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Programme
2019/2020

SOLO
"Many Pianos" on 4 pianos and 1 harpsichord
Alexander Melnikov presents different eras of piano music on corresponding instruments.

Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, BWV 903 / Harpsichord
C.P.E. Bach: Fantasia in F-sharp minor, Wq 67 (1787) / Harpsichord
Mozart: Fantasia for Piano in C minor, KV 475 / Walter Grand Piano
Mozart: Fantasia Fragment for Piano, No. 2 in C minor, KV 396 / Walter Grand Piano
Mendelssohn: Fantasia in F-sharp minor, Op. 28, "Sonate écossaise" / Alois Graff Pianoforte
Chopin: Fantasia in F minor, Op. 49 / Erard Pianoforte
Scriabin: Fantasia in B-flat minor, Op. 28 / Steinway Grand Piano
Schnittke: Improvisation and Fugue / Steinway Grand Piano

DUO
with Claron McFadden (Soprano)
Prokofiev: Five Songs Without Words, Op. 35 for Voice and Piano
Cage: Aria for Voice solo
Berio: Sequenza III for Female voice
Berberian: Stripsody for Voice solo
Knussen: Whitman Settings, Op. 25a for Voice and Piano
Prokofiev: Visions Fugitives, Op. 22 for Piano
Schulhoff: Sonata Erotica for Voice solo
Crumb: Apparition: Elegiac Songs and Vocalises for Soprano und amplified Piano

Alexander Melnikov
with Orchestra of the 18th Century & Gustavo Gimeno
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97, "Rhenish"


2018/2019

SOLO - "Many Pianos"

"Virtuoso" (3 pianos)
Schubert: "Wanderer" Fantasy op. 15 D 760 (Alois Graff Pianoforte)
Chopin: 12 Etudes op. 10 (Erard Pianoforte)
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Liszt: Reminiscences of "Don Juan" (Erard Pianoforte)
Stravinsky: Three Movements from "Petrushka" (Steinway Grand Piano)

SOLO - Preludes

Programme I
Debussy: 12 Préludes Livre I & II

Programme II
Shostakovich: 24 preludes and fugues op. 87


DUO
with Isabelle Faust (violin)
October 2018

Stravinsky: Duo Concertant for violin and piano
Bartók: Sonata for violin and piano n° 1 SZ 75
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Kerem: "Retrospect" for violin and piano
Franck: Sonata for violin and piano in A major FWV 8


TRIO
with Isabelle Faust (violin) and Jean-Guihen Queyras (violoncello)
June 2019

Beethoven: Piano Trio n° 9 in E-flat major WoO 38
Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat major op. 70 n° 2
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Beethoven: Piano Trio n° 10 in E-flat major op. 44, 14 Variations on an Original Theme
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major op. 70 n° 1 "Ghost"


CHAMBER MUSIC
with the Tel Aviv Wind Quintet
April 2019

Hindemith: Sonata for flute and piano (1936)
Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano op. 43 FP 43
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks op. 28 (Sextet)
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Berio: Wind Section Quintet "Opus Number Zoo" (w/ Text)
Hindemith: Sonata for alto horn and piano (1943)
Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Wind Section Quintet op. 100 FP 100


TOUR
with the Camerata Salzburg, Gregory Ahss (violin and conductor) and Stefano Guarino (Violoncello)
November 2018

Beethoven: Concerto for piano, violin, violoncello and orchestra in C major op. 56
2017/2018


DUO
with Isabelle Faust (violin)

Programme I
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin E-flat major, KV 380
Mozart: Six variations for piano and violin G minor, KV 360
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin F major, KV 377
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Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin E minor, KV 304
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin A major, KV 526

Programme II
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin D major KV 306
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin E-flat major KV 302
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin B-flat major KV 454

Programme III
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin A major, KV 305
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin F major, KV 376
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin C major, KV 303
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin B-flat major, KV 378

Programme IV
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin G major, KV 301
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin E-flat major, KV 481
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Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin G major, KV 379
Mozart: Sonata for piano and violin C major, KV 296


TOUR
with Musica Aeterna & Teodor Currentzis
October 2017 & April 2018

Mozart: Concert for piano and orchestra n° 17 G major, KV 453


Programme subject to change
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