Evgeny Kissin - repertoire (updated version)

Hi folks, some time ago I created a topic with Kissin’s repertoire list. I wanted to update it, but I couldn’t do it in the original post, so this is the reason why I’m creating a new topic. Program is divided into three categories - Solo Repertoire, Piano Concertos and Chamber music & Lied Repertoire.

Kissin is playing in Zagreb on Saturday, so I would like to give him this list.

If you know any work which is not here, please tell me.

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SOLO REPERTOIRE

J. S. BACH:

  • Chaconne, from Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004 (transcription: F. Busoni)
  • Concerto in D minor, BWV 974, after B. Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in D minor
  • Siciliano, second movement from Flute Sonata No. 2 in E-flat major, BWV 1031 (transcription: W. Kempff)
  • Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C major, BWV 564 (transcription: F. Busoni)

C. W. GLUCK:

  • Melody, from the opera “Orfeo ed Euridice” (transcription: G. Sgambati)

J. HAYDN:

  • Sonata No. 45 in A major, Hob. XVI/30
  • Sonata No. 49 in E-flat major, Hob. XVI/49
  • Sonata No. 62 in E-flat major, Hob. XVI/52

W. A. MOZART:

  • Sonata No. 10 in C major, KV 330
  • Sonata No. 11 in A major, KV 331

L. VAN BEETHOVEN:

  • Bagatelle in E-flat Major, Op. 33 No. 1
  • Bagatelle in C Major, Op. 33 No. 5
  • Bagatelle in B minor, Op. 126 no. 4
  • Contredanse in C major, WoO 14 no. 1 (transcription, probably by I. Seiss)
  • 6 Ecossaisen in E-flat major, WoO 83
  • Rondo in G major, Op. 51 no. 2
  • Rondo a capriccio in G major, Op. 129, “Rage over a lost penny”
  • Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 no. 3
  • Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, „Patetique“
  • Sonata No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 no. 2, “Moonlight”
  • Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no. 2
  • Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”
  • Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, "Appassionata“
  • Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a, „Les Adieux“
  • Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101
  • Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106, “Hammerklavier”
  • Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111
  • Turkish March, from “The Ruins of Athens”, Op. 113 no. 5 (transcription: A. Rubinstein)
  • 32 Variations on an Original Theme in C minor, WoO 80
  • 15 Variations and Fugue in E-flat major, Op. 35, „Eroica Variations“
  • 6 Variations on an Original Theme in D major, Op. 76

C. M. VON WEBER:

  • Perpetuum Mobile, fourth movement from Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 24

SIR HENRY BISHOP:

  • Home Sweet Home

F. SCHUBERT:

  • Fantasie in C major, D. 760, “Wanderer”
  • Impromptus D. 899:
    • no. 3 in G-flat major
    • no. 4 in A-flat major
  • Impromptus, D. 935:
    • no. 1 in F minor
    • no. 3 in B-flat major
  • Military March, for Piano Four Hands, D. 733 no. 1 (transcription for solo piano: C. Tausig)
  • Moment musicaux, D. 780 no. 3 (transcription: L. Godowsky)
  • Sonata No. 7 in E-flat major, D. 568
  • Sonata No. 9 in B major, D. 575
  • Sonata No. 14 in A minor, D. 784
  • Sonata No. 17 in D major, D. 850
  • Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960
  • Songs (transcription: F. Liszt):
    • Aufenthalt, D. 957 no. 5 (S. 560 no. 3)
    • Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D.774 (S. 558 no. 2
    • Erlkönig, D. 328 (S. 558 no. 4)
    • Die Forelle, D. 550 (S. 563 no. 6)
    • Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118 (S. 558 no. 8)
    • Der Müller und der Bach, D. 795 no. 19 (S. 565 no. 2)
    • Ständchen (Horch’, horch’, die Lerch’!), D. 889 (S. 558 no. 9)
    • Ständchen (Leise flehen meine Lieder), D. 957 no. 4 (S. 560 No. 7)
    • Das Wandern, D. 795 no. 1 (S. 565 no. 1)
    • Wohin?, D. 795 no. 2 (S. 565 no. 5)

M. GLINKA:

  • Song “The Lark” (transcription: M. Balakiriev)

