Carnegie Hall Presents

Keyboard Virtuosos III: Keynotes

Preeminent pianists of the 21st century delve into seminal works of earlier centuries in four astonishing evenings of music. Beethoven’s “Moonlight” Sonata, Rachmaninoff's Preludes, and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition are just some of the many beloved works featured on this series. You’ll feel closer than ever to this extraordinary music in the relaxed intimacy of Zankel Hall.

Series Events

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Olli Mustonen
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Olli Mustonen, Piano

Program

  • BACH Partita No. 5 in G Major, BWV 829
  • SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Sonata No. 2 in B Minor, Op. 61
  • RACHMANINOFF Thirteen Preludes, Op. 32

  • Encore:
  • RACHMANINOFF Prelude in G-flat Major, Op. 23, No. 10
Shostakovich's Preludes and Fugues in D Minor
Olli Mustonen, Piano
Ondine
Monday, January 27, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Marc-André Hamelin
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Marc-André Hamelin, Piano

Program

  • MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN Barcarolle (NY Premiere)
  • MEDTNER Piano Sonata in E Minor, Op. 25, No. 2, "Night Wind"
  • SCHUBERT Four Impromptus, D. 935

  • Encores:
  • DEBUSSY CLAUDE DEBUSSY “Reflets dans l’eau” from Images, Book I
  • MARC-ANDRÉ HAMELIN “Minute Waltz in Seconds”
  • DE LA SCHLÖZER Etude in A-flat, Op. 1, No. 2
Medtner's Piano Sonata in E Minor, Op. 25, No. 2, "Night Wind" (Finale: Allegro)
Marc-André Hamelin, Piano
Hyperion
Thursday, February 27, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Kristian Bezuidenhout
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Kristian Bezuidenhout, Fortepiano

Program

  • C. P. E. BACH Rondo in C Minor, Wq. 59, No. 4
  • MOZART Piano Suite in C Major, K. 399
  • MOZART Minuet in D Major, K. 355
  • MOZART Gigue, K. 574
  • C. P. E. BACH Sonata in E Minor, Wq. 59, No. 1
  • MOZART Rondo in A Minor, K. 511
  • MOZART Prelude and Fugue in C Major, K. 394
  • MOZART Piano Sonata in A Major, K. 331

  • Encore:
  • MOZART Andante Cantabile from Piano Sonata in C Major, K330
Mozart's Fantasia in C Minor, K. 475
Kristian Bezuidenhout, Fortepiano
Harmonia Mundi
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Paul Lewis
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Paul Lewis

Program

  • BACH Chorale Prelude on "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland," BWV 659 (arr. Busoni)
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 13 in E-flat Major, "quasi una fantasia"
  • BACH Chorale Prelude on "Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ," BWV 639 (arr. Busoni)
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, "Moonlight"
  • LISZT Schlaflos, Frage und Antwort
  • LISZT Unstern! Sinistre, disastro
  • LISZT R. W.—Venezia
  • MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Encore:
  • LISZT Piano Piece in F-sharp Major, No. 4 from Fünf kleine Klavierstücke, S. 192
Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, "Moonlight"
Paul Lewis, Piano
Harmonia Mundi