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ROGRAM OF MUSIC

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745 – 1799)

Andantino in C Major (c. 1775 – 1790)

Adagio in F Minor (c. 1775 – 1790)

Sonata in C Major (c. 1775 – 1790)

1. Allegro

2. Rondo

3. Minore

Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897)

Two Rhapsodies Op. 79 (1879)

1. Agitato

2. Molto passionato, ma non troppo allegro

Three Intermezzi Op. 117 (1892)

1. Andante moderato

2. Andante non troppo e con molto espressione

3. Andante con moto

Frédéric Chopin (1810 – 1849)

Scherzo No. 1 in B-Minor Op. 20 (1833)

INTERVAL

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)

Italian Concerto BWV 971 (1735)

1. Allegro

2. Andante

3. Presto

Frédéric Chopin (1810 – 1849)

Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor Op. 35 (1839)

1. Grave – Doppio movimento

2. Scherzo

3. Marche funèbre: Lento

4. Finale: Presto

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Biography

At only twenty-four years old, emerging young artist Adam Heron has already captivated audiences in over fifteen countries with his exceptional pianism. Born in Hong Kong of Nigerian-Filipino descent, he is a prize-winning musician who commands awards throughout the UK and overseas, including the esteemed Harriet Cohen Bach Prize of the Royal Academy of Music. His Topsham Music Festival debut purveys an enticing programme of elusive keyboard works by the eighteenth-century Guadeloupean Creole composer and virtuoso violinist Chevalier de Saint-Georges, as well as alluring classics by J. S. Bach, Brahms, and Chopin. This is a piano recital that promises to be truly special.