricia Sucena de Almeida, Wieland Hoban and Paul Obermayer.
Ian Pace (piano)