Carnegie Hall Presents

Keyboard Virtuosos I

Some of the world’s greatest pianists display their own musical styles and spectacular technique in this series. It’s not to be missed, with the distinctive Murray Perahia and the inquisitive Jeremy Denk, the charismatic Piotr Anderszewski and profound Maurizio Pollini, and last but not least, the pyrotechnic Yuja Wang.

Series Events

Friday, November 2, 2012 | 8 PM
Postponed: Murray Perahia
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Murray Perahia, Piano

Program

  • HAYDN Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI: 24
  • SCHUBERT Moments musicaux, D. 780
  • BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight"
  • SCHUMANN Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26
  • CHOPIN Impromptu in F-sharp Major, Op. 36
  • CHOPIN Scherzo No. 1
Schumann's Faschingsschuwank Aus Wien (Allegro)
Murray Perahia, Piano
Sony
Thursday, December 6, 2012 | 8 PM
Piotr Anderszewski
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Piotr Anderszewski, Piano

Program

  • BACH French Suite No. 5 in G Major, BWV 816
  • BACH English Suite No. 3 in G Minor, BWV 808
  • BACH Italian Concerto, BWV 971
  • BACH English Suite No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 811

  • Encore:
  • BACH Sarabande from Partita No. 1 in B Minor, BWV 1002
Bach's English Suite No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 811 (Gavotte)
Piotr Anderszewski, Piano
Virgin Classics
Friday, March 22, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Jeremy Denk
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Jeremy Denk, Piano

Program

  • BARTÓK Piano Sonata
  • LISZT "Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen" Prelude after J.S. Bach, S. 179
  • LISZT Sonetto del Petrarca, No. 123 from Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année
  • LISZT Après une lecture du Dante, fantasia quasi sonata, from Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année
  • LISZT Isoldes Liebestod, from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde
  • BACH Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, BWV 869
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111
Beethoven's  Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111 (Maestoso, Allegro con brio ed appassionato)
Jeremy Denk, Piano
Nonesuch
Sunday, April 21, 2013 | 3 PM
Maurizio Pollini
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Maurizio Pollini, Piano

Program

  • CHOPIN Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 45
  • CHOPIN Ballade in F Major, Op. 38
  • CHOPIN Ballade in A-flat Major, Op. 47
  • CHOPIN Four Mazurkas, Op. 33
  • CHOPIN Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39
  • DEBUSSY Préludes, Book I

  • Encores:
  • DEBUSSY "Pour les arpèges composés," No. 5, from Etudes, Book II
  • CHOPIN Etude in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 12, "Revolutionary"
  • CHOPIN Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23
Chopin's Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 45
Maurizio Pollini, Piano
Deutsche Grammophon
Thursday, May 16, 2013 | 8 PM
Yuja Wang
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Yuja Wang, Piano

Program

  • RACHMANINOFF Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor (1931 edition)
  • LOWELL LIEBERMANN Gargoyles, Op. 29
  • SCRIABIN Piano Sonata No. 2 in G-sharp Minor, Op. 19
  • SCRIABIN Piano Sonata No. 6 in G Major, Op. 62
  • RAVEL La valse

  • Encores:
  • RACHMANINOFF Élégie in E-flat minor from Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3, No.1
  • PROKOFIEV Toccata in D Minor, Op.1
  • HOROWITZ Variations on a Theme from Bizet's Carmen
  • CHOPIN Waltz in C-sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2
  • LISZT "Gretchen am Spinnrade" from Six Songs of Franz Schubert
Ravel's La valse
Yuja Wang, Piano
Deutsche Grammophon

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