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Verbier Festival: Chopin and Beethoven

Verbier Festival: the first of four programmes featuring the brilliant pianist Daniil Trifonov. Today he plays a set of variations on a theme by Mozart.

Verbier Festival: the first of four programmes from one of the world's most prestigious music festivals. Today there's a violin sonata by Beethoven and the brilliant young pianist Daniil Trifonov plays a set of variations by Chopin on a theme by Mozart. Later in the week, Trifonov plays more music by Chopin, including his 'Funeral' sonata.
Presented by Sarah Walker.

Mompou Variations on a theme of Chopin for piano
Daniil Trifonov (piano)

Beethoven Violin Sonata in A major, Op.30`1
Alexandra Conunova (violin), Denis Kozhukhin (piano)

Chopin Variations on 'La ci darem la mano' in B flat major, Op.2
Daniil Trifonov (piano)

Image credit: Nicolas Brodard

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Federico Mompou

    Variations on a theme of Chopin for piano

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata in A major, Op.30`1

    Performer: Alexandra Conunova. Performer: Denis Kozhukhin.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Variations on 'La Ci Darem La Mano' , Op.2 for piano

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.

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