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Two pianos, piano duets and a keyboard quartet

Tuesday June 12, 2018 at 19:30
CBSO Centre, Birmingham
£11, £8
Tickets "at the door" - until sold out
  1. A Lincolnshire Posy - Percy Grainger
  2. Ma mere l'Oye 'Mother Goose', suite for piano 4 hands - Maurice Ravel
  3. Mazeppa S100 - Franz Liszt
  4. Souvenirs Op 28 - Samuel Barber
  5. Movements 3 and 4, from Suite No 1 for 2 pianos, 'Fantaisie-tableaux' Op 5 - Sergey Rachmaninov
  6. Waltz, from Suite No 2 for 2 pianos Op 17 - Sergey Rachmaninov
  7. Jesu, joy of man's desiring, from Cantata No 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben' BWV 147 - Johann Sebastian Bach, arranged for 2 pianos, 8 hands by Mack Wilberg
  8. Champagne Toccata, for 2 pianos, 8 hands - William Gillock

Peter Noke and Julian Hellaby make a welcome return visit to the CBSO Centre, playing a colourful selection of Music by Grainger, Liszt and Rachmaninov. This time they are joined by virtuoso husband-and-wife duet team Darren Leaper and Cecilia Xi who will perform Samuel Barber's attractive Souvenirs along with Ravel's ever-popular Mother Goose Suite. The concert ends with all four pianists, in ensemble at two pianos, playing, amongst other things, an arrangement of Bach's Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring and William Gillock's sparkling Champagne Toccata. A rare treat!

CBSO Centre
Berkley Street
West Midlands
B1 2LF
CBSO Centre
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