Horacio Lavandera Piano Recital
| Carl-Orff-Saal/Carl Orff Hall
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Aged 16, Horacio Lavandera was the youngest competitor to win the Third International Piano Competition Umberto Micheli in Teatro alla Scala in Milan (Italy) in 2001. His diverse repertoire included pieces from baroque to contemporary music. He was also awarded a Special Prize by the Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, for his interpretation of Ravel´s Concerto in G major in the final round. From this moment on, he has been invited to perform as a soloist with prestigious orchestras, as well as to offer recitals in America, Europe and Asia.
»That 17-year-old Horacio Lavandera can play the piano brilliantly becomes clear in the first few minutes« Klaus Kalchschmid writes in the »Süddeutsche Zeitung« following Horacio Lavandera’s concert in the Herkulessaal after winning the Umberto Micheli competition.
For his piano recital, Horacio Lavandera has chosen well-known and virtuoso pieces by Bach and Beethoven as well as the magnificent »Arrival of the Guests at the Wartburg« from »Tannhäuser« by Wagner/Liszt. He rounds off his programme with the works of Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, produced by Horacio Lavandera for the Nibius label. This recording was awarded Best Album of the Month of October 2016 by Spanish music magazine Melomano.
(Horacio Lavandera, Madrid, Spain)
- Composer: Ludwig van BeethovenOpuses: Bagatelle, Op 126 No 5, Seven Ländler in D major WoO 11, Piano Sonata No 30 in E major, Op 109, Piano Sonata No 31 in A-flat major, Op 110, Piano Sonata No 32 in C minor, Op 111
- Composer: Astor Piazzolla / Horacio LavanderaOpuses: Estaciones Porteñas – »The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires« (selection), Inverno Porteño (Buenos Aires Winter), Primavera Porteña (Buenos Aires Spring)
- Composer: Johann Sebastian BachOpus: Harpsichord Concertos in D major BWV 972 (after Vivaldi’s Violin Concerto RV 230, Op 9 No 3)
- Composer: Richard Wagner / Franz LisztOpus: Arrival of the Guests at the Wartburg S. 445/1a