Today in Madgepoint: Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations opus 120, played door Rudolf Serkin.
Episode 173 is a brief interruption in the series of programmes on legendary pianists as accompanists. This time, a special programme with the American pianist Rudolf Serkin, who was born in Bohemia.
- Ludwig van Beethoven. Diabelli Variations opus 120.
Rudolf Serkin, piano, in a live performance.
Quite recently, Geoffrey Madge also recorded this work on CD.
Next time, continuation of the series of legendary pianists as accompanists. Meanwhile a foretaste of Piano Trio No.1 of Johannes Brahms by the American pianist Julius Katchen.
Compilation: Geoffrey Madge http://www.geoffreymadge.com
Technical engineer: Marco Wensveen
The rerun of this programme is on Thursday morning 22 October 2020, 11-12am. Because of the coronavirus crisis, also this episode had been recorded without Louis Thörig, and not in the studio of Marco Wensveen, but in that of Geoffrey himself.Produced & presented by: