Tuesday 23 June 3pm (ends approx. 4.25pm)From £5.00 to £20.00
Part of Aldeburgh Festival
Clare Hammond is equally at home in music of today as she is taking on the huge virtuosic challenges of the cornerstones of the piano repertoire.
Her programme encompasses Bach’s florid Toccata, the heady atmosphere of St Petersburg’s Shrovetide Fair (as depicted in Stravinsky’s concert work drawn from his famous ballet) and Rachmaninov’s mighty sonata.
In between come more intimate reflective moments; extracts from Kenneth Hesketh’s cycle covering sunrise to sunset (delicate miniatures with evocative expression markings – ‘as fleet as the tiniest humming bird’… ‘like intertwining chime clocks’) and Turnage’s suite of lyrical mediations for family and friends.
Booking opens on Tuesday 18 February at 10am
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Clare Hammond piano
Bach Toccata in D minor, BWV 913 11’
Kenneth Hesketh Selections from Horae (pro clara) 14’
Stravinsky Three movements from Petrushka 14’
Mark-Anthony Turnage True Life Stories 14’
Rachmaninov Sonata No.2 (revised version) 19’