Carnegie Hall Presents

Keyboard Virtuosos II

Scintillating and bewitching, magical and intoxicating. This remarkable series features Chopin preludes performed by Daniil Trifonov, Grand Prize Winner at the XIV International Tchaikovsky Competition; Debussy preludes performed by Pierre-Laurent Aimard; and music of Chopin and Schumann from Stephen Hough. You will also hear two long-time favorite visitors to Carnegie Hall: Mitsuko Uchida and Evgeny Kissin.

Series Events

Thursday, November 15, 2012 | 8 PM
Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano

Program

  • DEBUSSY Preludes, Book II
  • HEINZ HOLLIGER Elis (Three Night Pieces)
  • SCHUMANN Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (with posthumous etudes)

  • Encore:
  • CARTER "Fratribute" from Tri-Tribute
Schumann's Etudes Symphoniques, Op.13, XVIII Etude 12 - Finale
Pierre-Lauent Aimard, Piano
Warner Classics
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 | 8 PM
Daniil Trifonov
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Daniil Trifonov, Piano
    Carnegie Hall Recital Debut

Program

  • SCRIABIN Piano Sonata No. 2
  • LISZT Piano Sonata in B Minor
  • CHOPIN 24 Preludes, Op. 28

  • Encores:
  • MEDTNER Fairy Tale in E-flat Major, Op. 26, No. 2
  • BACH Gavotte from Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006 (arr. Rachmaninoff)
  • STRAVINSKY/AGOSTI "Infernal Dance" from The Firebird
Chopin's Scherzo for Piano No. 3 in C Sharp Minor, Op. 39, CT. 199
Daniil Trifinov, Piano
Fryderyk Chopin Society
Monday, March 4, 2013 | 8 PM
Stephen Hough
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Stephen Hough, Piano

Program

  • CHOPIN Nocturne in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 1
  • CHOPIN Nocturne in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
  • BRAHMS Piano Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 5
  • STEPHEN HOUGH Piano Sonata No. 2, "Notturno luminoso" (NY Premiere)
  • SCHUMANN Carnaval

  • Encores:
  • LOVE "Das alte Lied"
  • CHOPIN Nocturne in E-flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2
Brahms's Sonata for Piano No. 3 in F Minor, Scherzo
Stephen Hough, Piano
Hyperion
Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 8 PM
Mitsuko Uchida
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Mitsuko Uchida, Piano

Program

  • BACH Prelude and Fugue in C Major from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 870
  • BACH Prelude and Fugue in F-sharp Minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 883
  • SCHOENBERG Six Little Piano Pieces, Op. 19
  • SCHUMANN Waldszenen, Op. 82
  • SCHUMANN Sonata No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22
  • SCHUMANN Fünf Gesänge der Frühe, Op. 133

  • Encores:
  • D. SCARLATTI Sonata in D Minor, K. 9
  • MOZART Andante cantabile from Sonata in C Major, K.330
Schoenberg's Six Little Piano Pieces Op. 19 (Leicht, zart)
Mitsuko Uchida, Piano
Phillips
Friday, May 3, 2013 | 7 PM
Evgeny Kissin
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Evgeny Kissin, Piano

Program

  • HAYDN Piano Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob. XVI: 49
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111
  • SCHUBERT Impromptu in F Minor, D. 935, No. 1
  • SCHUBERT Impromptu in B-flat Major, D. 935, No. 3
  • SCHUBERT Impromptu in G-flat Major, D. 899, No. 3
  • SCHUBERT Impromptu in A-flat Major, D. 899, No. 4
  • LISZT Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 in C-sharp Minor

  • Encores:
  • GLUCK Melodie from Orfeo ed Euridice (arr. Sgambati)
  • LISZT Etude No. 10 in F Minor
  • LISZT "Die Forelle," D. 564 (after Schubert, D. 550)
Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 in C-sharp Minor
Evgeny Kissin, Piano
Deutsche Grammophon

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