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Noriko Ogawa (piano) - Ribble Valley International Piano Week

When
Friday July 12, 2019 at 19:30
Where
Croston Theatre, Westholme Upper School, Blackburn
Tickets
£20, (a £4 discount on all tickets is available to the unemployed, disabled people and their essential companions; students in full time education are eligible for free tickets when accompanied by an adult ticket holder; please note that there are no senior concessions for over 60s)
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  1. Rondo alla Turca, from Sonata for Piano No 11 in A K 331 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  2. A Particle of Water, for piano and Myochin hibachi chopsticks - Yoshihiro Kanno
  3. Waltz No 18 in E flat, 'Sostenuto' Op posth KK IVb No 10 - Fryderyk Chopin
  4. Pour le piano - Claude Debussy
  5. Suite bergamasque - Claude Debussy
  6. La plus que lente, for piano L 121 - Claude Debussy
  7. Gnossienne No 1 - Erik Satie
  8. Le Piccadilly - Erik Satie
  9. Je te veux - Erik Satie

We are delighted that a firm Ribble Valley International Piano Week favourite, Noriko Ogawa, is returning to our 2019 festival. Having achieved considerable renown throughout the world since her success at the Leeds International Piano Competition, Noriko’s “ravishingly poetic playing” (Telegraph) sets her apart from her contemporaries.

A fine Debussy specialist, Noriko’s programme includes staples from that unmistakable romantic sound world. In complete contrast, the work by Kanno, which Noriko commissioned, incorporates mJapanese sounds. Myochin hibashi chopsticks are very special art pieces that are made with the highest quality steel used for Japanese Samurai swords. Hung as wind-chimes, we can expect a unique experience of the blended sound of the piano and the myochin.

6.30pm pre-concert talk - free


Venue
Croston Theatre, Westholme Upper School
Meins Road
Blackburn
Lancashire
BB2 6QU
England
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