THE LIFE OF CHOPIN

THE LIFE OF CHOPIN


Jack Gibbons’ 32nd Annual Oxford Summer Piano Series

CHOPIN: Three Écossaises
CHOPIN: Mazurka in A minor, Op.68 no.2
CHOPIN: Etudes Op.10 nos.1, 3 & 12 (“Revolutionary”)
CHOPIN: Nocturne (Lento con gran espressione)
CHOPIN: Preludes Op.28 nos.16 & 15 (“Raindrop”)
CHOPIN: Scherzo no.3, Op.39
CHOPIN: Impromptu no.3 in G flat, Op.51
CHOPIN: Polonaise in A flat, Op.53
CHOPIN: Berceuse, Op.57
CHOPIN: Scherzo no.4, Op.54
CHOPIN: Waltz in C sharp minor, Op.64 no.2
CHOPIN: Barcarolle, Op.60

The acclaimed pianist and composer Jack Gibbons has been performing his highly popular annual Oxford Summer Piano Series without a break since 1988. In this programme he traces Chopin’s life through some of his greatest music, including the "Heroic" Polonaise Op.53, Third and Fourth Scherzo, Berceuse, Barcarolle and a selection of impromptus, études, preludes & waltzes.

Duration: 2 hours with interval

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  • 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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