“Chopin in Our Day and His”, a special from WFMT on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

September 30, 2015
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 you’ll hear a special program “Chopin in Our Day and His” by pianist, teacher and Chopin scholar Elisabeth Sombart [pronounced :sahwm BAR].  She’ll discuss and illustrate the challenges of interpreting the music of Chopin ‘today and in the time of the composer’.

Wednesday September 30: SPECIAL: “Chopin in Our Day and in His”

Elisabeth Sombart*

Chopin: Nocturne Opus 55 No 1 -Elizabeth Sombart, piano
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1; Piano Concerto No. 2  - Elisabeth Sombart, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Pierre Vallet.
Chopin: Piano Sonata No.1 - Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 9 No. 1 - Elisabeth Sombart, piano
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 9 No. 2; recordings by (in order or performer): Elisabeth Sombart, Sergei Rachmaninoff ; Moritz Rosenthal; Benno Moisetwitsch; Vladimir Ashkenazy; Daniel Barenboim;
Chopin: Mazurka Opus 33. No. 2; Artur Rubinstein, piano; Pavel Pabst, p.
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 27. No. 2 - Elisabeth Sombart -
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 20 Posthumous - Elisabeth Sombart -
Chopin: Nocturne Opus 62. No. 2 - Elisabeth Sombart -

read more about this French artist at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Sombart


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