26 October 2012
<p> Robert Levin is renewing his collaboration with the Academy of Ancient Music in a one-off performance of solo and chamber works on 31 October 2012, 8pm, at the University of Cambridge. Levin and the AAM worked together frequently throughout the 80s and 90s. The performance is preceded by an open rehearsal between 5-6pm</p> <p> </p> ...
This year, Levin also succeeds Alfred Brendel as Humanitas Visiting Professor in Chamber Music at the University of Cambridge. In association with the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, he gives two lectures on Improvising Mozart and Composing Mozart on 29 and 30 October 2012 at 8pm:
Lecture 1: Improvising Mozart?Monday 29 October, 8pm, West Road Concert Hall In his first lecture-recital, Professor Levin will consider idiomatic embellishment and cadenzas in Mozart, making extensive use of facsimiles of autograph manuscripts as well as free fantasies.
Lecture 2: Composing Mozart?Tuesday 30 October, 8pm, West Road Concert Hall In his second lecture-recital, Professor Levin will discuss the various completions that he has provided to a wide range of Mozart fragments, from small piano pieces to concerto movements and the Requiem and C-minor Mass.
The Concert on 31 October takes place at the West Road Concert Hall.
Pianist will be hosting the lectures on its video channel after the event.