Sat 16 Sep 5.00pm & Sun 17 Sep 3.30pm,
Saturday 16 September:
MOZART Piano Sonata K333, in B flat major
SCHUBERT Impromptus D.899 Nos 2 and 3
BEETHOVEN Piano sonata, the Waldstein, Op 53, in C major
Junko Kobayashi who was born in Japan, will perform Mozart’s sparkling piano sonata, K333, written at the same time as the Linz symphony, followed by two of Schubert’s Impromptus, and concluding with one of Beethoven’s greatest sonatas, the Waldstein.
Sunday 17 September:
BEETHOVEN Piano sonata No 1, in F minor, op 2 no1
CHOPIN Waltzes, nocturnes and mazurkas
VERDI / LISZT Paraphrase on Rigoletto
Junko Kobayashi who was born in Japan, will perform Beethoven’s especially beautiful early piano sonata, Op 2 No 1, followed by a selection of Chopin’s waltzes, nocturnes and mazurkas; with, to finish, the brilliant and rousing paraphrase by Liszt on the theme which appears at the end of Verdi’s opera, Rigoletto
The elegant horse-shoe-shaped Holywell Music Room was built in the middle of the eighteenth century. It is said to be the oldest purpose-built music room in Europe, and has a fine acoustic.