David Helfgott, one of Australia’s most cherished musicians performs a one-off recital of popular romantic works for piano in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Oscar wining film Shine, the film that catapulted Helfgott (played by Geoffrey Rush and directed by Scott Hicks), to worldwide fame.
This matinée recital for piano lovers of all ages, will feature Helfgott’s selection of much-loved romantic classics including Beethoven’s ‘Appassionata’ Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Chopin’s Ballade No. 1 in G minor and music by Liszt.
The programme: Beethoven – Sonata No 23 in F minor, Op 57 “Appassionata”/ Chopin – Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23/ Liszt – Etude No 3 “Un Sospiro”/ Liszt – Les jeux d’eaux a la Villa D’Este/ Liszt – Ballade No 2 in B minor/ Liszt – Mephisto Waltz No 1
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