August 6, 2019 12:00PM
NM Museum of Art
Gilles Vonsattel Piano Recital
J. S. BACH Three Contrapuncti from The Art of Fugue
MENDELSSOHN Variations sérieuses in D Minor, Op. 54
SHOSTAKOVICH Prelude and Fugue in A Major, Op. 87, No. 7
J. S. BACH Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846
J. S. BACH Prelude in C Minor, BWV 847
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata in C Minor, Op. 111
Pianist Gilles Vonsattel, who made his Festival debut in 2018, returns with a solo recital that spans three centuries and includes Mendelssohn’s Variations sérieuses—written as part of an effort to raise funds to erect a bronze statue of Beethoven in Bonn, Germany—and Shostakovich’s Bach-inspired Prelude and Fugue in A Major.
Approximate length: 1 hour
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