Brahms in the Afternoon: Timothy Ridout & Pavel Kolesnikov @ Kilkenny Arts Festival
For the second of his three concerts at this year’s Festival, outstanding Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov teams up with prizewinning young viola player Timothy Ridout for a mouthwatering programme featuring Brahms’ Viola Sonatas, the composer’s own rearrangements of his Clarinet Sonatas and among his greatest late works.
Kolesnikov completes the programme with the Three Intermezzi for Piano, wordless ‘cradle songs’ whose gentle beauty has made them some of the most popular of Brahms’ exquisite late works.
Viola Sonatas Nos 1 & 2, Op. 120
Three Intermezzi for Piano, Op. 117
Duration: 70 mins approx.
Published on 29 June 2018