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Wed 29 Apr

Richard Shaw

East Clandon, Surrey, UK

Le tambour bat aux champs, (op 50bis)

Sun 3 May

Ralph van Raat

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Symphonie (op 39, 4-7)

Mon 1 Jun

Pascal Amoyel

Paris, France

Barcarolle (op 65/6)

 

 

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New CD release from Ligia Digital (Apr 2015)

Alkan: “Ressouvenir”: Nocturnes No. 1 (op. 22) and No. 2 (op. 57/1); Impromptus, Op. 32 (I), No. 4 “La Foi” (op. 32/1 no 4), 4), “Air à 5 temps” and “Air à 7 temps” (op 32/2 nos 1 & 4); Duettino & Barcarolle (op. 70 nos 1 & 6); Adagio from Concerto (op. 39/9); Esquisses (op. 63 Nos. 12, 13, 18, 19, 30, 34, 43 & 46)

Laurent Martin (piano)

Laurent Martin Ligia CD, 2015

 


Announcement of 1919 Rachmaninoff recital with work by Alkan (Mar 2015)

This recital announcement, published in the Elmira Morning Telegram of October 19, 1919, has recently come to the attention of the Society. The programme includes Alkan’s Marche Funèbre (op 26). See the full newspaper page for the context of the announcement.
Thanks to Donald Wagner for drawing this announcement to the attention of the Society.

Elmira NY Morning Telegram 1919 Rachmaninoff concert


Two workshops: Alkan vs Liszt and Alkan vs Chopin (Mar 2015)

Two workshops taking a close look at the musical relationships between Alkan and his two contemporaries, Liszt and Chopin.
1. Alkan versus Liszt
Date: 19-20 May 2015
2. Alkan versus Chopin
Date: 29-30 May 2015
Location: Vienna, Austria
Organiser: The Charles-Valentin Alkan Society of Vienna


Call for cast for film “Liszt & Chopin in Paris”, including  a portrayal of Alkan (Feb 2015)

A unique opportunity for budding thespians to portray Alkan or others in Liszt and Chopin’s Parisian circle. See the call for applications and details of the proposed film.

Liszt & Chopin in Paris


Recent CD releases from Piano Classics (Jan 2015)

Alkan: “A collection of eccentric piano works”: Trois Petites Fantaisies (op 41); Minuetto alla tedesca (op 46); Marche Funebre (op 26); Marche Triomphale (op 27); no 6 from “Petits preludes sur les 8 gammes du plain- chant”; Capriccio alla soldatesca (op 50); Le tambour bat aux champs (op 50bis); “Chanson de la folle au bord de la mer” from the 25 Preludes (op 31 no 8); “Laus Deo” from the Esquisses (op 63 no 49)
and
Alkan: Études (op 39) complete; Grande Sonate (op 33);  Sonatine (op 61); Trois morceaux dans le genre pathétique  (op 15) [3 CD set]

Vincenzo Maltempo (piano)

Maltempo-eccentric-CDMaltempo-collection-CD

 

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