Liszt Piano Recital by RIAM Students

January 27, 2012

Liszt Piano Recital

By Students of the R.I.A.M.

Katherine Brennan Hall

Friday 27 January 2012 at 7.30 pm

A one-hour recital by three Academy students of some of the Hungarian master’s most admired and challenging works – from the scintillating Mephisto Waltz and brooding Funérailles to the mighty Dante Sonata, Liszt’s first essay at adapting the classical sonata form to a large-scale romantic piano work.

Hungarian Master, Liszt

Santa Ignace
Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Grande Étude de Paganini No. 6 in A minor

Dimitri Papadimitriou
Sonetto 104 del Petrarca  (from Années de Pèlerinage, 2nd year: Italie)
Gretchen am Spinnrade (transcription from Schubert)
Funérailles (from Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses)

Seán Rooney
Après une lecture du Dante – fantasia quasi sonata
(from Années de Pèlerinage, 2nd year: Italie)

Entrance free