Italian Virtuosities

Liszt | Sciarrino

Musique

WEEK-END DISCOVERY

PIANO Jean-Pierre Collot

  • PROGRAM 

    FRANZ LISZT (1811 - 1886)
    Les Années de Pèlerinage, deuxième année : Italie (1858)
       Sposalizio Il 
       Penseroso

    SALVATORE SCIARRINO (1947)
    Sonate II (1983)

    FRANZ LISZT
    Les Années de Pèlerinage, deuxième année : Italie (1858)
       Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa 
       Sonetto 47 del Petrarca

    SALVATORE SCIARRINO
    Sonate III (1987)

    FRANZ LISZT
    Les Années de Pèlerinage, deuxième année : Italie (1858)
       Sonetto 107 del Petrarca 
       Sonetto 123 del Petrarca

    SALVATORE SCIARRINO
    Prima Sonata (1976)

    FRANZ LISZT
    Les Années de Pèlerinage, deuxième année : Italie (1858)
       Après une lecture du Dante

The second part of this playful and fascinating weekend that puts into perspective music from past and present takes us to the transalpine peninsula. First, a few pieces excerpted from the most famous collection by Franz Lizst, The Years of Pilgrimage, from the second book devoted to Italy, the land of art from which the Hungarian composer took inspiration from sources as diverse as Petrarch’s sonnets and Dante’s Divine Comedy. Next, three sonatas for piano from Salvatore Sciarrino, the atypical and self-taught Italian composer from Palermo, who continues to draw connections with the great masters of the past. As with Liszt, for him virtuosity is an essential factor of the composition, in particular as a means to renew instrumental sounds and technique, as can be heard in the first sonata, where the speed of execution transforms the pianistic figures into sonic filaments.

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  • January 2019
    • Saturday 26 at 20:00
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From 5,50€ to 25€
Duration
1h40 approximately with intermission

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