Khatia Buniatishvili - Taking audiences on a thrill ride.

Kathia Buniatishvili In Recital – Verbier 2012 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Khatia Buniatishvili – Taking audiences on a thrill ride.

Khatia Buniatishvili Recital at The Verbier Festival July 24, 2012- RSM – Espace 2

This week it’s a Concert Recital from the much-talked about and discussed Kathia Buniatishvili, recorded live from the stage by Radio Suisse Romande’s Espace 2 at The Verbier Festival in Switzerland on July 24th.

The wildly enthusiastic and capacity audience were given a mesmerizing program featuring the music of Bach as arranged by Liszt, Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt along two stomping, shouting encores that again featured Liszt as well as Prokofiev.

Here’s the rundown:

24 juillet 2012 20:00
En direct du Festival de Verbier

Jean-Sébastien Bach & Franz Liszt, Arrangements
Prélude et Fugue en la mineur BWV 543 (1852)

Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonate N°23 en fa mineur Op.57, Appassionata
1- Allegro assai
2- Andante con moto
3- Allegro ma non troppo

Frédéric Chopin
Sonate N°2 en si bémol mineur Op.35 (1837)

Franz Liszt
Mephisto-Valse N°1 S 514 (1856-1861)

Khatia Buniatishvili, Piano
Concert donné en l’Eglise de Verbier.

Khatia Buniatishvili has given critically acclaimed solo recitals and chamber music concerts at such renowned venues as London’s Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and the Musikverein in Vienna. In 2008 she made her USA concert début at Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall), performing F. Chopin’s Second Piano Concerto. The following year she played Felix Mendelssohn’s Double Concerto with Gidon Kremer at the Musikverein, and toured with him and Kremerata Baltica to Milan (La Scala), Rome, Pavia and Istanbul. Other venues include La Folle Journée, Nantes, the Heidelberger Frühling and the Klavier-Festival Ruhr.

A BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist for 2009-2011, Khatia Buniatishvili regularly collaborates with BBC orchestras. In 2010 she received a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award and has been nominated by Vienna’s Musikverein and Konzerthaus as a Rising Star for the 2011-2012 season.

Among Khatia Buniatishvili’s musical partners are some of the world’s leading conductors and orchestras. She has performed under the batons of Zubin Mehta, Placido Domingo, Kent Nagano, Neeme Järvi, Paavo Järvi, Mikhail Pletnev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Semyon Bychkov, Myung-Whun Chung, and Philippe Jordan, and collaborated with the Israel Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Toronto Symphony, São Paulo State Symphony, China Philharmonic, NHK Symphony, London Symphony, BBC Symphony, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de France, Filarmonica della Scala, Vienna Symphony, Rotterdam Philharmonic, and Munich Philharmonic.

Another one to add to your list of must-listen-to Wednesday Anti-Road Rage Concerts.

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