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Cristina Ortiz plays piano music by Chopin and Bowen

Cristina Ortiz plays piano music by Chopin and Bowen at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Cristina Ortiz plays piano music by Chopin and Bowen at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on 18th October.

Presented by Sarah Walker.

Chopin
Fantaisie in F minor, Op.49
Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35 (Marche funèbre)

8.10: Interval

York Bowen
Prelude in C, Op.102 No.1 (Moderato appassionato)
Prelude in D minor, Op.102 No.6 (Andane con moto)
Prelude in E flat, Op.102 No.7 (Andantino amabile)
Prelude in E minor, Op.102 No.10 (Moderato, a capriccio)
Prelude in F, Op.102 No.11 (Andante con moto e grazioso)
Prelude in F minor, Op.102 No.12 (Allegro con fuoco)

Chopin:
Etude in A flat, Op.25 No.1
Etude in E minor, Op.25 No.5
Etude in C sharp minor, Op.25 No.7
Etude in C minor, Op.25 No.12
Barcarolle in F sharp, Op.60
Polonaise in A flat, Op.53

Cristina Ortiz, piano

The great Brazilian pianist Cristina Ortiz is renowned for her interpretations of Chopin, and here performs a programme including the dramatic Fantaisie in F minor, along with some Preludes by York Bowen, an English contemporary of Rachmaninov, who is now being rediscovered, after decades of neglect.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Fantasy In F Minor Op.49 For Piano

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Sonata No. 2 In B Flat Minor Op.35 For Piano

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz.
  • York Bowen

    Fantasy Overture

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Performer: Rumon Gamba.
  • York Bowen

    24 Preludes Op.102 For Piano - i No.1; ii No. 6; iii No.7; iv No.10; v No.11; vi No.12

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    12 Studies Op.25 for piano - i No.1; ii No. 5; iii No.7; iv No.12

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Barcarolle In F Sharp Major Op.60 For Piano

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise In A Flat Major Op.53 (Eroica) For Piano

    Performer: Cristina Ortiz.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Quattro pezzi sacri

    Singer: Donika Mataj. Choir: Santa Cecilia Chorus. Orchestra: Santa Cecilia Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano.
    • Sacred Verdi.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 001.
  • Frank Martin

    Pavane couleur du temps (Polyptyque)

    Ensemble: Oxalys.
    • Passacaille.

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