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PROGRAM EXAMPLES

I. Horowitz in Moscow
Maxim Bernard recreates the exquisite program the legendary pianist played in Moscow in 1986, as he returned home after a 60-year exile.

Scarlatti: Sonata in B minor (K. 87)
Sonata in E major (K. 380)
Sonata in E major (K.135)
Mozart: Sonata in C major, K. 330
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G major (Op. 32 No. 5)
Prelude in G sharp minor (Op. 32 No. 12)
Scriabin: Etude in C sharp minor, Op. 2 No. 1
Etude in D sharp minor, Op. 8 No. 12
Schubert: Impromptu in B flat major, Op. 142 No. 3
Liszt: Soirée de Vienne No. 6 (after Schubert)
Sonetto 104 del Petrarca
Chopin: Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op. 34 No. 1
Mazurka in F minor, Op. 7 No. 3
Polonaise in A flat major “Heroic”, op. 53
Schumann: Träumerei, Op. 15 No. 7
Moszkowski: Etincelles, Op. 36 No. 6
Rachmaninoff: Polka de W. R.


II. Chopin and Liszt

Chopin: Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op. 44
Nocturne in B flat minor, Op. 9 No. 1
Impromptu No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 36
Waltz in A flat major, Op. 42
Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35
Liszt: Sonata in B minor, S. 178


III. Schubert and Chopin

Schubert: Piano sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D. 960
Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28


IV. Bach, Rachmaninoff and Chopin
Bach: partita No.2 in C minor, BWV 826
Rachmaninoff: Variations on a theme by Corelli, op. 42
Chopin: Boléro, op. 19
Barcarolle in F sharp minor, op. 60
Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58


V. 1914-1918
Maxim Bernard performs masterworks written between 1914 and 1918

Rachmaninoff: Étude-Tableau in C minor, Op. 39 No. 1 1916-17
Fauré: Nocturne No.12 in E minor, Op. 107 1915
Bartók: Romanian folk dances, Sz. 56, BB 68 1915
Rachmaninoff: Étude-Tableau in F-sharp minor, Op. 39 No. 3 1916-17
Medtner: Funeral March in B minor, Op. 31 No. 2: 1914
Medtner: Skazki (Tale) in E minor, Op. 34 No. 2 1916-17
Hindemith: In a Night (In einer Nacht) (excerpts) 1917-19
Scriabin: Vers la Flamme, Op. 72 1914
Nielsen: Chaconne, Op. 32 1916
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin 1914-17

VI. Star-Crossed Lover
This storybook title, which awakens in us emotions and literary memories, evokes real and fictional figures who experienced grand and tragic love stories.

Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Liszt: Three Sonnets of Petrarch
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Ten pieces for piano, op. 75 (excerpts)
Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet: Overture-Fantasy after William Shakespeare’s
Drama (Transcription: Émile Naoumoff)

CONCERTO REPERTOIRE

Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, op. 15
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, op. 19
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, op. 37
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, op. 58
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, op. 73

Brahms
Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, op. 15
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, op. 83

Chopin
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, op. 11
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, op. 21

Ginastera
Piano Concerto no. 2, op. 39

Grieg
Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16

Hummel
Piano Concerto No. 3 in B minor, op. 89

Liszt
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S. 124
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S. 125
Fantasia on Hungarian Folk Themes, S. 123
Schubert – Wanderer Fantasy, S. 366

Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467
Piano Concerto No. 23 in A major, K. 488
Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491

Prokofiev
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat major, op. 10
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, op. 26

Rachmaninoff
Piano Concerto No. 1 in F sharp minor, op. 1
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, op. 18
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, op. 30
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, op. 40
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in A minor, op. 43

Ravel
Concerto in G Major for piano and orchestra
Piano concerto for the left hand alone in D major

Rubinstein
Piano Concerto No. 4 in D minor, op. 70

Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, op. 22

Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 54

Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, op. 23
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, op. 44
Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, op. 75

SOLO REPERTOIRE

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