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Pianist Llyr Williams evokes the fairytale world of Nordic folklore with a selection from Grieg's Lyric Pieces plus some of Liszt virtuosic arrangements of Wagner's greatest hits.

Pianist Llŷr Williams evokes the fairytale world of Nordic folklore with a selection from Grieg's Lyric Pieces plus some of Liszt's virtuosic arrangements of Wagner's greatest hits. Presented live from the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh by Donald Macleod.

Grieg: Lyric Pieces (selection)
Grieg: Bellringing Op 54 6 'Klokkeklang'
Grieg: To Spring Op 43 6 'Til våren'
Grieg: March of the Trolls Op 54 3 'Trolltog'
Grieg: Puck (Little Troll) Op 71 3 'Småtroll'
Grieg: Vanished Days Op 57 1 'Svundne dager'
Grieg: The Brook Op 62 4 'Bekken'
Grieg: Evening in the Mountains Op 68 4 'Aften på højfjellet'
Grieg: Cradle Song Op 68 5 'Bådnlåt'
Grieg: Homewards Op 62 6 'Hjemad'

Interval at approx. 11.50am
Donald Macleod looks at another artist who will appearing at the EIF this year, soprano Joyce Di Donato
Handel: 'Scherza infida' from Ariodante
Mozart: ‘Voi che sapete' from The Marriage of Figaro
Rossini: 'Una voce poco fa’ from The Barber of Seville

12.10pm
Wagner / Liszt: Fantasy on Themes from Rienzi
Wagner / Liszt: Spinning Chorus from Flying Dutchman
Wagner: Sonata for the book of Mrs.M.W
Wagner / Liszt: Entry of the Guests from Tannhäuser
Wagner / Liszt:: Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde

Llŷr Williams, piano

Donald Macleod (presenter)
Gavin McCollum (producer)

1 hour, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Edvard Grieg

    Bellringing Op.54 6 'Klokkeklang'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Edvard Grieg

    To Spring Op.43 6 'Til våren'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Edvard Grieg

    March of the Trolls Op.54 3 'Trolltog'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Puck (Little Troll) Op.71 3 'Småtroll'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Vanished Days Op.57 1 'Svundne dager'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Edvard Grieg

    The Brook Op.62 4 'Bekken'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Evening in the Mountains Op.68 4 'Aften på højfjellet'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Cradle Song Op.68 5 'Bådnlåt'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Homewards Op.62 6 'Hjemad'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Ariodante, HWV 33 Act 2 'Scherza infida'

    Performer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Il Complesso Barocco.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le Nozze di Figaro K492 Act 2 'Voi che sapete' (Cherubino)

    Performer: Joyce DiDonato. Orchestra: Opéra National de Lyon.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Il barbiere di Siviglia, Act 1 Scene 5: No 9 Cavatina 'Una voce poco fa' (Rosina)

    Performer: Joyce DiDonato. Conductor: Edoardo Müller.
  • Richard Wagner

    Fantasy on themes from 'Rienzi'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Richard Wagner

    Spinning Chorus from 'Der fliegende Holländer'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Richard Wagner

    Sonata for Mrs M. W.

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Richard Wagner

    Entry of the Guests from 'Tannhäuser'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Richard Wagner

    Liebestod from 'Tristan und Isolde'

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La Vallee des Cloches

    Performer: Llŷr Williams.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata No. 18 in D Major, K. 576: III. Allegretto

    Performer: Maxim Emelyanychev.
    • Mozart: Piano Sonatas.
    • Aparté.

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