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"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’