Monday, 10 July 2023 20:30

Piano recital - Grigory Sokolov: Purcell & Mozart

Piano : Grigory Sokolov

It is always an honour as well as a great pleasure to be back with Grigory Sokolov, who has been faithful for so many years! The great Russian pianist is one of those rare sacred monsters who sweep their audiences away from the first note and never let go. His recitals are like journeys of initiation, where music becomes a human, existential and vital experience.

This year, he invites us to explore with him the keyboard works of Henry Purcell, the greatest genius of English baroque music, who finds unprecedented depths on the modern piano, and two very contrasting pages by Mozart: the famous Sonata No. 13 with its mad lyricism and the Adagio in B minor, a mysterious page if there ever was one, full of introspection, questioning and doubts, even if it ends in extremis with a smile that is as unexpected as it is playful.

An evening not to be missed under any circumstances!


Henry Purcell

Ground in Gamut in G major Z. 645

Suite No.2 in G minor Z. 661 (Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande)

A New Irish Tune [Lilliburlero] in G major Z. 646

A New Scotch Tune in G major Z. 655

[Trumpet Tune, called the Cibell] in C major Z.T. 678

Suite No.4 in A minor Z. 663 (Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande)

Round O in C minor Z.T. 684

Suite No.7 in D minor Z. 668 (Allemande, Courante, Hornpipe)

Chaconne in G minor Z.T. 680

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sonata No.13 in B flat major Kv 333 (315c) op.7 No.2

Adagio in B minor, Kv 540

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Mozart | Purcell


Cat. GOLD 92€
Cat. 1 70€
Cat. 2 48€
Cat. 2 reduced youth 24€
Cat. 3 25€
Cat. 3 reduced youth 12.5€
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