Chopin and Rachmaninov
Program for season 18/19.
Chopin Nocturnes Op.27 No.2, Op.55 No.2 and Op.48 No.1
Chopin Impromptu Op.51 No.3
Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie Op.61
Rachmaninov Moment musicaux Op.16
III. Andante cantabile
V. Adagio Sostenuto
Rachmaninov and Chopin both belong to a unqiue tradition. Chopin being the founder and pioneer of a new approach to the piano, Rachmaninov being the maintainer of this tradition. It is however fascinating to hear the great contrast between the composers. Both composers had a very personal soundworld, and had their own way of expressing sensitivity, pride, majesticness and passion..