Menahem Pressler Piano Recital


The Oxford Piano Festival is honoured to welcome back Menahem Pressler for what is sure to be a captivating recital in the historic Holywell Music Room. In 2016 he was made Life President of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra in acknowledgment of his outstanding contribution to the Oxford Piano Festival.

 Menahem Pressler, founding member of the Beaux Arts Trio, has established himself among the world’s most distinguished musicians with a career that spans over seven decades. Now, at ninety-three, he continues to captivate audiences as a performer and pedagogue, performing soloand chamber music recitals to great critical acclaim while maintaining a robust teaching career. Pressler has been hailed as ‘Master Pedagogue’ and hashad prize-winning students in all of the major international piano competitions. He has received multiple awards, including both Germany and France’s highest cultural honours, the Gold Medal of Merit from the National Society of Arts and Letters and the Yehudi Menuhin Prize for the Integrationof Arts and Education. He also holds four honorary doctorates. Recent orchestral engagements include performances with the Berlin Philharmonic,the Orchestre de Paris and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, among others.

 

HANDEL Chaconne in G major, HWV 435

MOZART Fantasy in C minor, K. 475

MOZART Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor, K. 457

 

-INTERVAL-

 

DEBUSSY Five Preludes Book I: I. Danseuses de Delphes, II. Voiles, VIII. La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin, X. La Cathédrale Engloutie, XII. Minstrels

DEBUSSY La Plus que Lente, L.121

DEBUSSY Rêverie, L. 68

CHOPIN Mazurka in B minor, Op. 33 No. 4

CHOPIN Mazurka in F sharp minor, Op. 59 No. 3

CHOPIN Mazurka in A minor Op. 67 No. 4

CHOPIN Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47

Duration: 2:00 with interval

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  • Fri 4 August 8:00 PM

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