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Sample Programmes

Piano Solo and Concerto Repertoire

Chamber Music and Vocal Accompaniment

Sample Programmes

Piano Favourites:

Beethoven – Für Elise

Debussy – Clair de Lune, Golliwog’s Cake Walk, L’isle Joyeuse

Chopin – Nocturne in E flat, Fantasie-Impromptu

Gershwin – Three Preludes


Moonlight:

Debussy – Clair de Lune

Scriabin – Nocturne for Left Hand

Chopin – Nocturnes

Beethoven – Moonlight Sonata


French:

Couperin – Selected Keyboard Works

Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin

Satie – Gymnopedies & Gnossiennes

Debussy – Preludes

Messiaen – Preludes


Scenes from Childhood:

Schumann – Kinderscenen

Gubaidulina – A selection from Musical Toys

Debussy – Children’s Corner


Light in the Dark:

A selection of Bach’s Preludes and Fugues interspersed with contemporary British works including

Causton: Non mi comporto male and Becker: Light in the Dark, which was composed for Rachel.

From Eastern Europe

Suk – O matince (About Mother) op.28

Rachmaninov – Preludes

Scriabin – Sonata No. 10

Godowsky – Study on Chopin’s Etude op.25 no.1

Saint-Saëns /Godowsky - The Swan

Chopin – Barcarolle or Ballade in A flat


Masquerade

Schumann – Carnaval

Debussy – Suite Bergamasque

Thorogood – Harlequinade

Paul Lewis - Music Hall Moments


The above programmes are given as examples; programme content is decided in discussion with concert promoters.

 

Piano Solo Repertoire

J S Bach Goldberg Variations

Partitas, Suites, Prelude and Fugues

Bartok Suite op.14

Becker Light in the Dark

Beethoven Sonatas including ‘Moonlight’, ‘Pastorale’, op.109 in E major

32 Variations in C minor

Berg Sonata

Brahms Sonata op.5 no. 3

Rhapsodies op.76

Op.116, 117, 118

Causton Non mi comporto male

Chopin Nocturnes, Etudes,

Preludes, Waltzes (various)

Ballad no.3, Scherzo no.2,

Barcarolle

Copland Four Preludes

Debussy Preludes Book 1 & 2 (various)

Suite Bergamasque (including Clair de Lune)

Children’s Corner

Pour le Piano, L’isle Joyeuse

Gershwin Three Preludes

Godowsky – Study on Chopin’s Etude op.25 no.1

Godowsky / Saint-Saëns The Swan

Granados The Maiden and the Nightingale

Haydn Sonatas (various)

Messiaen Vingt Regards and Preludes (various)

Mozart Sonatas and Fantasias (various)

Rachmaninov Preludes (various)

Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte

Le Tombeau de Couperin

Rimsky-Korsakov Flight of the Bumblebee (Arr. Glazunov)

Scarlatti Sonatas

Schubert Moments Musicaux

Schumann Abegg Variations, Carnaval, Kinderscenen, Arabesque

Scriabin Sonata no.10, Prelude and Nocturne for Left Hand

Suk O matince (About Mother) op.28

 

Concerto Repertoire

J S Bach Concerto in D minor no.1

Beethoven Concerto no. 1 in C

Concerto no. 4 in G

Finzi Eclogue for Solo Piano and String orchestra

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue

Greig Piano Concerto

Mozart Concerti no.17 in G major

No.18 in B flat major

No. 21 in C major (Elvira Madigan)

No.23 in A major

Schumann Piano concerto in A minor

Shostakovich Concerto no.2

 

Chamber Music and Vocal Accompaniment

Rachel has a vast chamber music and song repertoire. She has played most instrumental duo works in the repertoire including Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Debussy, Franck, Janacek, Poulenc, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov and Ravel. Rachel has played many piano trios, quartets and quintets by Brahms, Dvorak, Mendelssohn, Schubert. Rachel works regularly with singers and performs a wide range of vocal repertoire including opera, oratorio, musical theatre and song. She has excellent sight-reading skills so if you have any specific requests, just contact Rachel to ask.