Carnegie Hall Presents

Keyboard Virtuosos I

The excitement is always palpable when one of the world's greatest pianists sits before the keyboard on the Carnegie Hall stage. In this series, five renowned pianists—Maurizio Pollini, Daniil Trifonov, Piotr Anderszewski, Murray Perahia, and Stephen Hough—fill that role, each bringing their own unique artistic personality that dazzles critics and audiences alike.

Series Events

Sunday, October 19, 2014 | 3 PM
Maurizio Pollini
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Maurizio Pollini, Piano

Program

  • SCHUMANN Arabeske in C Major
  • SCHUMANN Kreisleriana
  • CHOPIN Prelude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 45
  • CHOPIN Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor
  • CHOPIN Berceuse in D-flat Major
  • CHOPIN Polonaise in A-flat Major

  • Encores:
  • CHOPIN Nocturne in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
  • CHOPIN Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39
  • CHOPIN Etude in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 12, "Revolutionary"
  • CHOPIN Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23
Schumann's Kreisleriana, Op. 16 - Äusserst bewegt
Maurizio Pollini, Piano
Deutsche Grammophon
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 | 8 PM
Daniil Trifonov
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Daniil Trifonov, Piano

Program

  • BACH Fantasy and Fugue for Organ in G Minor, BWV 542 (trans. for piano by Franz Liszt, S. 463)
  • BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111
  • LISZT Transcendental Etudes, S. 139

  • Encore:
  • MEDTNER "Alla Reminiscenza" from Forgotten Melodies I, Op. 38
Liszt's Piano Sonata in B Minor, S. 178: Andante sostenuto
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
Deutsche Grammophon
Thursday, March 19, 2015 | 8 PM
Piotr Anderszewski
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Piotr Anderszewski, Piano

Program

  • BEETHOVEN Bagatelles, Op. 126
  • BARTÓK Fourteen Bagatelles, Op. 6
  • SCHUMANN Variations for Piano on an Original Theme, WoO 24
  • SCHUMANN Fantasy in C Major, Op. 17
Chopin's Mazurka No. 39 in B Major, Op. 63 No. 1
Piotr Anderszewski, Piano
Erato
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 | 8 PM
Murray Perahia
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Murray Perahia, Piano
Brahms's Ballade in G Minor, Op. 118, No. 3
Murray Perahia, Piano
Sony Music Entertainment
Saturday, May 9, 2015 | 8 PM
Stephen Hough
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Stephen Hough, Piano

Program

  • DEBUSSY La plus que lente
  • DEBUSSY Estampes
  • CHOPIN Ballade No. 2 in F Major
  • CHOPIN Ballade No. 1 in G Minor
  • CHOPIN Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major
  • CHOPIN Ballade No. 4 in F Minor
  • DEBUSSY Children's Corner
  • DEBUSSY L’isle joyeuse
Chopin Ballade No. 3 in A-flat Major, Op. 47
Stephen Hough, Piano
Hyperion

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