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Sir Andras Schiff Gala Piano Recitals

20 Oct - 22 Oct 2018


** priority booking period for 2018 subscribers **


"He found song where others find formula; he conveyed song where others play scales."
Los Angeles Times

Appearing in Australia for the first time in over 20 years, legendary pianist Sir András Schiff performs two imaginative programs of great beauty.

As always with this artist, Bach is at the heart of everything: his ingenuity and virtuosity, as well as his deep faith and humanity, shine through the music of the famous 19th-century composers who followed in his steps. 


MELBOURNE RECITAL PROGRAM

MENDELSSOHN Fantasy in F-sharp minor, op 28 
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata no 24 in F-sharp major, op 78
BRAHMS Eight Piano Pieces, op 76 
BRAHMS Seven Fantasias, op 116 
JS BACH English Suite no 6 in D minor, BWV811

SYDNEY RECITAL PROGRAM

SCHUMANN Theme and Variations in E-flat major, WoO 24 ‘Ghost Variations’
BRAHMS Three Intermezzi, op 117 
MOZART Rondo in A minor, K511
BRAHMS Six Piano Pieces, op 118 
JS BACH Prelude and Fugue no 24 in B minor, BWV869
BRAHMS Four Piano Pieces, op 119
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata no 26 in E-flat major, op 81a ‘Les Adieux’


Presented in association with Melbourne Festival and Sydney Opera House

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HOW TO BUY TICKETS

Tickets for this event are currently on sale to Musica Viva 2018 subscribers only. Subscribe to the 2018 International Concert Season or Coffee Concerts Series for the best seats for the Sir András Schiff Galas and an exclusive subscriber discount.  

Online - once you have purchased your 2018 subscription you will be prompted to add tickets to this event.
Phone - call toll free 1800 688 482, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm AEST.

Single tickets for this event will go on sale in 2018.

 


venues

Arts Centre MelbourneHamer Hall
Southbank VIC

Sydney Opera House Concert Hall
Bennelong Point
Sydney NSW