Listen: Ingolf Wunder Performs Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt

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Monday, July 11, 2016

Austrian pianist Ingolf Wunder performed at the Frick Collection. Austrian pianist Ingolf Wunder performed at the Frick Collection. (Patrick Walter)

Austrian pianist Ingolf Wunder first gained worldwide recognition at the 2010 International Chopin Piano Competition in Poland where he won the second prize, as well as numerous awards, including: Best Prize for Concerto, Best Prize for Polonaise Fantasy and the Audience Award. Barely 30 years old, he has already performed extensively throughout Europe, Asia and the United States.

Wunder says that for his concert at the Frick Collection, he chose selections by three composers he considers the best writers for piano — Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt. Tune in Monday at 10 pm as WQXR's Elliott Forrest hosts this broadcast of Wunder's performance.

Program: 

Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”
Chopin: Nocturne in E-Flat Major, Op. 55. No. 2
Chopin: Nocturne in B Major, Op. 62, No. 1
Chopin: Polonaise A-Flat Major, Op. 53 "Heroique"
Liszt: Petrarch’s Sonnet 104 from Années de Pèlerinage II (Years of Pilgrimage)
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz, No. 1

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