PROGRAMMES

By Morgane Henninot

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By Povilas Jarmala

MERCHANT'S TALES: WINTER IN VENICE // 2020

 

 

Atmospheric fantasia, inspired by the Murano glass, Songs of the Canals, and legends of the floating city. Music by Vivaldi, Monteverdi, Galuppi, Scarlatti, Marcello, Bach, Chopin, Debussy, and Galiamova.

Due to copyright restrictions, the complete programme will be published in October 2020

By Povilas Jarmala

VITAMIN C // 2020

 

 

A musical relief in C Major, wishing everyone good health and mood in the time of COVID-19.

Poulenc - Novelette No. 1

Mozart - Sonata in C Major, K. 330

Bach / Godowsky - Andante, BWV 1003

Haydn - Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI/50

Schumann - Arabeske, Op. 18

Gershwin / Wild - Embraceable You

Rachmaninoff - Etude-Tableau, Op. 33/3

Beethoven - Piano Sonata in C Major, Op. 53, "Waldstein"

DAILY WINDOW RECITALS IN THE YORCKSTRASSE // 2020

 

 

Stranded at home during the Covid-19 outbreak, Januševičius established a tradition of daily window concerts for his community in Hanover's Yorckstraße. Every concert consisted of 15 minutes of unique programme, dedicated to a different episode of music history. The series received high acclaim and attention in Hanover and abroad. After 55 programmes amounting to over 13 hours of music, the series ended on May 10. Januševičius promised to make occasional window concerts throughout the year 2020.

Here you can see all 55 programmes, performed during the series

By Edward Moran

THE NEW COLOSSUS // 2019

 

 

Inspired by Emma Lazarus' poem "The New Colossus", this programme is based on inspiring immigration stories from 1870-1925.

Trad. / Gintaras Januševičius - Aislean an Oigfear

Claude Debussy - L‘isle Joyeuse

Charles B. Lawlor / Gintaras Januševičius - Sidewalks of New York

Abram Chasins - Two Chinese Pieces

Philip Glass - Etude No. 6

Edward MacDowell - To a Wild Rose

Pjotr Tchaikovsky - September: The Hunt

Erich Wolfgang Korngold / Gintaras Januševičius - Tanzlied des Pierrot

John Philip Sousa / Vladimir Horowitz - Stars and Stripes Forever

Philip Martin - New York Nights

Sergei Rachmaninoff - Prelude in F

Sergei Rachmaninoff - Polka W.R.

Sergei Rachmaninoff - Etude-Tableau in E-flat Minor, Op. 39/5

John Stafford Smith / Sergei Rachmaninof - The Star-Spangled Banner

Sergei Rachmaninoff / Gintaras Januševičius - Vocalise

Vytautas Bacevičius - Evocations, Op. 57

George Gershwin / Gintaras Januševičius / Original cadenza by Ashley Hribar - Rhapsody in Blue

Trailer of the programme

By Povilas Jarmala

INVICTUS // 2018

 

 

Inspired by William Ernest Henley's poem "Invictus", this programme is based on triumphant stories of composers and their works.

Bach / Brahms - Chaconne in D Minor

Beethoven - Piano Sonata in C Major, Op. 53, "Waldstein"

​Rzewski - Rubinstein in Berlin

Liszt - Vallée d'Obermann

Rachmaninoff - Piano Sonata No. 2 in B♭ Minor, Op. 36

By Florian Spieker

ADVENT CALENDAR: 24 ENCORES // 2016

 

 

One brilliant and cheerful encore for every day of the Advent.

Liszt - Grand Galop Chromatique, S. 219

Beethoven - Rondo alla ingharese quasi un capriccio, Op. 129

Tchaikovsky / Pletnev - Gavotte from "Sleeping Beauty"

Schubert / Liszt - Erlkönig

Chopin - Waltz in D♭ Major, Op. 64/1

Vivaldi / Bach - Larghetto from Violin Concerto in D Major

Scriabin - Poeme in F♯ Major, Op. 32/1

Rachmaninoff - Moment Musicaux in E Minor, Op. 16/4

Shostakovich - Polka from "The Golden Age"

Kabalevsky - Prelude in B♭ Minor, Op. 38/16

Brahms - Intermezzo in B♭ Minor, Op. 117/2

Sousa / Horowitz - Stars and Stripes Forever

Woods / Januševičius - ... To the Fallen

Poulenc - Novelette No. 1

Debussy - Clair de Lune

Mompou - Gitanes II

Morkūnas-Budrys - Extraordinary Nightly Walk of an Aubergine with Bolognese Sauce in the Stomach

Galiamova - A Tale of a White Ox

Ornstein - Suicide in an Airplane

Chasins - Flirtation in a Chinese Garden

Gershwin / Wild - Embraceable You

Dvarionas / Januševičius - Little Star

Tatum - The Tiger Rag

Coots / Evans - Santa Claus is Coming to Town

By Christopher Day

COMPLETE WALTZES BY CHOPIN // 2015

 

 

The story of Frédéric Chopin, told with the help of 19 waltzes.

