THE FIRST TIME IN BONN!
“…Largely delicate and filigree, often downright spiritual…” RONDO
The pianist Alexei Lubimov (Alexei Borissowitsch Ljubimov), born in Moscow in 1944, is one of the most important pianists from the former USSR, a performer on historical keyboard instruments, but is also committed to contemporary music.
In 1968 he was one of the first musicians who dared to perform pieces by John Cage and Terry Riley in the Soviet Union.
Alexei Lubimov is a founder of the fortepiano tradition in USSR and one of the most important musicians in the world.
J.BRAHMS Two Rhapsodies op.79:
- B minor
- G minor
F.SCHUBERT Four Impromptus op.90, D.899:
- C minor
- E flat major
- G flat major
- A flat major
— Break —
J. BRAHMS Six Piano Pieces op.118:
- Intermezzo in A minor
- Intermezzo in A major
- Ballad in G minor
- Intermezzo in F minor
- Romance in F major
- Intermezzo in E flat minor
J.BRAHMS Three Intermezzi op.117:
- E flat major,
- B flat minor,
- C sharp minor
F.CHOPIN Barcarolle F sharp major op.60.
The concert is played on an original instrument by Julius Blüthner, Leipzig (year 1856) with a particularly warm sound that is suitable for this program. This grand piano was selected by us and specially brought to Bonn.
Private collection and restoration – Manufactory for historical keyboard instruments “Clavierwerkstatt. Christoph Kern”.