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Hélène Grimaud

Water

When

Sat, 1 April 2017
19:00

Where

Main Building – Grand Auditorium
Av. de Berna, 45A, Lisbon
(+351) 217 823 700
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Tickets

  • Zone 1: €40,00
  • Zone 2: €30,00
  • Zone 3: €20,00
  • Balcony: €25,00

Known not only for her talent as a pianist, but also for her environmental activism, Hélène Grimaud joined the two parts of her life in her latest album Water: Water as a source of life, as a key asset to be preserved, but also as a source of inspiration. In her search for a repertoire that alluded to this element, she had no difficulty finding a selection of compositions by Berio, Albeniz, Debussy, Fauré, Janáček, Liszt, Ravel and Takemitsu, which share the same sensations. This programme was premièred in an installation at Park Avenue Armory in New York, and defined by The New York Times as “compelling, boldly original work.”

 

Hélène Grimaud Piano

Luciano Berio
Wasserklavier

Toru Takemitsu
Rain Tree Sketch II 

Gabriel Fauré
Barcarole No.5, in F-sharp major, op. 66

Maurice Ravel
Jeux d’eau

Isaac Albéniz
Almeria

Franz Liszt
Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este

Leoš Janáček
Nas brumas I

Claude Debussy
La cathédrale engloutie

Johannes Brahms
Piano Sonata No.2, in F-sharp minor, op.2

 


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