Primal Instinct

Saturday, 19 february at 20.00

Iași National Theater
Str. Agatha Bârsescu no. 18, Iași

The sound art never stopped, in spite of pandemics or wars. It constantly evolved with them. Music manifested a sheer survival instinct. Tonight this instinct is featured in a proper development of force and virtuosity, with just a hint of holiday touch, reminding us how all of our instincts share the force of destiny.

Concert Programme

Witold Lutosławski (1913 - 1994):

Variations on a theme of Paganini for two pianos (1941)

Grzegorz Niemczuk - piano

Anna Lipiak - piano

Juliusz Zarębski (1854 - 1885):

Deux morceaux en forme de mazurka (four hands), op. 5 (1881)

Grzegorz Niemczuk - piano

Anna Lipiak - piano

Piotr Ilici Ceaikovski (1840 - 1893 / Nicholas Economou (1953 - 1993):

The Nutcracker Suite (1892 / 1988)

Grzegorz Niemczuk - piano

Anna Lipiak - piano

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945):

Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, Sz. 110, BB 115 (1937) - syncretic premiere

Toma Popovici - piano

Daniel Dascălu - piano

Alexandru Stroe - percussion

Constantin Stavrat - percussion

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