Donnerstags Honens Piano Podcast

Honens @ Home: Stefano Andreatta performs Mason

von Honens Piano Podcast | Vom 2021-09-23

At the Honens International Piano Competition, competitors are encouraged to perform music composed within the last 50 years as well as pivotal works of the piano literature in their self-programmed recitals. In 2018, Semifinalist Stefano Andreatta did just that when he performed ...just as the sun is always... (2006) by British composer Christian Mason. While it was composed for another piano competition, this work is not the virtuosic showpiece you might expect, perhaps because it was commissioned by a generous couple in memory of their daughter, Heidi, who passed when she was only 30. Let's listen now to this quiet and introspective work. - Watch the video edition of this excerpt at honens.com/home.

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The Honens Piano Podcast aims to spark and enhance your appreciation and understanding of all things piano through outstanding performances by Honens Laureates (winners) combined with educational and thought provoking conversation about the music. Whether you are a classical music novice or connoisseur—this podcast is for you!