Grand Valse Brillante in E♭ Major, Op. 18

Waltz in A♭ Major, Op. 34/1

Waltz in A Minor, Op. 34/2

Waltz in F Major, Op. 34/3

Waltz in A♭ Major, Op. 69/1

Waltz in B Minor, Op. 69/2

Waltz in G♭ Major, Op. 70/1

Waltz in F Minor, Op. 70/2

Waltz in D♭ Major, Op. 70/3

Waltz in E♭ Major, Op. Posth.

Waltz in A♭ Major, Op. Posth.

Waltz in E Major, Op. Posth.

Waltz in E Minor, Op. Posth.

Waltz in D♭ Major, Op. 64/1

Waltz in C♯ Minor, Op. 64/2

Waltz in A♭ Major, Op. 64/3

Grand Valse in A♭ Major, Op.42

Waltz in A Minor, Op. Posth.

Waltz in E♭ Major, Op. Posth.

By Morgane Henninot

THE DREAMCATCHER // 2014

 

 

A continues fantasy, based on nightly pieces, nightmares, and horror stories, showcasing the fragile side of an artist, as he faces his fears.

Woods - The Dreamcatcher

Beethoven - Piano Sonata in C♯ Minor, Op. 27/2, "Moonlight"

Chopin - Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20

Klatzow - Makoemazaan

Schubert / Liszt - Erlkönig

Scriabin - Prelude in B♭ Major, Op. 11/21

Andrejevas - Fate

Ligeti - Musica Ricercata II

Rachmaninoff - Etude-Tableau in C Minor, Op. 39/7

Debussy - Clair de Lune

By Aleksey Stepashkin

RACHMANINOFF 1913 // 2013

 

 

Reimagination of Rachmaninoff's own recital programme, featuring the original order as well as original editions of the pieces, as performed by Rachmaninoff on his 30 recital concert tour in 1913.

Elegie, Op. 3/1

Prélude, Op. 3/2

Melodie, Op. 3/3

Polichinelle, Op. 3/4

Barcarolle, Op. 10/3

Humoresque, Op. 10/5

Moment Musicaux in E Minor, Op. 16/4

Prelude in B♭ Major, Op. 23/2

Prelude in G Major, Op. 32/5

Prelude in B Minor, Op. 32/10

Prelude in G Minor, Op. 23/5

Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 33

Piano Sonata No. 2 in B♭ Minor, Op. 36

By Nicolas Kröger

RUSSIAN TREASURE BOX // 2012

 

Pictures of Russia by native and foreign composers.

Beethoven - 12 Variations on a Russian Dance, WoO 71

Tchaikovsky - Doumka, Op. 59

Borodin - Scherzo in A♭ Major

Gabrilowitsch - Melody, Op. 8

Debussy - Ballade Slave

Liszt - Russian Gallop, S. 478

Kapustin - Variations, Op. 41

Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition

By KKS

WORKS FOR PIANO AND ORCHESTRA

 

Anderson - Concerto in C

Bacevičius - Concerto No. 4, Op. 67

Bach - Concerto for 3 keyboards in C Major, BWV 1064

Beethoven - Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37

Beethoven - Concerto No. 5 in E♭ Major, Op. 73

Dvarionas - Concerto No. 2

Finzi - Eclogue

Gershwin - Concerto in F

Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue

Khachaturian - Concerto

Liszt - Concerto No. 1 in E♭ Major,  S. 124

​Lutoslawski - Variations on a Theme by Paganini

Martinu - Concerto for 2 pianos

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Capriccio brillante, Op. 22

Mozart - Concerto in F Major, K. 242

Mozart - Concerto in B♭ Major, K. 450

Mozart - Concerto in C Major, K. 467

Mozart - Concerto in A Major, K. 488

Poulenc - Aubade

Rachmaninoff - Concerto No. 1 in F♯ Minor, Op. 1

Rachmaninoff - Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

Ravel - Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major

Saint-Saëns - Le carnaval des animaux

Scriabin - Concerto in F♯ Minor

Shostakovich - Concerto No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 35

Tchaikovsky - Concerto No. 1 in B♭ Minor, Op. 23

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