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A French Accent on the Classics

A French Accent on the Classics
Date and time
06 Sep 2018 (1:15pm - 2:15pm)

Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£8 (£6)
Free to BCU staff and students

Booking Information

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Join us for a special recital from two of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire's advanced pianists, Domonkos Csabay and Connor Wilcox, as they perform music from Durand’s Édition classique, as part of 'Accenting the Classics', a three-day conference hosted by the French Music Research Hub at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Programme to include:

Handel ed. G. Ropartz (1917), ‘Prélude’, from Suite in A major, HWV 426 (to be performed in two versions)

Chopin ed. C. Debussy (1915), Étude Op. 10, No. 9
Debussy Étude VIII (1915), ‘Pour les agréments’

Selected pieces from L'Ecole moderne: ‘De Bizet à Maurice Ravel’ (1926), ed. I. Philipp
Durand Murmure Op. 8 (c. 1890)
Vuillemin ‘Sur la route’, Op. 23 (1922)
Büsser ‘Valse lente’, Op. 12 (c. 1898)
Ravel ‘Rigaudon’, from Le Tombeau de Couperin (1917)
Dukas ‘Finale’, from Variations, interlude et finale (‘sur un thème de Rameau’, c. 1902)

Bach transc. J. Roger-Ducasse (1918), Passacaglia in C minor, BWV 582