AN EVENING OF CHOPIN: The Four Ballades

AN EVENING OF CHOPIN: The Four Ballades


Jack Gibbons’ 31st annual Oxford Summer Piano Series

The acclaimed pianist and composer Jack Gibbons has been performing his highly popular annual Oxford Summer Piano Series without a break since 1988. In the first of two all-Chopin programmes the composer’s four incomparable ballades are interspersed with a selection of some of his most beautiful nocturnes, mazurkas, studies & preludes.
 

Duration: 2 hours with interval

Book Tickets

  • Wed 18 Jul 8:00 PM £18 in Advance

Book Tickets

  • Wed 18 July 8:00 PM

Programme:

CHOPIN: Ballade no.1 in G minor Op.23

CHOPIN: Nocturne in D flat Op.27 no.2

CHOPIN: Etude in C sharp minor Op.10 no.4

CHOPIN: Mazurka in A minor Op.17 no.4

CHOPIN: Prelude in A flat Op.28 no.17

CHOPIN: Ballade no.2 in F major Op.38

CHOPIN: Ballade no.3 in A flat Op.47

CHOPIN: Mazurka in C minor Op.30 no.1

CHOPIN: Three Etudes Op.25 nos.1, 2 & 12

CHOPIN: Nocturne in E flat Op.9 no.2

CHOPIN: Ballade no.4 in F minor Op.52

  • "As I listened, enthralled, to his glorious playing – now melting, now almost terrifying in its ferocity – there flashed across my mind that much quoted remark of Schumann's concerning Chopin: 'Hats off, gentlemen, genius.’ Surely there was more than a touch of genius in Jack Gibbons."
       
    Croydon Advertiser, Fairfield Halls

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