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Sir András Schiff
Gala recital
Sydney Opera House
Sir András Schiff
Gala recital
Hamer Hall
BEG Trio
Musica Viva
BEG Trio
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Some forthcoming performances presented by Musica Viva:

Sir András Schiff Gala Piano Recital

Appearing in Australia for the first time in over 20 years, Musica Viva presents legendary pianist Sir András Schiff in two piano recitals of great beauty - one in Melbourne and one in Sydney.

As always with this artist, Bach is at the heart of everything: his ingenuity and virtuosity, as well as his deep faith and humanity, shine through the music of the famous 19th-century composers who followed in his steps.

  • Schumann Theme and Variations in E-flat major, WoO 24 ‘Ghost Variations’
  • Brahms Three Intermezzi, op 117 
  • Mozart Rondo in A minor, K511
  • Brahms Six Piano Pieces, op 118 
  • J. S. Bach Prelude and Fugue no 24 in B minor, BWV869
  • Brahms Four Piano Pieces, op 119
  • Beethoven Piano Sonata no 26 in E-flat major, op 81a ‘Les Adieux’

Please note: there is a strict lockout in place for this event. Latecomers will only be allowed into the venue at interval.



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Sir András Schiff Gala Piano Recital

Appearing in Australia for the first time in over 20 years, Musica Viva presents legendary pianist Sir András Schiff in two piano recitals of great beauty - one in Melbourne and one in Sydney.

As always with this artist, Bach is at the heart of everything: his ingenuity and virtuosity, as well as his deep faith and humanity, shine through the music of the famous 19th-century composers who followed in his steps.

  • Mendelssohn Fantasy in F-sharp minor, op 28 
  • Beethoven Piano Sonata no 24 in F-sharp major, op 78
  • Brahms Eight Piano Pieces, op 76 
  • Brahms Seven Fantasias, op 116 
  • J. S. Bach English Suite no 6 in D minor, BWV811

Please note: there is a strict lockout in place for this event. Latecomers will only be allowed into the venue at interval.



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Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Musica Viva present the Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio with Nicola Benedetti (violin), Leonard Elschenbroich (cello) and Alexei Grynyuk (piano).

In a break with conventional piano trio ensembles, these busy soloists often include works for accompanied violin and cello in their recitals. White Hat suggests that aficionados of the piano trio repertoire will not be left out and will feel well rewarded by their rendition of the Ravel Piano Trio.

Perth Concert Hall, 7.30pm, 5th November 2018
Sydney - City Recital Hall, 7pm, 12th November 2018
Canberra - Llewellyn Hall, 7pm, 15th November 2018
Adelaide Town Hall, 7.30pm, 19th November 2018
Melbourne Recital Centre, 7pm, 20th November 2018



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Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio

Musica Viva present the Benedetti Elschenbroich Grynyuk Trio with Nicola Benedetti (violin), Leonard Elschenbroich (cello) and Alexei Grynyuk (piano).

In a break with conventional piano trio ensembles, these busy soloists often include works for accompanied violin and cello in their recitals. White Hat suggests that aficionados of the piano trio repertoire will not be left out and will feel well rewarded by their rendition of the Brahms Piano Trio no 2.

Melbourne Recital Centre, 7pm, 3rd November 2018
Brisbane - Queensland Conservatorium Theatre, 7pm, 7th November 2018
Sydney - City Recital Hall, 2pm, 10th November 2018
Newcastle Conservatorium, 7.30pm, 17th November 2018



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Selected Sheet Music

Cover tiny file look inside Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Arranged by Merle J. Isaac. Masterworks; SmartMusic; String Orchestra. Highland/Etling String Orchestra. Baroque; Masterwork Arrangement. Conductor Score. 28 pages. Published by Highland/Etling (AP.12756S).
Cover tiny file look inside Brandenburg Concerto No 3 - BWV 1048 Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Baroque Period, Repertoire, Recital. Score, Set of Parts. 66 pages. Published by Arte Nova Music Lab (S0.43295).
Cover tiny file look inside Brandenburg Concertos 1-3 BWV 1046/1047/1048 Eulenburg Audio+Score Series. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Eulenburg Audio+Score (Pocket Scores + CD). Classical. Softcover study score and CD. 124 pages. Eulenburg Edition #EAS102. Published by Eulenburg Edition (HL.49044001).
Cover tiny file look inside 6 Brandenburg Concertos Study Score. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Study Score. Concerto, Baroque, Classical. 274 pages. Ricordi #PR733. Published by Ricordi (HL.50086400).
Cover tiny file look inside Goldberg Variations Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Kurt Soldan. This edition: Urtext. Baroque. Collection. With fingerings and introductory text. BWV 988. 52 pages. Edition Peters #EP4462. Published by Edition Peters (PE.EP4462).
Cover tiny file look inside Goldberg Variations Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics. Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Ralph Kirkpatrick. Piano Large Works. Baroque. Collection. With performance notes and introductory text. BWV 988. 83 pages. G. Schirmer #LB1980. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50481953).
Cover tiny file look inside J.S.Bach Orchestral Suite no.1 in C major BWV 1066 - Complete Piano version Composed by Bach Johann Sebastian. Arranged by Santino Cara. Baroque Period. Sheet Music Single. 24 pages. Published by Santino Cara (S0.59589).
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