12. Edvard Grieg and Cheryl Frances-Hoad: Ivana Gavrić
13 October 2019, 17:00 - 17:50
Pianist Ivana Gavrić has garnered praise for her ‘impressive, insightful’ playing (Washington Post), that is ‘instinctively attuned to the moods and shades of the music’ (Daily Telegraph). She performs works by our newly-appointed Associate Composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad, and the great Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Ivana Gavrić is renowned for her particular affinity with these two composers.
Please note that this programme has been amended from the originally-announced programme. Click on the tab above to view the full programme.
Watch Ivana Gavrić playing Grieg:
Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Cheryl Frances-Hoad (b. 1980)Contemplation (homage to Grieg)
- In the Dew (homage to Janacek)
- Un canard hors de l'eau (homage to Ravel)
- Lullaby (homage to Schubert)
- Stolen Rhythm (homage to Haydn)
Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)The goblin's bridal procession at Vossevangen (Op. 72) from Slåtter
- John Vaestafae's springdance (Op. 72) from Slåtter
- Butterfly from Lyric Pieces
- Wedding Day at Troldhaugen from Lyric Pieces
PianistBritish pianist Ivana Gavrić has attracted considerable praise for her interpretations of Janáček, Liszt, Schubert, and more recently Grieg. Following her US solo debut, the Washington Post described Ivana’s playing as ‘impressive, insightful… a ravishing performance’. In September, Ivana performed Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto to a sold-out Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also been heard on concert platforms at The Wigmore Hall, the Barbican, Royal Festival Hall, Berlin K... Read Full Biography
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