Maurizio Pollini's Schedule

2008-2009 Season

[2008]

September 14@(PIANOFORTE!)
Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Liszt:Nuages gris, Unstern, La lugubre gondola, R.W.-Venezia, Sonata in B minor
(Encore/Chopin:Prelude, Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary), Liszt:Transcendental Etude No.10))

September 20, 21 (Das Goldene Musikvereinsabonnement I & II)
Musikverein Grossersaal, Vienna, Austria
Concerto
Beethoven:Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
Berlioz:Symphony fantastic, op.14
(with C.Abbado & Lucerne Festival Orchestra)

(October 2) (AMG Solistenabende)
Stadtcasino Konzertsaal, Basel, Switzerland
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:4 Mazurkas op.33, Scherzo No.2 op.31
(postponed to December 2)

October 12 (Bank of America Great Performers Series)
Symphony Hall, Chicago, U.S.A.
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:4 Mazurkas op.33, Scherzo No.2 op.31
(Encore/Chopin:Nocturne No.2 op.9-2, Etude No.4 op.10-4, Ballade No.1)

October 16, 17, 18
Symphony Hall, Boston, U.S.A.
Concerto
Tchaikovsky:Symphony No.6, "Pathetique"
Kirchner:The Forbidden (world premiere;BSO 125th anniversary commission)
Schumann:Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54
(with J.Levine & Boston Symphony Orchestra)

October 20 (Boston Symphony Orchestra Series)
Carnegie Hall, New York, U.S.A.
Concerto
Tchaikovsky:Symphony No.6, "Pathetique"
Kirchner:The Forbidden (NY Premiere)
Schumann:Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54
(with J.Levine & Boston Symphony Orchestra)

October 26 (Great Artists 1 Series)
Carnegie Hall, New York, U.S.A.
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:4 Mazurkas op.33, Scherzo No.2 op.31
(Encore/Chopin:Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary), Nocturne No.8 op.27-2, Etude No.4 op.10-4, Ballade No.1)

October 29
The Music Center, Strathmore, U.S.A.
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:4 Mazurkas op.33, Scherzo No.2 op.31
(Encore/Chopin:3 pieces)

November 17 (Musica Insieme)
Teatro Manzoni, Bologna, Italy
Recital
Schoenberg:3 Piano pieces op.11, 6 Little Piano pieces op.19
Debussy:6 Etudes (No.7-No.12)
Webern:Variations op.27
Boulez:Sonata No.2

November 26 (Le Louvre invite Pierre Boulez )
Auditorium du Louvre, Paris, France
Recital
Schoenberg:6 Little Piano pieces op.19, 3 Piano pieces op.11
Debussy:Prelude, livre 2
Webern:Variations op.27
Boulez:Sonata No.2

December 2 (AMG Solistenabende)
Stadtcasino Konzertsaal, Basel, Switzerland
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:4 Mazurkas op.33, Scherzo No.2 op.31
(postponed from October 2)

December 4
Tonhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:4 Mazurkas op.33, Scherzo No.2 op.31




[2009]

January 5
Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany
Concerto
Schumann:Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54
Carter:Allegro scorrevole
Ravel:Ma Mere l'Oye, Rhapsodie espagnole
(with D.Barenboim & Staatskapelle Berlin)

January 6
Konzerthaus, Berlin, Germany
Concerto
Schumann:Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54
Carter:Allegro scorrevole
Ravel:Ma Mere l'Oye, Rhapsodie espagnole
(with D.Barenboim & Staatskapelle Berlin)
(Encore/Chopin:Ballade No.1)

January 21
Koelner Philharmonie, Koeln, Germany
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Boulez:Sonata 2
(Encore/Debussy:La Cathedrale engloutie, Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest, Chopin:Scherzo No.3)

January 25 (Pollini Perspectives 1)
Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Boulez:Sonata 2
(Encore/Debussy:La Cathedrale engloutie)

February 2 (I Concerto Progetto Pollini)
Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Boulez:Sonata 2
(Encore/Debussy:La Cathedrale engloutie, and 1 piece)

February 22 (Serie Meesterpianisten)
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:4 Mazurkas op.33, Scherzo No.2 op.31
(Encore/Chopin:Nocturne op27-2, Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary), Ballade No.1)

March 4 (International Piano Series 2008/09)
Royal Festival Hall, London, England
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:2 Nocturnes op.27, Scherzo No.2 op.31
(Encore/Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary), Etude op.10-4, Ballade No.1)

March 7 (Pollini Perspectives 2)
Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Chamber Music
Stockhausen:Klavierstuecke VII, VIII, IX, Kreuzspiele, Zeitmasse, Kontra-Punkte
Schoenberg:3 Klavierstuecke op.11
Brahms:Piano Quintet
(with P.Eoetvoes & Klangforum Wien, Quartet Hagen)

March 11 (Klassiker! 4/Karlheinz Stockhausen 80 Zeitgenossen)
Koelner Philharmonie, Koeln, Germany
Chamber Music
Stockhausen:Klavierstuecke VII, VIII, IX, Kreuzspiel, Zeitmasse, Kontra-Punkte
Schoenberg:3 Klavierstuecke op.11
Schumann:Fantasie in C major op.17
(with P.Etoevoes and Klangforum Wien)
(Encore/Chopin:Nocturne op27-2, Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary))

March 16 (II Concerto Progetto Pollini)
Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Chamber music
Stockhausen:Klavierstuecke VII, VIII, IX, Kreuzspiele, Zeitmasse, Kontra-Punkte
Schoenberg:3 Klavierstuecke op.11
Schumann:Fantasie in C major op.17
(with P.Eoetvoes & Klangforum Wien)

March 31 (Pollini Perspectives 3)
Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Chamber Music
Schoenberg:6 Little Pieces op.19
Berg:4 Pieces op.5
Webern:3 Little Pieces op.11, Concerto op.24, Lieder op.3, op.4 & op.12, Variations op.27, Symphony op.21, 5 Pieces op.10
Schoenberg:Lied der Waldtaube, Chamber Symphony op.9
(with P.Boulez & Ensemble Intercontemporain, P.Lang(sp.))