F. MENDELSSOHN:

  • Etude in A minor, Op. 104b no. 3
  • Prelude and Fugue in F minor, Op. 35 no. 5
  • Scherzo in E minor, Op. 16 no. 2
  • Schezo from “A Midsummer Nights Dream” (transcription: S. Rachmaninov)
  • Song Without Word in A-flat major, Op. 38 no. 6, „Duetto (Duet)“
  • Song Without Word in A major, Op. 62 no. 6, „Frühlingslied (Spring Song)“
  • Song Without Words in C major, Op. 67 no.4, „Spinnerlied (Spinning Song)"

F. CHOPIN:

  • Andante spianato et Grande polonaise brilliante in E-flat major, Op. 22

  • 4 Ballades:
    • no. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
    • no. 2 in F major, Op. 38
    • no. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47
    • no. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

  • Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60

  • Berceuse in D-flat major, Op. 57

  • Etudes, Op. 10:
    • no. 1 in C major
    • no. 2 in A minor
    • no. 3 in E major
    • no. 4 in C-sharp minor
    • no. 12 in C minor

  • Etudes, Op. 25:
    • no. 5 in E minor
    • no. 6 in G-sharp minor
    • no. 11 in A minor
    • no. 12 in C minor

  • Fantasie in F minor, Op. 49

  • 4 Impromptus:
    • no. 1 in A-flat major, Op. 29
    • no. 2 in F-sharp major, Op. 36
    • no. 3 in G-flat major, Op. 51
    • no. 4 in C-sharp minor, Fantaisie-impromptu, op. posth. 66

  • Mazurkas:
    • in F-sharp major, Op. 6 no. 1
    • in C-sharp minor, Op. 6 no. 2
    • in E major, Op. 6 no. 3
    • in A minor, Op. 7 no. 2
    • in F minor, Op. 7 no. 3
    • in B-flat major, Op. 17 no. 1
    • in A minor, Op. 17 no. 4
    • in B-flat minor, Op. 24 no. 4
    • in D-flat major, Op. 30 no. 3
    • in C-sharp minor, Op. 30 no. 4
    • in D major, Op. 33 no. 2
    • in C-sharp minor, Op. 41 no. 1
    • in A-flat major, Op. 41 no. 4
    • in G major, Op. 50 no. 1
    • in A-flat major, Op. 50 no. 2
    • in C-sharp minor, Op. 50 no. 3
    • in C major, Op. 56 no. 2
    • in A minor, Op. 59 no. 1
    • in F-sharp minor, Op. 59 no. 3
    • in B major, Op. 63 no. 1
    • in F minor, Op. 63 No. 2
    • in C-sharp minor, Op. 63 no. 3
    • in A minor, Op. 67 no. 4
    • in C major, Op. 68 no. 1
    • in A minor, Op. 68 no. 2
    • in F minor, Op. 68 no. 4

  • Nocturnes:
    • in B-flat minor, Op. 9 no. 1
    • in B minor, Op. 9 no. 3
    • in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 no. 1
    • in D-flat major, Op. 27 no. 2
    • in A-flat major, Op. 32 no. 2
    • in G major, Op. 37 no. 2
    • in C minor, Op. 48 no. 1
    • in F-sharp minor, Op. 48 no. 2
    • in F minor, Op. 55 no. 1
    • in E major, Op. 62 no. 2

  • 2 Polonaises, Op. 26:
    • no. 1 in C-sharp minor
    • no. 2 in E-flat minor

  • Polonaise in C minor, Op. 40 no. 2

  • Polonaise in F-sharp minor, Op. 44

  • Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53

  • Polonaise-Fantaise in A-flat major, Op. 61

  • 24 Preludes, Op. 28

  • 4 Scherzi:
    • no. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
    • no. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31
    • no. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39
    • no. 4 in E major, Op. 54

  • Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35

  • Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58

  • Song “The Maiden’s Wish”, Op. 74 no. 1 (transcription: F. Liszt, S. 480 no. 1)

  • Waltzes:
    • in E-flat major, Op. 18, Grande valse brillante
    • in A-flat major, Op. 34 no. 1
    • in A minor, Op. 34 no. 2
    • in A-flat major, Op. 42
    • in D-flat major, Op. 64 no. 1
    • in C-sharp minor, Op. 64 no. 2
    • in A-flat major, Op. 69 no. 1
    • in B minor, Op. 69 no. 2
    • in E minor, Op. posth.

