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Birmingham Conservatoire student concert, 7 March 2013

by Sharona on July 14, 2012

Forty Pianos! … or rather – Fortepianos!

Performed by Birmingham Conservatoire fortepiano department students and friends
Directed by Sharona Joshua

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 7.30pm
Recital Hall
Birmingham Conservatoire (part of Birmingham City University)
Paradise Place
Birmingham B3 3HG

Come and join us for a magical evening of classical and early romantic repertoire featuring – fortepianos!

Our growing fortepiano department comprising of mostly second year undergraduates and a few postgraduate students is presenting an exciting programme comprising of music by Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn and Schubert.

Students will be joining forces with most all other departments to form riveting ensembles. Lieder, duos, trios, music for two fortepianos and four hands, solos as well as a concerto can all be heard!

A must-hear public concert showcasing the fortepiano in all its glory with authenticity, panache and charm!

Copy of a Walter fortepiano by Mark Rawson, C. 1790
Copy of a Fritz fortepiano by Denis Woolley (1996), C. 1820


Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, K.448 (1781)
I. Allegro con spirito

Eileen Lukito fortepiano (BMus2)
Yun (Isabel) Lee fortepiano (BMus2)

‘Frühlingsglaube’, Op.20 No.2, D.686 (1820)

Yi Ling Chaing soprano
Kelvin Loh Yung Szen fortepiano (BMus3)

Piano Sonata in B-flat major, K.333 (1783)
I. Allegro

Akvile Smotaviciute fortepiano (BMus2)

‘Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte’
(As Luise Was Burning the Letters of Her Unfaithful Lover), K.520 (1787)
poem by Gabriela von Baumberg

Yu Xin Lau soprano
Ji Zhang fortepiano (BMus2)

Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 Appassionata (1804-5)
II. Andante con moto

Yitong (Toni) Gao fortepiano (BMus2)

‘An die untergehende Sonne’, D.457 (1816-17)

Ekin Naz Kaptan soprano
Kelvin Loh Yung Szen fortepiano (BMus3)

Sonata for piano 4 hands in D major, K.381 (1772)
I. Allegro

Darrel Chan fortepiano (BMus2)
Francisco Carey fortepiano (BMus2)


Variations on a theme by Count Waldstein
for piano 4 hands in C major, WoO.67 (1792)
Thema – Andante con moto
Var. VIII – Un poco Adagio; Allegro; Adagio; Allegro; Adagio; Allegretto; Presto

Yi Jin (Linda) Miao fortepiano ((BMus2)
Man Qui Lu (Lulu) fortepiano (BMus2)

Piano Trio ‘Sonatensatz’, D.28 (1827)

Dominika Feher violin
Mark Walkem cello
Kexin (Emily) Ke fortepiano

From 6 Original Canzonettas, Hob.XXVIa: 31-36 Pastoral Song (1794-5)

Yu Xin Lau soprano
Ji Zhang fortepiano (BMus2)

From Six moments musicaux, D.780 (1823-8)
III. Allegro moderato in F minor

Scott Rawlings fortepiano (BMus2)

Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K.414 (1782)
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegretto

Anri Sasaki fortepiano (BMus2), 1st movement
Kelvin Loh Yung Szen fortepiano (BMus3), 2nd movement
Sharona Joshua fortpiano, 3rd movement

Dominika Feher violin I
Nia Kennett-Orpwood violin II
Rosie Rushton viola
Mark Walkem cello

This concert is open to the public. For further information please go to Birmingham Conservatoire events calendar page.

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