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Thomas Nickell: Impromptus & Meditations

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Impromptus & Meditations
Thomas Nickell, pianist

A promising new talent, 20-year-old American pianist Thomas Nickell has already garnered recognition for energetic, refined, and focused performances in music centers throughout Europe and the United States. In a few short years, Mr. Nickell has given public performances of important works by Bach, Beethoven, Berg, Gershwin, Khachaturian, Liszt, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, as well as his own compositions. In this program, Mr. Nickell will perform solo piano works of by Scriabin, Schubert, and Messiaen, as well as several of his own improvisations.

PROGRAM

Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915)
Five Preludes, Op. 16 (1895)
   Andante in B Major
   Allegro in G-Sharp Minor
   Andante Cantabile in G-flat Major
   Lento in E-flat Minor
   Allegretto in F-Sharp Major

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Four Impromptus, D. 899 (Op. 90) (1827)
   Allegro molto moderato in C Minor
   Allegro in E-Flat Major
   Andante in G-Flat Major
   Allegretto in A-Flat Major

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
Oraison (Arr. by Thomas Nickell)

Thomas Nickell
Two Impromptus

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
"Vallée d’Obermann" from Années de Pèlerinage, S. 160