Classical music
Chamber & Recital

Four hands, one Steinway

Part of Classical Season 2017/18

Be in safe hands with Waka Hasegawa and Joseph Tong’s programme of piano duets, old and new.

All six works in this evening’s programme illuminate the emotional and technical synergy between Hasegawa and Tong, who have been playing together since 2002.

Schubert’s plaintive and personal F minor Fantasy ends the first half of the evening. The Fantasy was composed during the last year of Schubert’s life and conveys a deep melancholy.

The concert culminates with Debussy’s La mer arranged for piano duet. Debussy’s masterpiece evokes the infinite graceful rhythms of the sea in a flowing tapestry of sound.

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Waka Hasegawa piano
Joseph Tong piano


Mozart: Variations in G, K.501
David Matthews: Variations on a theme of Haydn, Op.144 (London premiere)
Schubert: Fantasia in F minor, D.940
Daniel Kidane: Jungle (London premiere)
Edwin Roxburgh: Homage to Debussy
Debussy: La Mer arr. for piano duet

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Purcell Room


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