Alfred Brendel / Music, Film, Sense and Nonsense

ALFRED BRENDEL / MUSIC, FILM, SENSE AND NONSENSE In cooperation with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, the Austrian Embassy in Prague, NFA, Ponrepo and Volvox Globator Feb 7, 2017 Master Class with Škampa Quartet & Tomáš Jamník – F. Schubert: String Quintet in C major Book Launch – Czech edition of Music, Sense and Nonsense by Alfred Brendel Suk Hall, Rudolfinum, 6pm BOOK TICKETS HERE   Feb 8, 2017 Film Ex Machina (GB, 2014) Projection and Discussion Ponrepo Movie Theatre, 7.30pm   Alfred Brendel studied piano and composition in Zagreb and Graz, completing his piano studies with Edwin Fischer, Paul Baumgartner and Eduard Steuermann. For 60 years he has enjoyed a distinguished international career concentrating on the works of central European composers from Bach to Schoenberg as well as featuring many works by Liszt. He was the first pianist to record Beethoven’s complete piano works, and was highly influential in getting Schubert’s Piano Sonatas and the Schoenberg Piano Concerto recognised as integral parts of the piano repertoire. He has performed regularly at the world’s musical centres and festivals, and with the leading orchestras and conductors, and his extensive discography has made him one of the most respected artists of our time. His final […]
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