From Mussorgsky to Mantovani

Sat 23 Mar 2.00pm
£12, conc. £10, Piano Pass and students £6

Three dazzling pianists – Antoine Alerini, Matthieu Acar, and Nathanaël Gouin – selected for this occasion by the Paris Conservatoire, will present three concerts in one, featuring an essential French programme of classic and contemporary works. This is a unique opportunity to discover a rarely performed repertoire together with major piano pieces, with an exceptional freshness and taste of youth.

Antoine Alerini – 2.00pm

Maurice Ohana Préludes 1-8 (excerpts) (15’)
Félix Ibarrond …del alla lejanias (8’)
Karlheinz Stockhausen Klavierstuck VII, VIII (10’)
Jonathan Harvey Four Images after Yeats (extrait) IV. Purgatory (15’)


Matthieu Acar – 3.00pm

Claude Debussy Danseuses de Delphes (from Preludes book I)
Franz Liszt Sposalizio (from Années de pélérinage)
Bruno Mantovani Dédale
Modest Mussorgsky Tableaux d’une exposition


Nathanaël Gouin – 4.00pm

Gabriel Fauré Nocturnes n°6, n°13
Maurice Ohana Trois Caprices
César Franck Prélude, Fugue et Variations Op 18 (Friedman transcription)
César Franck Prélude, Choral et Fugue
Charles Alkan  Le Festin d’Esope