Beethoven - Diabelli Variations

Serhiy Salov, piano

One of the Festival’s traditions is the annual presentation of JS Bach’s Goldberg Variations. This rule is almost maintained, but with an exception: this year we are presenting Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations instead. Played by Ukrainian pianist and Montrealer by adoption Serhiy Salov, these variations are, like Bach’s, veritable summits of musical writing. The great pianist Alfred Brendel commented: ” The Diabelli Variations are a supreme achievement, uniting past, present and future, humor, virtuosity and the sublime.” What more is there to say?

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
Grande Fugue en si bémol majeur, op. 133 (arrangé pour piano solo par Serhiy Salov)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
Passacaille & Fugue en do mineur, BWV 582 (arrangé pour piano solo par Serhiy Salov)
3 Préludes Chorales

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)
The 33 Variations on a theme by Diabelli, Op. 120

 

Serhiy Salov, piano

concert info

  • December 07, 2024 19:30
  • Théâtre Paul Desmarais, Centre Canadien d'Architecture
  • keyboard
  • from 20$ to 55$

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