Autumn Piano Festival: Politics and Protest - Uprising/Exile

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Kira Frolu, Ashkan Layegh, Anastasia Matkovskaia, Kevin Suherman and Bella Tang piano

Liszt Funérailles
Janáček Sonata 1.X.1905
Silvestri Chants nostalgiques, Op 27 No 1
Fazıl Say Black Earth
Beethoven arr Liszt Symphony No 3 in E flat, Op 55, ‘Eroica’ (first movement)

Liszt’s response to the Hungarian 1848 uprising and Janáček’s tribute to a fallen protester in the Czech demonstrations of 1905 preceed Liszt’s transcription of Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’, which embodies the ideals of the French Revolution.

Free, no tickets required.

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