The Art of Martha Argerich, Part 3

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Pianist Martha Argerich photographed in 2015. Pianist Martha Argerich photographed in 2015. (Casa Rosada/Wikipedia Commons)

Continuing his series celebrating the output of acclaimed pianist Martha Argerich, host David Dubal looks at her catalog of works. This week's episode includes works spanning a wide range from Bach to Shostakovich, with significant contributions by Liszt, Chopin, Mozart and Janáček.

Argerich, who turns 75 this year, has recently been announced a Kennedy Center honoree and has seen the release of a box set of her complete recordings for Deutsche Grammophon.

Reflections from the Keyboard airs Thursdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 10 pm on WQXR.

Program Playlist (all performances by Martha Argerich):

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 in D-flat major
Bach: English Suite No. 2 in A minor, Prelude 
Shostakovich: Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra in D major
Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Finale
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, Rondo
Chopin: Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor
Liszt: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in E-flat major, Allegro
Janáček: Sonata for Violin and Piano, Allegero 
— Gidon Kremer, violin

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