14 FEB 2020 | FRI | 8PM
**CANCELLATION OF CONCERTS**
In light of the latest development of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak and in accordance with the University’s preventive measures, the four Russian Moments concerts with pianists Konstantin Lifschitz and Alexei Volodin on 14-16 February will be cancelled. Detailed refund arrangements will be sent to ticket holders in due course. Thank you for your support and understanding.
This event is part of the Russian Moments series.
MEDTNER 12 Fairy Tales
Op. 20/1, Op. 20/2, Op. 34/2, Op. 34/3, Op. 42/1, Op. 26/3,
Op. 42/3, Op. 35/4, Op. 51/3, Op. 26/4, Op. 42/2, Op. 26/2
RACHMANINOV Piano Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 28
An important genre in Medtner’s complete oeuvre, the 38 ‘skazskis’ depict a wide spectrum of poetic imageries and exquisite architectonics composed in different periods of Medtner’s life. After these serenely lyrical Russian fairy tales, the audience will hear Rachmaninov’s dark and mysterious Piano Sonata No.1, inspired by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s tragedy Faust.
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre
The University of Hong Kong
**This programme has been cancelled**
Medtner 12 Fairy Tales - Fairy Tale in C Sharp minor, Op. 35 No. 4
- Patrons under the age of 12 will not be admitted.
- Approximately 95 minutes with an intermission
- Guests are advised to arrive punctually.
- No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.
- Programmes and artists subject to change
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