Rising Stars: Ben Goldscheider, Horn
Briton Ben Goldscheider is often invited as a horn soloist by major orchestras, works with legendary musicians such as Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim, appears at high-profile festivals and is recognised as one of the leading horn virtuosos internationally. In addition to the classic works for horn by Beethoven and Schumann, his recital programme features new compositions by Mark Simpson and Jörg Widmann, which pose extreme technical challenges to the performer, as well as the very melodic, impressionistic-style Sonata by the Belgian composer Jane Vignery.
Jörg Widmann: Air for solo horn
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for horn and piano in F major, opus 17
Mark Simpson: Nachtstück (“Nocturne”) for horn and piano
Commissioned by: Barbican/ECHO 2021
(world premiere: 24.9.2021, London Symphony Orchestra, St Luke’s church, London)
Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro in B flat major, opus 70
Jane Vignery: Sonata for horn and piano, opus 7
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Organizer: Megaron Athens Concert HallThursday 07.12.2023, 20:30