Sunday 17th February at 2.30pm
Dénes Várjon & Izabella Simon – Piano Duo & Solo
Kurtág-Bach: Two Bach chorale arrangements
Schubert: Lebensstürme in A Minor, D 947
Debussy: Petite Suite, L 65
Beethoven: Sonata in Bb Major “Hammerklavier”, Opus 106
These two awards closely follow the honour of Germany’s Opus Klassik prize for a CD with Tabea Zimmermann and Jörg Widmann.
Dénes also performs frequently with his wife Izabella Simon in four-hands and two-piano recitals and together they have organised several chamber music festivals. Their concert for us will comprise a first half of duets including some favourite repertoire by Schubert and Debussy, followed in the second half by a rare performance of one of Beethoven’s greatest and most challenging late sonatas, the Hammerklavier.
Waikanae Music Society thanks the Adam Chamber Music Festival for their cooperation, and acknowledges the support of the KCDC Creative Communities Scheme