Carnegie Hall Presents

Keyboard Virtuosos II

Featuring both quintessential classics and stunning new works, this sensational series highlights keyboard compositions that span more than two centuries performed by new heroes and legendary masters of the genre. András Schiff, Jonathan Biss, Daniil Trifonov, Mitsuko Uchida, and Emanuel Ax enthrall audiences with their artistic mastery and remarkable interpretations.

Series Events

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 | 8 PM
András Schiff
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • András Schiff, Piano

Program

  • BACH Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829
  • BACH Partita No. 3 in A Minor, BWV 827
  • BACH Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825
  • BACH Partita No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 826
  • BACH Partita No. 4 in D Major, BWV 828
  • BACH Partita No. 6 in E Minor, BWV 830

  • Encore:
  • BACH Invention in C Major, BWV 772
Bach's Partita No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 826 (Capriccio)
András Schiff, Piano
Decca
Friday, January 17, 2014 | 8 PM
Jonathan Biss
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Jonathan Biss, Piano

Program

  • BRAHMS Klavierstücke, Op. 119
  • GYÖRGY KURTÁG Selections from Játékok
    ·· Antiphone in F-sharp
    ·· Like the flowers of the field?
    ·· Hommage à Jeney
    ·· Fanfare to Judit Maros' wedding
    ·· Hommage à Schubert
    ·· (...and round and round it goes)
    ·· Farewell, S.W.
    ·· Birthday elegy for Judit - for the second finger of her left hand
  • CHOPIN Nocturnes, Op. 62
  • CHOPIN Polonaise-fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, "Waldstein"

  • Encore:
  • BRAHMS Klavierstücke, Op. 119, No. 1
Thursday, February 6, 2014 | 8 PM
Daniil Trifonov
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Daniil Trifonov, Piano

Program

  • STRAVINSKY Serenade in A
  • DEBUSSY CLAUDE DEBUSSY Selections from Images, Book I
    ·· Reflets dans l'eau
    ·· Mouvement
  • RAVEL Selections from Miroirs
  • SCHUMANN Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13 (with posthumous etudes)

  • Encores:
  • CHOPIN Prelude in A-flat Major, Op. 28, No. 17
  • CHOPIN Prelude in B-flat minor, Op. 28, No. 16
  • DANIIL TRIFONOV Scherzo from Piano Sonata
Schubert's "Erlkönig"
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
Mariinsky
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | 8 PM
Mitsuko Uchida
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Mitsuko Uchida, Piano

Program

  • SCHUBERT Piano Sonata in G Major, D. 894
  • BEETHOVEN Thirty-Three Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli, Op. 120
Schubert's  Piano Sonata in G Major, D. 894, (Allegretto)
Mitsuko Uchida, Piano
Phillips
Thursday, May 15, 2014 | 8 PM
Emanuel Ax
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Emanuel Ax, Piano

Program

  • BRAHMS Piano Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 2
  • BRETT DEAN Hommage à Brahms (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • BRAHMS Klavierstücke, Op. 119
  • MISSY MAZZOLI Bolts of Loving Thunder (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • BRAHMS Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel

  • Encore:
  • BRAHMS Intermezzo in B-flat Minor, Op. 117, No. 2
Brahms's Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel (Fuga moderato)
Emanuel Ax, Piano
Sony Classical

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