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12:00 - 13:00
Scarlatti – Influences & Influence (Part II)
D. Scarlatti Sonatas, K 24, K 29
Bach Goldberg Variations, Nos. 14 & 20
WF Bach Sonata in E at, F5, 3rd movt.
Soler Sonatas Nos. 84 & 88
Clementi Sonata in F sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 5
C. Schumann Pièce Fugitive, Op. 15, No. 4
Brahms Intermezzo, Op. 116, No. 2
Ravel Alborada del Gracioso (Miroirs)
Scarlatti spent the last 28 years of his life in relative isolation, at the Court of Queen Maria Barbara of Spain. His music, however, spread its influence right up to the 20th century. This programme will provide some telling examples.
Elena Vorotko is an international performer, lecturer and researcher in the field of historical performance on keyboard instruments. A child prodigy in Russia, she held a scholarship at the Purcell School of Music. At the RAM Elena completed a PhD in the historical performance of the music of Bach. She presents public lectures at the RAM Museum as an Honorary Research Fellow and is Artistic Director and Trustee of The Keyboard Charitable Trust.
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