These fine Australian pianists have enjoyed a two-piano collaboration for a decade. Individually, they have appeared overseas and regularly at home with many of Australia’s leading musicians and ensembles. Daniel Herscovitch’s solo repertoire ranges from Purcell to Carter and beyond. He has toured Europe five times and the USA four. Clemens Leske is principal pianist of the Omega Ensemble and has performed with the six Australian symphony orchestras and in Europe, the USA and China.
Playing the Concourse’s two concert Steinways, this duo present a feast of the greatest music for two pianos. The concert is bookended by Mozart’s Sonata (K 448) and Brahms’ two-piano version of his well-loved set of 8 variations on the St Anthony Chorale. It also includes Grieg’s arrangement for two pianos of Mozart’s Piano Sonata (K 545) and works by Chopin, Britten and Saint-Saens.
MOZART – Sonata in D major, K 448
BRITTEN – Mazurka Elegiaca, Op.23 no 2
CHOPIN – Rondo in C major, Op.73
MOZART – Sonata in C major, K 545 arr. Grieg for two pianos
SAINT-SAENS – Polonaise in F minor, Op.77
BRAHMS – Variations on a theme of Haydn, Op.56b
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