Pianist Charles Owen Plays Bach, Debussy and Nico Muhly

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Monday, June 01, 2015

Pianist Charles Owen. Pianist Charles Owen. (John Batten)

British pianist Charles Owen opens the 76th season of the Concerts from the Frick Collection. Owen has appeared in concert halls all over the world, including the Barbican in London, Vienna’s Musikverien and New York’s own Carnegie Hall. He has several albums to his name, having recorded music by Fauré, Poulenc and Janacek.

For his concert at the Frick Collection, Owen plays some of his favorite piano pieces, especially those suited for a performance in an art gallery.

Radio program playlist:
Claude Debussy:  Twelve Preludes, Book One
Nico Muhly: A Hudson Cycle
Nico Muhly: Short Stuff
Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 4 in D Major BWV 828 (excerpt)

Online bonus:
Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 4 in D Major BWV 828 (complete)

J.S. Bach: Gigue (encore)

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