Peter Donohoe plays Shostakovitch and Mozart
Shostakovich PianoConcerto No.2
Mozart PianoConcerto No. 17, KV453
Prokofiev SymphonyNo. 1 (Classical)
Piano Peter Donohoe
Under the direction of pianist Peter Donohoe, Bath Philharmonia presents a fascinating programme of classical and neo-classical repertoire book ended by Mozart’s Symphony No.1 (written when he was only 8),and Prokofiev’s Symphony No.1 ‘Classical’. Shostakovich’s 2nd Piano Concerto was written as a graduation present for his son Maxim; the virtuosic wit and bravura of the first and last movements are counter-balanced by one of the most sublime slow movements ever written. Mozart’s 17th Piano Concerto is a real gem and seldomly performed.
World renowned pianist, Peter Donohoe has spent his entire career championing the music of the Russian greats as well as more recently Mozart’s keyboard music. This is a rare opportunity to witness a truemaster musician at work.