R. SCHUMANN:

  • Arabeske, Op. 18
  • Carnaval, Op. 9
  • Fantasie in C major, Op. 17
  • Fantasiestücke, Op. 12
  • Novelette in F-sharp minor, Op. 21 no. 8
  • Kreisleriana, Op. 16
  • Sonata No. 1 in F-sharp minor, Op. 11
  • Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 14
  • Song “Frühlingsnacht”, Op. 39 no. 12 (transcription: F. Liszt, S. 568)
  • Song “Widmung”, Op. 25 no. 1 (transcription: F. Liszt, S. 566)
  • Symphonic Etudes in the Form of Variations, Op. 13 & op. posth.
  • Toccata, Op. 7
  • Träumerei, from Kinderszenen, Op. 15 no. 7
  • Variations on the name “Abegg”, Op. 1

F. LISZT:

  • Concert Etude in F minor, S. 144 no. 2, “La leggierezza”
  • Concert Etude in D-flat major, S. 145 no. 1, “Waldesrauschen”
  • Concert Paraphrase on Verdi’s opera “Rigoletto”, S. 434
  • Etudes d’exécution tr anscendante, S. 139:
    • no. 5 in B-flat major, “Feux follets”
    • no. 8 in C minor, “Wilde jagd”
    • no. 9 in A-flat major, “Ricordanza”
    • no. 10 in F minor
    • no. 11 in D-flat major, “Harmonies du soir”
    • no. 12 in B-flat minor, “Chasse-neige”
  • Funérailles, from “Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses”, S. 173 no. 7
  • Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S. 141:
    • no. 2 in E-flat major
    • no. 3 in G-sharp minor, “La campanella”
    • no. 5 in E major, “La chasse”
  • Hungarian Rhapsodies, S. 244:
    • no. 6 in D-flat major
    • no. 10 in E major
    • no. 12 in C-sharp minor
    • no. 15 in A minor, “Rakoczy March”
  • Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514
  • Rhapsodie espagnole, S. 254
  • Sonata in B minor, S. 178
  • Sonetto 104 del Petrarca, from “Années de Pèlerinage, Deuxième année: Italie”, S. 161 no. 5
  • Vallée d’Obermann, from “Années de Pèlerinage, Premiere Anee: Suisse”, S. 160 no. 6
  • Valse-Caprice No. 6 in A major, after Franz Schubert, from “Soirées de Vienne”, S. 427 no. 6
  • Venezia e Napoli, S. 162
    • Gondoliera
    • Canzone
    • Tarantelle

C. FRANCK:

  • Prelude, Chorale and Fugue, M 21

J. BRAHMS:

  • Capriccio in B minor, Op. 76 no. 2
  • 7 Fantasien, Op. 116
  • Hungarian Dances, WoO1 (composer’s own transcription for piano solo)
    • no. 1 in G minor
    • no. 2 in D minor
    • no. 3 in F major
    • no. 6 in D-flat major
    • no. 7 in F major
  • Intermezzo in A minor, Op. 76 no. 7
  • 3 Intermezzi, Op. 117
  • 6 Klavierstücke, Op. 118
  • 4 Klavierstücke, Op. 119
  • Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5
  • Varations on a Theme by Paganini in A minor, Op. 35, Books 1 & 2
  • Waltzes, Op. 39:
    • no. 1 in B major
    • no. 2 in E major
    • no. 3 in G-sharp minor
    • no. 4 in E minor
    • no. 15 in A-flat major

M. BALAKIRIEV:

  • Islamey, oriental fantasy

M. P. MUSSORGSKY:

  • Pictures at an Exhibition

P. I. TCHAIKOVSKY:

  • December (Noël), from The Seasons, Op. 37b no. 12
  • Meditation in D major, Op. 72 no. 5
  • Natha-Valse, Op. 51 no. 4
  • Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. 19 no. 4
  • Dance of the Four Swans (Pas de quatre), from ballet “Swan Lake” (transcription: E. Wild)

E. GRIEG:

  • Carnaval, from Scenes of Country Life, Op. 19 no. 3
  • Jeg elsker dig (I love thee), from Piano Pieces after Original Songs, Op. 41 no. 3
  • Du fatter ei Břlgernes evige Gang (The Poet’s Heart), Op. 52 no. 3

N. RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:

  • Flight of the Bumblebee, from opera “The Tale of Tsar Saltan” (transcription: S. Rachmaninov)

A. GRÜNFELD:

  • Soirée de Vienne – Konzertparaphrase über Johann Strauss’sche Walzermotive, Op. 56

M. MOSZKOWSKI:

  • Caprice espagnol, Op. 37

C. DEBUSSY:

  • Golliwog’s Cake Walk, from Children’s Corner, no. 6
  • Preludes, Book 1:
    • no. 1, Danseuses de Delphes
    • no. 5, Les collines d’Anacapri
    • no. 7, Ce qu’a vu le vent d’Ouest
    • no. 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin
    • no. 9, La sérénade interrompue
    • no. 10, La Cathédrale engloutie
  • Preludes, Book 2:
    • no. 6, Général Lavine - eccentric
    • no. 12, Feux d’artifice

SAKUNOSUKE KOYAMA:

  • Natu-Wa Kinu, folk song (transcription: Shigeaki Saegusa)

JOAQUIN LARREGLA:

  • Viva Navarra!

