Tzimon Barto
Malcolm Yawn
Easter Sunday, 16 April 2017 | 8 pm | Weimar | Weimarhalle

Tzimon Barto — piano

Jean Philippe Rameau
from „Premier Livre de Pièces de Clavecin“: Prélude A minor 
from „Nouvelles Suites de Pièces de Clavecin“: Allemande in A minor, Sarabande in A major, and Gavotte et Six Doubles A minor

Lowell Liebermann
Nocturne No. 8 (Barto Prize 2016)

Josef Haydn
Sonata for piano A flat major Hob.XVI: Allegro moderato, Adagio, Finale. Presto

Johann Sebastian Bach | arr. Ferrucio Busoni
Goldberg Variations BWV 988

Tzimon Barto is a phenomenon. He is not only one of the most famous American pianists of our time but also a writer and lyricist – in addition he speaks five languages fluently and reads ancient Greek, Hebrew and Latin. The connection between poetry and music is important to Tzimon Barto both as a pianist and as a writer; this is expressed in his musical interpretations. His playing is very personal and unconventional; it makes an impact with its exquisite sound and fascinating contrasts and differentiations.

In the programme for his Bach Festival concert, alongside Ferrucio Busoni’s rarely heard Goldberg arrangement, is a work by the New York composer, Lowell Liebermann, which in 2016 was distinguished by the award of Barto’s own annual composition prize.

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