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Kurtág Flowers we are, frail flowers; Bell-fanfare for Sandor Veress; Hommage à Schubert
Schubert Piano Sonata in A minor, D. 784
Kurtág Sarabande; Mikrorondo; …flowers also the stars
Ravel Sonatine
Kurtág Perpetuum mobile (objet trouvé)
Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 21

Alasdair Beatson, piano

Pianist Alasdair Beatson is highly regarded as a distinctive and vibrant musician. Recent and forthcoming highlights include a sixth solo Wigmore Recital, performances of the complete Beethoven cello sonatas with Pieter Wispelwey, and collaborations with such artists as Adrian Brendel, Philippe Graffin, Erich Höbarth, the Nash Ensemble and the Doric String Quartet.  A new CD released on Claves features Mozart and Stravinsky works for violin and piano with Swiss violinist Esther Hoppe, and joins a solo piano discography of Mendelssohn, Thuille, and four Opus 1’s (Brahms, Berg, Grieg and Schumann).

TICKETS: £16; students £6. Available from University of Cambridge Online Store. Tel: 01223 748100; web:

Thursday, 19 May, 2016 - 20:00 to 22:00
Event location: 
8.00pm, Old Divinity School, St John's College