April 6 (III Concerto Progetto Pollini)
Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Chamber Music
Berg:4 Pieces op.5
Schoenberg:6 Little Pieces op.19
Webern:3 Little Pieces op.11, Concerto op.24, 5 Lieder op.3, op.4, 4 Lieder op.12, Variations op.27, Symphony op.21, 5 Pieces op.10
Schoenberg:Lied der Waldtaube, Chamber Symphony op.9
(with P.Boulez & Ensemble Intercontemporain, P.Lang(sp.), A.Damiens(cl.), E-M. Couturier(vc.))

April 15 (Encore Series)
Concert Hall(Hong Kong Cultural Centre), Hong Kong, China
Recital
[All Chopin Program]
Prelude in C sharp minor op.45, Ballade No.2 op.38, Sonata No.2 op.35,
Scherzo No.1 op.20, 4 Mazurkas op.33, Berceuse op.57, Polonaise op.53 "Heroic"
(Encore/Chopin:Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary), op.10-4, Ballade No.1, Nocturne op27-2, )

April 19
Concert Hall, Shanghai, China
Recital
Schumann:Piano Sonata No.3 in F minor op.14(Concerto without Orchestra), Fantasy in C major op.17
Schoenberg:6 Little Piano Pieces op.19
Webern:Variations for Piano op.27
Debussy:6 Etudes (Etudes livreII)
(Encore/4 pieces, including Chopin:Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary))

April 24
National Centre for The Performing Arts, Beijing, China
Recital
[All Chopin Program]
Prelude in C sharp minor op.45, Ballade No.2 op.38, Sonata No.2 op.35,
Scherzo No.1 op.20, 4 Mazurkas op.33, Berceuse op.57, Polonaise op.53 "Heroic"
(Encore/4 pieces)

May 12
The Symphony Hall, Osaka, Japan
Recital
[All Chopin Program]
Prelude in C sharp minor op.45, Ballade No.2 op.38, 2 Nocturnes op.27, Sonata No.2 op.35,
Scherzo No.1 op.20, 4 Mazurkas op.33, Berceuse op.57, Polonaise op.53 "Heroic"
(Encore/Chopin:Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary), Ballade No.1, Etude op.10-4, Prelude op.28-15(Rain drops) )

May 15 (World Pianist Series B)
Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Recital
[All Chopin Program]
Prelude in C sharp minor op.45, Ballade No.2 op.38, 2 Nocturnes op.27, Sonata No.2 op.35,
Scherzo No.1 op.20, 4 Mazurkas op.33, Berceuse op.57, Polonaise op.53 "Heroic"
(Encore/Chopin:Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary), Ballade No.1, Etude op.10-4, Prelude op.28-15(Rain drops), Scherzo No.3 )

May 19 (World Pianist Series A)
Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Recital
Schumann:Piano Sonata No.3 in F minor op.14(Concerto without Orchestra), Fantasy in C major op.17
Schoenberg:6 Little Piano Pieces op.19
Webern:Variations for Piano op.27
Debussy:6 Etudes (Etudes livreII)
(Encore/Debussy:La Cathedrale engloutie, Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest, Liszt:Transcendental Etude No.10)

June 4 (Festival di Sant'Efisio IX)
Teatro Lirico, Cagliari, Italy
Recital
Bach:The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I

June 8 (Pianisten A:Klavierabend Maurizio Pollini )
Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria
Recital
Bach:The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I

June 13 (Pollini Perspectives 4)
Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
Recital
Bach:The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I

June 21 (IV Concerto Progetto Pollini)
Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy
Recital
Bach:The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I



[2009 Summer Festival]

August 18 (Estate Musicale Chigiana)
Teatro dei Rozzi, Siena, Italy
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:4 Mazurkas op.33, Scherzo No.2 op.31
(Encore/Chopin:Etude op.10-12(Revolutionary), Berceuse op.57)

August 22 (Salzburg Festival)
Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg, Austria
Recital
Beethoven:Piano Sonatas No.17 op.31-2 "Tempest", No.23 op.57 "Appassionata"
Schumann:Fantasy in C major op.17
Chopin:4 Mazurkas op.33, Scherzo No.2 op.31
(Encore/3 pieces)

August 28, 30 (Mendelssohn-Festtage 2009:"Mendelssohn zum 200.Geburtstag")
Gewandhaus Grosser Saal, Leipzig, Germany
Concerto
Nono:Composition for orchestra
Beethoven:Piano Concerto No.4 in G major op.58
Haas:"Traum in des Sommers Nacht"
Mendelssohn:Symphony No.4 in A major op.90 "Italia" (first version)
(with R.Chailly & Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra)






Thank you very much, Yayoi!
Thank you very much, Alan!
Thank you very much, Stefano!
Thank you very much, Marta!
Thank you very much, Jae-Wook!
Thank you very much, Jan!
Thank you very much, Olivier!

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