Nächstes Konzert im BÖSENDORFER-SAAL am Freitag, 22. Februar 2013, 19.30

mit Musik aus Mexiko und Argentinien

Der Pianist Ernest So wird an diesem Abend Musik aus Mexiko und Argentinien präsentieren uzw. Werke von Manuel Ponce, Julián Aguirre, Carlos Gustavino, Alberto Ginastera und Ástor Piazzolla.

Regulär € 20, Ermäßigt € 10
unter 01 504 66 51 144

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Critics have hailed Ernest So as a performer who exerts a “phenomenon presence on stage” and who “evokes the romanticism and technical brilliance of a 19th century pianist”.  Mr. So’s early manifestation as concert pianist brought prizes such as the Best Performer Award in Singapore and later the Beethoven Trophy.  His years at the Juilliard School were spent under the artistic influence and instruction of renowned Beethoven scholar Jacob Lateiner (1928 – 2010); other teachers include Solomon Mikowsky, the late Constance Keene, and Jonathan Feldman.   Mr. So is well-known for his wide repertoire, including not only standard concert works by composers such as Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin, but also masterworks by Scriabin, Godowsky, Medtner, Antheil, Poulenc, Ibert, Bortkiewicz, Catoire, Guastavino, Kapustin, Stanchinsky, Mompou, Viñes, and many other lesser known composers.  Mr. So has also given masterclasses and lectures on Beethoven, and is the author of numerous essays on music.  He additionally uses his expertise to advise as a professional consultant on piano manufacture and restoration techniques, working for various leading piano builders and restorers; he is currently the Chief Technical Consultant for Asia Piano Japan.  Besides his accomplishments in music, Mr. So is also an aficionado of the sartorial arts, an antique collector and is actively involved in philanthropical activities. 


Works by Manuel Ponce (1882 – 1948) 
Prelude for the Left Hand alone
Estudios de Concierto No. 3
'Hacia la Cima'Mazurka Nos. 2, 4, 6
Balada Mexicana    

Tristes, No. 1 and 3

Julián Aguirre (1868 - 1924) 
Bailecito El Ceibo Tierra Linda

Carlos Guastavino (1912 – 2000) 

Alberto Ginastera (1916 – 1983)  
Adíos Nonino

Ástor Piazzolla (1921 – 1992) 
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