Igor Levit / Piano Recital

Stevenson: Passacaglia on DSCH – 2G+ AND PHYSICAL DISTANCE

This concert has already taken place! 26.50 | 54.60 | 71.50 | 88.30 | 99.60
This concert has already taken place! 26.50 | 54.60 | 71.50 | 88.30 | 99.60

Homage to Dmitri Shostakovich

Igor Levit is coming to the Elbphilharmonie in March to perform a truly brilliant work: »Passacaglia on DSCH« by the Scottish composer Ronald Stevenson is a homage to Dmitri Shostakovich. »I can’t remember ever in my entire life working on a piece that was so challenging on an intellectual and pianistic level«, reveals Levit. Based on the sequence D-E♭-C-B, Shostakovich’s musical signature, Stevenson develops a passacaglia in over 300 variations that breaks with both stylistic and formal conventions.

In this special piano recital, the audience can see for themselves how Levit is more than a match for this work, which is possibly the longest single-movement piece for solo piano ever composed, and experience how he conveys both its political and emotional dimensions.

Performers

Igor Levit piano

Programme

Ronald Stevenson
Passacaglia on DSCH

Estimated end time

21:40

Promoter: Konzertdirektion Dr. Rudolf Goette / HamburgMusik

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