V. KOMITAS:

  • Krumk (transcription: Georgy Saradjian)

L. GODOWSKY:

  • Alt Wien, from Triakontameron, no. 11

A. SCRIABIN:

  • Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 2 no. 1
  • Etudes, Op. 8:
    • no. 2 in F-sharp minor
    • no. 4 in B major
    • no. 5 in E major
    • no. 8 in A-flat major
    • no. 9 in G-sharp minor
    • no 11 in B-flat minor
    • no. 12 in D-sharp minor
  • Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 42 no. 5
  • Mazurka in E minor, Op. 25 no. 3
  • 4 Pieces, Op. 51:
    • no. 1, Fragilité
    • no. 2, Preludé
    • no. 3, Poème ailé
    • no. 4, Danse languide
  • 5 Preludes, Op. 15
  • 2 Preludes, Op. 27
  • 4 Preludes, Op. 37
  • Sonata No. 2 in G-sharp minor, Op. 19
  • Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp minor, Op. 23
  • Sonata No. 4 in F-sharp major, Op. 30

S. RACHMANINOV:

  • 9 Etudes-Tableaux, Op. 39:
    • no. 1 in C minor
    • no. 2 in A minor
    • no. 3 in F-sharp minor
    • no. 4 in B minor
    • no. 5 in E-flat minor
    • no. 6 in A minor
    • no. 7 in C minor
    • no. 8 in D minor
    • no. 9 in D major
  • Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. 3 no. 2
  • Preludes, Op. 23:
    • no. 1 in F-sharp minor
    • no. 2 in B-flat major
    • no. 3 in D minor
    • no. 4 in D major
    • no. 5 in G minor
    • no. 6 in E-flat major
    • no. 7 in C minor
    • no. 10 in G-flat major
  • Preludes, Op. 32:
    • no. 8 in A minor
    • no. 10 in B minor
    • no. 12 in G-sharp minor
    • no. 13 in D-flat major
  • Song “Lilacs”, Op. 21 no. 5 (transcription: S. Rachmaninov)
  • Song “Vocalise”, Op. 34 no. 14 (transcription: A. Richardson)

E. GRANADOS:

  • Quejas, o La Maja y el ruiseñor (Complaint, or the Girl and the Nightingale), from Goyescas, Op. 11 no. 4
  • Danza Española, Op. 37 no. 5, “Andaluza”

N. MEDTNER:

  • Sonata reminiscenza in A minor, Op. 38 no. 1

I. STRAVINSKY:

  • Three Moments from “Petroushka”

K. SZYMANOWSKI:

  • Etude in B-flat minor, Op. 4 no. 3

ALEXANDER KREIN:

  • Suite dansée

E. BLOCH:

  • Piano Sonata B. 69

MIKHAIL (MOSHE) MILNER:

  • Farn Opsheyd (Before Separating)

ALEXSANDER VEPRIK:

  • Sonata No. 2, Op. 5

S. PROKOFIEV:

  • Dance, Op. 32 no. 1
  • Etude in C minor, Op. 2 no. 3
  • March, Op. 12 no. 1
  • March, from the “Love for the Three Oranges”, Op. 33 no. 1
  • Ten Pieces for Piano from “Romeo and Juliet”, Op. 75:
    • no. 4, Juliet as a Young Girl
    • no. 6, Montagues and Capulets
    • no. 8, Mercutio
  • Prelude in C major, Op. 12 no. 7
  • Sonata No. 4 in C minor, Op. 29
  • Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 62
  • Sonata No. 8 in B-flat major, Op. 84
  • Suggestion diabolique, Op. 4 no. 4
  • Visions Fugitives, Op.22:
    • no. 10, Ridicolosamente
    • no. 11, Con vivacità
    • no. 16, Dolente
    • no. 17, Poetico

V. HOROWITZ:

  • Variations on a theme from Bizet’s opera “Carmen”

