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Other forthcoming recitals

Thu 5 Mar

Vincenzo Maltempo

Bologna, Italy

Symphonie (op 39, 4-7)

Fri 6 Mar

Roberto Prosseda (pedal piano)

Glasgow, Scotland

Benedictus (op 54); 3 Grands Préludes (from op 66)

Wed 11 Mar

David Lively (piano) & Quatuor Terpsychorde

Paris, France

Concerto de chambre (op 10/2)

Watch this space for future announcements

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)

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Workshop announcement: C.V.Alkan - Portrait of a Genius (Dec 2014)

Two-day workshop, dedicated to the personality of Alkan as a brilliant pianist and composer, providing insight into his person, his composing technique and his influences on piano virtuosity.
Date: 26-27 Feb 2015
Location: Vienna, Austria
Organiser: The Charles-Valentin Alkan Society of Vienna


Honorary Membership conferred on four Alkan experts (October 2014)

The following have accepted Honorary Membership of the Alkan Society, offered in recognition of their advocacy and dedication in promoting Alkan and his compositions.

  • Eliot Levin
  • Jack Gibbons
  • Vincenzo Maltempo
  • Stephanie McCallum


New CD release (October 2014)

Alkan: Piano Music (Capriccio alla soldatesca, Op. 50 No 1; Le Tambour bat aux champs, Op. 50, No. 2; Menuets (3), Op. 51; Une fusée - Introduction et Impromptu, Op. 55; Deux Nocturnes, Op. 57; Sonatine, Op. 61)

Costantino Mastroprimiano (piano)

 

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