Monday 22 February 2010


Krystian Zimerman, piano

Chopin Birthday Concert 1

Fryderyk Chopin: Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op.15 No.2
Fryderyk Chopin: Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35 (Marche funèbre)
Fryderyk Chopin: Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor, Op.31
Fryderyk Chopin
: Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58
Fryderyk Chopin: Barcarolle in F sharp, Op.60

Ever since winning the 1975 Chopin Competition in Warsaw aged only 18, the great Polish pianist Krystian Zimerman has held a special place among the world's finest interpreters of Chopin. Tonight, the first of two special Chopin birthday concerts, provides a rare opportunity to hear this revered and dazzling artist play the composer's Funeral March Sonata in B flat minor and the mighty Third Sonata in B minor side by side.

Level 5 Function Room at 6.15pm - The Classical Romantic, a pre-concert talk by John Rink. Admission free.



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