Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert - Chopin And His Europe 2017

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01"chopin And His Europe - Bach, Chopin And Mozart"20171017

Andreas Staier plays Chopin, Bach and Mozart at Warsaw's Chopin and His Europe Festival.

Andreas Staier plays Chopin, Bach and Mozart at Warsaw's Chopin and his Europe Festival.
Played on an 1849 Erard piano of Chopin's era, Andreas Staier's recital gives us an insight into how the music of the past might have been heard by Chopin and his contemporaries. Today the focus is on the dance-based music that inspired Chopin, who revered J S Bach above all composers, save Mozart.
Presented by Sarah Walker.

Chopin: Four Mazurkas, Op.17
Bach: French Suite No. 1 in D minor, BWV 812
Mozart: Suite in C, K.399
Chopin: Four Mazurkas, Op.24

Andreas Staier (piano).

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02Chopin And His Europe - Chopin And Beethoven20171018

Seong-jin Cho plays Beethoven and Chopin at Warsaw's Chopin and His Europe Festival.

Seong-jin Cho plays Beethoven and Chopin at Warsaw's Chopin and his Europe Festival.
The South-Korean winner of the 2015 Chopin International Piano Competition returns to Warsaw in this recital presented by Sarah Walker.

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op.13, 'Pathétique.'
Chopin: Four Ballades: No. 1 in G minor, Op.23; No. 2 in F major, Op.38; No. 3 in A flat major, Op.47; No. 4 in F minor, Op.52

Seong-jin Cho (piano).

03"chopin And His Europe Festival - Chopin, Ravel And Scriabin"20171019

Vadym Kholodenko plays Chopin and Ravel at Warsaw's Chopin and his Europe Festival.

Vadym Kholodenko plays Chopin, Ravel and Scriabin at Warsaw's Chopin and his Europe Festival. The Ukrainian-born pianist demonstrates the versatility and dynamism which won him first prize at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
Presented by Sarah Walker.

Chopin: Two Nocturnes, Op.37
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 5, Op.53

Vadym Kholodenko (piano).

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04"chopin And His Europe - Bach, Schumann And Chopin"20171020

Nelson Freire plays Schumann and Chopin at Warsaw's Chopin and His Europe Festival.

Nelson Freire at Warsaw's Chopin and his Europe Festival.
The distinguished Brazilian pianist, long seen as the connoisseur's pianist, brings his exquisite musicianship to Warsaw in a programme of Bach, Schumann and Chopin.
Presented by Sarah Walker.

Bach: Prelude in G minor, BWV 535
Schumann: Fantasy in C, Op.17
Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op.58

Nelson Freire (piano).

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