MASTERS OF THE KEYBOARD: THE NEXT GENERATION
VHS: VAI 69230, $24.95
Masters of the Keyboard, a WRLN presentation in conjunction with the Miami International Piano Festival of Discovery, features a fine assembly of some of the most talented pianists in the world.
This outstanding documentary combines interviews and solo performances from artists Denis Burstein, kemal Gekic, Piotre Anderszewski, franseco Libetta and Ilya Itin in a celebration of musical virtuosity.
Through timeless works of composers Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff, bach, Godowsky, Schubert and Saint Saens viewers will revel in a closer look at each individual keyboard mastere, experiencing mesmerizing performances while following every inflection and nuance that lies behind it. This program is truly a refreshing and inspirational musical experience.
The Miami International Piano Festival of Discovery is sponsored by Patrons of Exceptional Artists & Community Concerts, bot non-profit organizations.
Program generously funded by:
Alan & Jayusia Bernstein
Jack & Gisela Brodsky
Jaime & karen Dornbusch
benjamin & Sarah Torchinsky
Steinway & Sons
DENIS BURSTEIN plays
Stravinsky: Petrushka ? Danse russ; Chez Petrushka
KEMAL GEKIC plays
Rachmaninoff: Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 28, 1st movment
PIOTR ANDERSZEWSKI plays
3 movments from Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G Major
Allemande; Sarabande; Gigue
(Mr. Anderszewski is an exclusive Virgin Classics artist)
FRANCESCO LIBETTA plays
Saint-Saens: Etude in Waltz form
Schubert/arr. Strauss: Kuppelwieser-Waltzer
Chopin/arr. Godowsky: Ignis Fatuus -
(based on Chopin’s Chromatic Etude Op. 10, No. 2)
ILYA ITIN plays
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in D-flat Major, Op. 32, No. 13
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G-flat Major, Op. 23, No. 10