20130330At Wigmore Hall in London, the Russian-German pianist and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Igor Levit plays works by two great figures of the Romantic era, Schubert and Liszt. His progamme includes Schubert's six delicate Moments Musicaux and Liszt's barnstorming Apres une lecture de Dante from the Italian leg of his Annees de pelerinage, and begins with the two composers virtually hand-in-hand in Liszt's solo piano transcription of Schubert's song Sei mir gegrusst.
Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Igor Levit (piano)
Schubert/Liszt: Sei mir gegrüsst, S558 No. 1
Schubert: 6 Moments Musicaux, D780
Liszt: Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi sonata (from Années de pèlerinage, Italie).