Francesco Piemontesi - piano

Saturday 10th February 2018, 7:30pm

Pre-concert talk by Misha Donat at 6:15pm

Venue: John Innes Centre

  • Programme:
  • Schubert:
  • Sonata in C minor, D.958
  • Sonata in A, D.959
  • Sonata in B flat, D.960

The Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi, a former BBC New Generation Artist, is particularly admired for his sensitive interpretations of Mozart and Schubert. Here, he plays Schubert's last three sonatas, composed in September 1828, just a few weeks before his death at the age of 31. Each sonata is very different in character: the C minor first of them dark and dramatic, the A major middle work radiant and lyrical, and the B flat major last sonata serene and valedictory.

Francesco Piemontesi website

2017 - 2018 Season

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Main Series Calendar

2017

Sept 30: Mark Padmore & Till Fellner

Oct 8: Pavel Haas Quartet & Pavel Nikl

Oct 14: Kuss Quartet

Oct 28: Vienna Piano Trio

Nov 18: Imogen Cooper

Dec 10: Alec Frank-Gemmill, Joe Puglia & Alasdair Beatson

2018

Jan 20/21: Gould Piano Trio: the complete Beethoven piano trios

Jan 27: Quatuor Ébène

Feb 10: Francesco Piemontesi

Feb 18: Haffner Wind Ensemble

Mar 17: Tolga Atalay Ün

Apr 21: Elias Quartet & Navarra Quartet

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