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Francesco Piemontesi

February 10

Saturday 10th February 2018, 7:30pm

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

Venue: John Innes Conference Centre

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

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February 10