Benjamin Martin
Wood, Metal and Vibrating Air

Benjamin Martin

PIANO RECITAL

PART OF WOOD, METAL AND VIBRATING AIR – PIANO RECITAL SERIES

Pianist and composer Benjamin Martin is as intelligent a musician as you’re ever likely to come across. In this rich concert he teases out a famous pensée by another pianist and composer Ferruccio Busoni: ‘Bach is the foundation of piano playing. Liszt is the summit. The two make Beethoven possible.’ Busoni’s own arrangements of works by Bach sit alongside the master’s magnificent C minor Partita and one of Beethoven’s sonatas in the same key (Opus 10, No.1). Spectacular and lyrical works by Liszt are interspersed.

PROGRAM
Bach-Busoni: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr
Liszt: Concert Etude No.1, Il Lamento
Beethoven: Sonata in c minor Op.10 No.1
Bach: Partita No.2 in c minor
Liszt-Beethoven: Adelaide
Liszt: Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata

Please download the program notes here.

‘Martin is a serious musician and a serious talent.’
The Sydney Morning Herald

Tickets Price
Standard $35.00
Concession $30.00
Monash Staff / Alumni $29.00
Monash Student $20.00

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