I. ALBENIZ:

  • Cordoba, Op. 232 no. 4
  • Suite Española, Op. 47
    • no. 1, Granada
    • no. 4, Cádiz
    • no. 5, Asturias (Leyenda)
  • Tango, from España, Op. 165 no. 2 (transription: L. Godowsky)

S. BARBER:

  • Sonata in E-flat minor, Op. 26

MURAD KAZHLAYEV:

  • Six Preludes:
    • no. 4, Creation
    • no. 5, Lamentation
    • no. 6, Protest

E. KISSIN:

  • Two Inventions
  • Four Piano Pieces, Op. 1
    • no. 1, Meditation
    • no. 2, Dodecaphonic Tango
    • no. 3, Intermezzo
    • no. 4, Toccata

ANONYMUS:

  • Todai-Mori (Lighthouse Keeper) (transcription: Shigeaki Saegusa)
  • Usagi (Rabbit) (transcription: Shigeaki Saegusa)

TRADITIONAL:

  • Scotish Air “Auld Lang Syne”

PIANO CONCERTOS

J. S. BACH:

  • Allegro, first movement from Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052
  • Concerto for Four Pianos and Strings in A minor, BWV 1065 (Martha Argerich, James Levine, Mikhail Pletnev)

J. HAYDN:

  • Piano Concerto in D major, Hob. XVIII/11

W. A. MOZART:

  • Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, KV 414
  • Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, KV 466
  • Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, KV 491
  • Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, KV 595
  • Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in D major, KV 382

L. VAN BEETHOVEN:

  • Fantasy for Piano, Vocal Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra in C minor, Op. 80
  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19
  • Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
  • Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
  • Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 57

F. CHOPIN:

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21

R. SCHUMANN:

  • Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54

F. LISZT:

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, S. 124
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S. 125

J. BRAHMS:

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 83

E. GRIEG:

  • Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

P. I. TCHAIKOVSKY:

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23

A. SCRIABIN:

  • Piano Concerto in F-sharp minor, Op. 20

S. RACHMANINOV:

  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in C mimor, Op. 18
  • Piano Concerto No. 3 in D mimor, Op. 30

B. BARTÓK:

  • Piano Concerto No. 2, Sz. 95, BB 101

S. PROKOFIEV:

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat major, Op. 10
  • Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16
  • Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26

D. SHOSTAKOVICH:

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 35

T. KHRENNIKOV:

  • Piano Concerto No. 2

ANDREI ESHPAI:

  • Piano Concerto No. 1 (second version)

CHAMBER MUSIC & LIED REPERTOIRE

J. J. BENDA:

  • Grave, second movement from Violin Concerto in G Major (transcription for viola and piano) (Yuri Bashmet)

W. A. MOZART:

  • Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, KV 478 (Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin; Antoine Tamestit, viola; Mischa Maisky, cello / Kopelman Quartet / Emerson String Quartet)
  • Sonata for Piano Four Hands in C major, KV 521 (Martha Argerich)
  • Molto allegro, third movement from Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, KV 448 (Martha Argerich)
  • Violin Sonata No. 23 in D major, KV 306 (Itzhak Perlman)
  • Violin Sonata in G major (Vladimir Spivakov)

L. VAN BEETHOVEN:

  • Piano Trio No. 5 in D major, Op. 70 no. 1, „Ghost“ (Isaac Stern, Natalia Gutman / Joshua Bell, Mischa Maisky)
  • Variations for Cello and Piano on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen” from Mozart’s “Magic Flute” in E-flat major, WoO 46 (Vagram Saradjian)
  • Violin Sonata No. 9 in A major, Op. 47, “Kreutzer” (Itzhak Perlman / Leonidas Kavakos)

G. ROSSINI:

  • Overture to the opera “Semiramide” (transcription for eight pianos: C. Czerny/R. Gulda) (Steffan Scheja, James Levine, Nicholas Angelich, Leif Ove Andsnes, Emanuel Ax, Lang Lang, Mikhail Pletnev)
  • Overture to the opera “William Tell”: Finale: March of the Swiss Soldiers (transcription for four pianos, 16 hands) (Daniil Trifonov, Seong-Jin Cho, Yuja Wang, Denis Kozhukhin, Mikhail Pletnev, Sir András Schiff, Sergei Babayan)

