June concerts

Published: June 4, 2018

Due to illness Istvan Lajko cannot play. We have been fortunate in securing a wonderful replacement, the Russian pianist, Konstantin Lapshin whose programme is below:

Konstantin Lapshin – piano



Programme  on Tuesday, 12th June  2018:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) – Fantasy in D minor, KV 397

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) – Fantasy op. 17
– ‚Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen’
– ‚Mäßig. Durchaus energisch’
– ‚Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten’

— Intermission —

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) – Fantasy in F sharp minor, Wq 67
– ‚Sehr traurig und ganz langsam’
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) – 5 of 7 Fantasias, op. 116
Franz Liszt (1811-1886) – Après une Lecture du Dante: Fantasie quasi Sonate, S.161 Nr. 7



Programme  on Thursday, 14th June 2018:

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) – Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor op. 36
Peter I. Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) – The Seasons, June: Barcarolle

Peter I. Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) – Selections from the Nutcracker Suite op. 71a (Arr. Pletnev)
– March
– Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
– Intermezzo
– Trépak
– Chinese Dance
– Andante Maestoso

— Intermission —

Claude Debussy (1862-1918) – Three Préludes
– ‚Ondine’
– ‚La Danse de Puck’
– ‚Feux d’artifice’

Franz Liszt (1811-1886) – Piano Sonata in B flat minor



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or, if not possible, call Cristina on 914797980.



For more information about the AMIGOS DE MÚSICA and concert programs please see: www.amigos-de-musica.org For Membership enquires please contact helga.hampton@btinternet.com


Amigos de Música concerts at Os Agostos begin at 7.00pm sharp. Doors open at 6.00pm and wine, fruit juices and canapés will be served. There will also be a short interval with refreshments served. Entry donation is €25 per person for guests and non-members.


The AMIGOS DE MÚSICA is an international group of around 90 members who stage musical activities by internationally renowned musicians and also sponsor young Portuguese musicians. It is a non-profit organization and celebrated its twenty-seventh anniversary last year.


Os Agostos is an impressive XVlll century country estate located above Santa Bárbara de Nexe and near Bordeira. For navigation instructions go to: http://www.osagostos.com and then to “HOW TO GET THERE”.



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