Repertoire

Concertos

Piano
BACH
Keyboard Concertos, Complete (BWV 1052-1056)

MOZART
Concerto no.20 in D minor, K. 466
Concerto no. 21 in C major, K.467
Concerto no. 23, in A major, K. 488

BEETHOVEN
Concerto no. 1 in C major, opus 15
Concerto no. 5 in E-flat, opus 73, ‘Emperor’
Triple Concerto in C major, opus 56

CHOPIN
Concerto no. 2 opus 21 in F minor

LISZT
Concerto no. 1 in E flat major
Totentanz

SCHUMANN
Concerto in a minor, opus 54

GRIEG
Concerto in a minor, opus 16

BRAHMS
Concerto no. 1 in d minor, opus 15
Concerto no. 2 in B-flat major, opus 83

TCHAIKOVSKY
Concerto no. 1 in b flat minor, opus 23

STRAUSS
Burleske in d minor

RACHMANINOV:
Concerto no. 2 in c minor, opus 18
Concerto no. 3 in d minor, opus 30
Rhapsody on a theme by Paganini, opus 43

POULENC
Concerto pour piano et orchestre

RAVEL
Concerto for the Left Hand
Concerto in G

BARTOK
Concerto no. 3

GERSHWIN
Concerto in F
Rhapsody in Blue

PROKOFIEV
Concerto no.1 in D flat major, opus 10
Concerto no. 2 in g minor, opus 16
Concerto no.3 in C major, opus 26

SHOSTAKOVICH
Concerto no. 1 in c minor, opus 35


Program examples

  • I. Goldberg Variations
    David Jalbert introduces and performs Bach’s great keyboard masterpiece.
  • II. Soirée Parisienne
    Poulenc’s seductive cabaret-inflected music, a touch of Satie and Stravinsky’s groundbreaking Paris ballet
    • Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles & Improvisations
    • Satie: Gymnopédies
    • Satie: Trois Valses Distinguées du Précieux Dégoûté
    • —pause—
    • Poulenc: Nocturnes
    • Stravinsky: Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka
  • III. American Century
    Catchy tunes, moving masterpieces: an evening of great American piano music.
    • Gershwin: Three Preludes
    • Glass: “Orphée” Suite
    • —pause—
    • Corigliano: Etude-Fantasy
    • Rzewski: Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues
  • IV. Suites for Everyone
    An evening of varied character pieces, with some of the greatest suites ever written for piano. 
    • Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
    • Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
    • —pause—
    • Prokofiev: Ten Pieces from Romeo and Juliet