F. SCHUBERT:

  • Allegro for Piano Four Hands in A Minor, D947, “Lebensstürme” (James Levine)
  • Characteristic March No.1 in C major, for Piano Four Hands, D. 968b (James Levine)
  • Fantasie for Piano Four Hands in F minor, D. 940 (James Levine / Martha Argerich)
  • Military March for Piano Four Hands No. 1 in D major, D. 733 (James Levine)
  • Piano Trio in B-flat major, D. 898 (Sylvia Marcovici, Alexander Kniazev / Itzhak Perlman, Mischa Maisky / Julian Rachlin, Mischa Maisky / second movement with Renaud Capucon, Gautier Capucon)
  • Sometimes, for Violin and Piano (Dmitry Sitkovetsky)
  • Sonata in A minor, D. 821, “Arpeggione” (Yuri Bashmet, vola / Natalia Gutman, cello)
  • Sonata for Piano Four Hands in C major, D. 812, “Grand Duo” (James Levine)
  • Songs (Thomas Quasthoff):
    • Ganymed, D. 544
    • Prometheus, D. 764
    • Im Frühling, D. 882
    • Erlkönig, D. 328
    • Der Wanderer, D. 493
    • Der Zwerg, D. 771
  • Selected Songs (Heidi Graham Murphy)
  • Quintet in A major, D. 667, “Trout” (Vladimir Spivakov, violin; Gregory Kovalenko, viola; Mikhail Milman, cello; Ivan Suluga, double bass / Vladimir Spivakov, violin; Igor Sulyga, viola; Mikhail Milman, cello; Gregory Kovalevsky, double bass / Gidon Kremer, violin; Veronika Hagen, viola; Clemens Hagen, cello; Alois Posch, double bass / also with other musicians)

F. MENDELSSOHN:

  • Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 (Isaac Stern, Natalia Gutman / Silvia Marcovici, Alexander Kniazev / Joshua Bell, Mischa Maisky)

R. SCHUMANN:

  • Fantasiestücke, for Cello and Piano, Op. 73 (Vagram Saradjian / Alexander Kniazev)

R. WAGNER:

  • “Ride of the Valkyries” from “Die Walküre” (transcription for eight pianos: Blackford) (Lang Lang, Leif Ove Andsnes, Claude Franck, Emanuel Ax, James Levine, Staffan Scheja, Mikhail Pletnev)

C. FRANCK:

  • Violin Sonata in A major (Vladimir Spivakov / Itzhak Perlman)
  • Violin Sonata in A major (transcription for cello and piano: J. Delsart) (Alexander Kniazev)

B. SMETANA:

  • Sonata for Two Pianos Eight Hands in E minor, B 70/T 47 (James Levine, Leif Ove Andsnes, Emanuel Ax / Yuja Wang, Sir András Schiff, Seong-Jin Cho)

L. M. GOTTSCHALK:
– L’Union: Paraphrase De Concert Sur Les Airs Nationaux (Star Spangled Banner, Yankee Doodle, Hail Columbia) (transcription for eight pianos) (Lang Lang, Leif Ove Andsnes, Nicholas Angelich, Emanuel Ax, James Levine, Staffan Scheja, Mikhail Pletnev)

J. BRAHMS:

  • Andante, second movement from Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34b (Emerson String Quartet)
  • Cello Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38 (Alexander Kniazev)
  • Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor, Op. 101 (Isaac Stern / Natalia Gutman)
  • Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto, fourth movement from Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 (Vadim Repin, Yuri Bashmet, Mischa Maisky)
  • Scherzo for Violin and Piano in C minor, WoO 2 (Vladimir Spivakov)
  • Songs (Karita Mattila):
    • Vergebliches Ständchen Op. 84 No. 4
    • Wiegenlied Op. 49 No. 4
    • Meine Liebe ist grün Op. 63 No. 5
    • Von ewiger Liebe Op. 43 No. 1
  • Selected Songs (transcription for cello and piano) (Alexander Kniazev)
  • Viola Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 120 no. 2 (Yuri Bashmet)
  • Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100 (Itzhak Perlman)
  • Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108 (Vladimir Spivakov)

P. I. TCHAIKOVSKY:

  • Lensky’s Aria, from the opera “Eugene Onegin” (transcription for violin and piano: L. Auer) (Itzhak Perlman)
  • Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 (Joshua Bell, Mischa Maisky / Sylvia Marcovici, Alexander Kniazev / Itzhak Perlman, Mischa Maisky / Julian Raclih, Mischa Maisky)
  • Songs/Romances (Dmitri Hvorostovsky)
    • Why?, Op. 6 no. 5
    • The love of a dead man, Op. 38 no. 5
    • Ah, if only you could for one moment, Op. 38 no. 4
    • On golden cornfields, Op. 57 no. 2
    • Pimpinella, Op. 38 no. 6
    • Say of what, in the shade of branches, Op. 57 no. 1
    • To forget so soon; In the midst of the ball, Op. 38 no. 3
    • O child, Op. 63 no. 6
    • Don Juan’s Serenade, Op. 38 no. 1

