Charles Foreman Pianist


Recital Programmes
Available for the 2016 – 2017 and 2017 – 18 Seasons

Programme One: The Character Piece: a Brief History I – Collections or Cycles?

Ludwig van Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, Op. 126

Franz Schubert: Four Impromptus, Op. 90


Robert Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15

Claude Debussy: Estampes (1903)

Programme Two: The Character Piece: a Brief History II – Nationalism

Ludwig van Beethoven: Seven Bagatelles, Op. 33

Frédéric Chopin: Four Mazurkas, Op. 33; Polonaise, Op. 53 (“Heroic”)


Tchaikovsky: Dumka, Op. 59

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Alma Brasileira (Choros No. 5, 1925)

Edvard Grieg: Norwegian Melody, Op. 12, No. 6; Valse-Impromptu, Op. 47, No. 1; March of the Dwarfs, Op. 54, No. 3; Evening in the Mountains, Op. 68, No. 4; Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Op. 65, No. 6

Programme Three: The Romantic Character Piece: A Snapshot

Franz Schubert: Four Impromptus, Op. 90 (D. 899)

Felix Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, Op. 54


Johannes Brahms: Four Piano Pieces, Op. 119

Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11

Programme Four: The Five Haydn Minor-Key Sonatas

Joseph Haydn: Sonata in C minor, Hob. XVI: 20

Haydn: Sonata in G minor, Hob. 44

Haydn: Sonata in B minor, Hob. 36


Haydn: Sonata in C-sharp minor, Hob. 32

Haydn: Sonata in E minor, Hob. 34


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