A. DVOŘÁK:

  • Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81 (Vadim Repin & Laurent Korcia, violins; Yuri Bashmet, viola; Alexander Kniazev, cello / Dmitry Sitkovetsky & Roman Simovich, violins; Antoine Tamestit, viola; Mischa Maisky, cello / Kopelman Quartet / Emerson String Quartet)

N. RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:

  • Flight Of The Bumblebee, from the opera “The Tale of Tsar Saltan” (transcription for eight pianos) (Lang Lang, Leif Ove Andsnes, Nicholas Angelich, Emanuel Ax, James Levine, Staffan Scheja, Mikhail Pletnev)

G. FAURE:

  • Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15 (Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin; Antoine Tamestit, viola; Mischa Maisky, cello / Kopelman Quartet / Emerson String Quartet)

H. DUPARC:

  • Songs (Karita Matilla):
    • L’invitation au Voyage
    • Au pays où se fait la guerre
    • Chanson Triste
    • Phidylé

J. P. SOUSA / M. GOULD:

  • The Stars and Stripes Forever (transcription for eight pianos) (Lang Lang, Leif Ove Andsnes, Nicholas Angelich, Emanuel Ax, James Levine, Staffan Scheja, Mikhail Pletnev)

C. DEBUSSY:

  • Two Nocturnes: Nuages and Fetes (transcription for two pianos: M. Ravel) (Martha Argerich / Jean-Ives Thibaudet)

R. STRAUSS:

  • Songs (Karita Mattila):
    • Der Stern, Op. 69 No. 1
    • Wiegenlied, Op. 41 No. 1
    • Ach Lieb, ich muss nun scheiden, Op. 21 No. 3
    • Cäcilie, Op. 27 No. 2

S. RACHMANINOV:

  • Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19 (Alexander Kniazev / Mischa Maisky)
  • Polka Italienne (Italian Polka), for Piano Duet (Daniil Trifonov)
  • Romance in A major, for Pano Six Hands (Rodion Shchedrin, Daniil Trifonov)
  • Songs/Romances (Dmitri Hvorostovsky):
    • It’s time, Op. 14 no. 12
    • Believe me not, friend, Op. 14 no. 7
    • I was with her, Op. 14 no. 4
    • Let us rest, Op. 26 no. 3
    • Spring waters, Op. 14 no. 11
  • Selected Songs (transcription for cello and piano) (Mischa Maisky)
  • Vocalise, Op. 34 no. 14 (transcription for cello and piano) (Vagram Saradjian)

M. DE FALLA:

  • Danza Española No. 1, from the Opera “La Vida Breve” (transcription for violin and piano: F. Kreisler) (Itzhak Perlman)
  • Suite Populaire Espagnole, for Cello and Piano (Vagram Saradjian)

N. MEDTNER:

  • Songs (Dmitri Hvorostovsky):
    • Gone are my heart’s desires, Op. 3 no. 2
    • To a dreamer, Op. 32 no. 6
    • Prosperous voyage, Op. 15 no. 8
    • The wanderer’s night song, Op. 6 no. 1
    • Winter evening, Op. 13 no. 1

S. PROKOFIEV:

  • Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op. 34 (Vladimir Spivakov & Boris Garlitsky, violins; Yuri Gandelsman, viola; Mikhail Milman, cello; Michel Lethiec, clarinet / also with other musicians)

D. MILHAUD:

  • Scaramouche, for Two Pianos, Op. 165b (Martha Argerich)

A. BENJAMIN:

  • Jamaican Rumba (transcription for eight pianos) (Lang Lang, Leif Ove Andsnes, Nicholas Angelich, Emanuel Ax, James Levine, Staffan Scheja, Mikhail Pletnev)

D. SHOSTAKOVICH:

  • Cello Sonata in D minor, Op. 40 (Vagram Saradjian / Alexander Kniazev)
  • Scherzo, third movement from Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 (Emerson String Quartet)
  • Viola Sonata in C minor, Op. 147 (Yuri Bashmet)

W. LUTOSLAVSKI:

  • Variations on a Theme by Paganini, for Two Pianos (Martha Argerich)

R. SCHEDRIN:

  • Quadrille, from opera „Not Love Alone“ (composer’s own transcription for cello and piano) (Vagram Saradjian)

E. KISSIN:

  • Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 2 (Mikhail Milman)
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Amazing.

But.

What an incredible disappointment that he doesn’t use his skills in less played repertoire.

Irrelevant, but you’re missing Auld Lang Syne

Also Scrib Op.15 has five pieces, and EK played all

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Thanks @xsdc

Boris Giltburg that as a kid he listened Kissin in Schubert’s Sonata in B major, D. 575. But I’m a bit suspicious.

@Da_Comme - look at his program for the next season!

Chopin. Nocturne op. 62 # 1.
3 Impromptus.
Scherzo # 1
Polonaise # 6.

Berg. Sonata opus 1.
Khrennikov. Dance opus 5 # 3. & 5 pieces op.2.
Gershwin. 3 Preludes.

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There’s something related to this you can ask him if you like. When he played the Prok-2 in the late 1990s word was that he played Prokofiev’s little March from Op.12 as encore after some of the performances. I suspect it was a misidentification, and that it was actually the three oranges or something - but maybe.

Just if you want to for this work however. I’d only be interested the day a recording surfaces, and even then only moderately.

I’m surprised by the Scrib-5 in the list btw. I don’t collect him admittedly, but his programs have been reasonably well covered ever since he was in his late teens and I have never heard of this. When would this have been?

A couple interesting works and I love Chopin as usual but it’s a shame he doesn’t use his fame to play a bit more adventurous repertoire.

I think he is one of the most reliably solid pianists out there and always good but I was frustrated when he expressed a negative view of Alkan etc.

Also would love to hear more Medtner from him.

@xsdc Thanks for mentioning Prokofiev March from op. 12, but I also think that it’s the other March. Similar thing is with Prokofiev Toccata, which I’ve read that he played as an encore at Carnegie Hall debut (I guess it was actually Prokofiev etude from op. 2):

“Amongst his peers he commands an awed respect. “You see pianists all the time at his concerts,” says Hamlen, who has now left the industry but remains in close contact with Kissin. “There’s no jealousy, they are just astonished by him. At the end of the Carnegie Hall debut his last encore was a Prokofiev toccata, which is an absolute finger buster. He played it like I’d play Chopsticks. The pianist AndrŽ Watts, who was next to me, said the only appropriate reaction was to laugh. ‘Otherwise I’d just have to go and jump off the George Washington Bridge.’ It was astonishing.” When the pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, also a precocious young performer, first heard a tape of Kissin he was out driving. He recalls having to pull over, so moved was he by the performance.”

I think I saw Scriabin Fifth Sonata somewhere, but I’m not sure about that.

I gave this repertoire list to my friend from Belgrade, where Kissin played last night. She gave it to Kissin and he just looked at it quickly. He said he will take a careful look these days while he’s in Zagreb and I hope I will be able to discuss it with him this week.

He just said that for now Les Adieux is missing (my mistake, I don’t know how I
overlooked), that he played complete Mozart 331, not just Turkish March and that he played two Mozart Violin Sonatas on some private concert in 1993.

I’ll keep you updated.

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Probably, but the Oranges would have been surprising too since it didn’t enter his regular encore repertoire until 8 years later.

It was just word of mouth however - who knows where the rumor originated. But if you’ll meet him and present the list to him do ask and see what he says.

Right, yeah he played K.331 in 1996. Even I have a rec of that. :v::zcholah:

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Could you share it? :blush:
I’m very interested in his recitals before 2000. There is an interesting from 1998: Beethoven 101, Brahms 119 and Liszt Sonata.

Also:

Brahms Cello Sonata (I have to check which one) with Kniazev–listing I had for it was 20 July 2004, Montpelier

Haydn “Divertissement” with Leonid Ghorokov (cello)—listing incomplete, location TBD, “1982”—not sure about that one.

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Thanks @Ron - if you can check these two performances, that would be great.

This Haydn work is actually Divertimento in D major, transcribed by Gregor Piatigorsky.

Da JEW GENIE???

I found in my old computer this file:

Liszt - Trois Etudes De Concert ‘Un Sospiro’ - Evgeny Kissin

I’ve never heard that Kissin played Un Sospiro, but this performance sounds like it could him + it has one very interesting cadenza, which starts at 3:00, which I’ve never heard before.

I reserve the right to be wrong, but I don’t think that’s Kissin playing. It sounds too fluid for him.

I see. But have you heard before this cadenza?

No I don’t think so. Weird!