Repertoire

Equally comfortable in an intimate salon or in a large concert hall, Robin Zebaida is happy to tailor a programme to suit your specific requirements regarding length and repertoire. Drawing on many years experience as a music broadcaster (including several contributions to 'Music Review' on BBC World Service), Robin Zebaida will, by request, present an informative and entertaining commentary on the works performed.

A small selection of Robin Zebaida's repertoire is contained in the following sample programmes.

PROGRAMME 1

Rhapsodies and Fantasies
Fantasie in C minor, K396Mozart
Rhapsody in G minor, op. 79 no. 2Brahms
Fantasie, op. 17Schumann
  
Hungarian Rhapsody no. 6Liszt
Fantaisie-Impromptu, op. post.Chopin
Rhapsody in BlueGershwin

PROGRAMME 2

Russian Romantics (i)
Sonata no. 4, op.30Scriabin
Two Poems, op. 32 
Sonata no. 5, op. 53 
Two Poems, op. 63 
Sonata no. 6, op. 62 
  
Six Preludes from op. 23 and op. 32Rachmaninov
Sonata no. 2, op. 36 (original version) 

PROGRAMME 3

Russian Romantics (ii)
Three WaltzesTchaikovsky
Grand Sonata in G, op. 37 
  
Causerie (Conversation Piece), op. 40 no. 6César Cui
Three Character Pieces:Rachmaninov
 Elégie, op. 3 no. 1
Barcarolle, op. 10 no. 3
Humoresque, op. 10 no. 5
 
Five Etudes d'exécution transcendante:Liapounov
 Berceuse, op. 11 no. 1
Ronde des Fantômes, op. 11 no. 2
Carillon, op. 11 no. 3
Idylle, op. 11 no. 7
Chant épique, op. 11 no. 8
 

PROGRAMME 4

The Chopin Legacy
Two Nocturnes:Chopin
 Lento con gran espressione, op. post.
Andante cantabile, op. 15 no. 1
 
Three Mazurkas:Scriabin
 Con passione, op. 3 no. 7
Scherzando, op. 3 no. 6
Lento, op. 25 no. 3
 
Two Preludes:Liadov
 Moderato in B minor, op. 11 no. 1
Largo in Bb minor, op. 31
 
Three MazurkasChopin
Fantasie, op. 28 Scriabin
  
Nocturne and Humoresque, op. 10Tchaikovsky
Two Studies:Scriabin
 Andante in C# minor, op. 2 no. 1
Patetico in D# minor, op. 8 no. 12
 
Clair de LuneDebussy
Berceuse, op. 11 no. 1Liapounov
Three Polonaises:Chopin
 Allegro appassionato in C# minor, op. 26 no. 1  
Moderato in G# minor, op. post.
Allegro con brio in A Major (Military), op. 40 no. 1  
 

PROGRAMME 5

The Liszt Connection
Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543Bach / Liszt
Four Lieder:Schubert / Liszt
 Ständchen (Serenade)
Auf dem Wasser zu singen
Sei mir gegrüßt
Erlkönig
 
Ballade no. 2 in B minor (original version)Liszt
  
Festival and Bridal Song (from Lohengrin)Wagner / Liszt
A la chapelle sixtine
(Miserere d'Allegri et ave verum corpus de Mozart)
Liszt
Après une lecture de DanteLiszt

PROGRAMME 6

My Left Hand
Etude, op. 32Josef Hofman
Chaconne in D minorBach / Brahms
Sonata in C minor, op. 179Carl Reinecke
  
Two Studies on Chopin EtudesLeopold Godowsky
MeditationLeopold Godowsky
Etude, op. 36Felix Blumenfeld
Prelude and Nocturne, op. 9Alexander Scriabin
Andante Finale de Lucia di Lammermoor  Donizetti / Leschetizky

PROGRAMME 7

Variations on a Theme
Prelude, Fugue and Variation, op.18Franck (arr. Bauer)
Variations on a theme of Corelli, op. 42Rachmaninov
  
Berceuse, op. 24 no. 2Liadov
Etudes Symphoniques, op. 13 (complete)Schumann

PROGRAMME 8

Blockbusters, Potboilers and Lollipops
'Moonlight' Sonata, op. 27 no. 2Beethoven
Impromptu in G flat, D.899 no. 3
Moment Musical in F minor, op. 94 no. 3
Militär-Marsch
Schubert
Schubert / Godowsky
Schubert / Tausig
I Love You
Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Grieg
  
Piano Concerto in A minor (1st Movement)Grieg / Grainger
Arabeske, op. 18Schumann
La Marseillaisede Lille / Liszt
La Cathédrale engloutieDebussy
Polonaise in A flat, op. 53 (Heroic)Chopin
Prelude in C sharp minor, op. 2 no. 3
Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5
Rachmaninov
Sleeping Beauty ParaphraseTchaikovsky / Pabst / Hough

In addition to solo recitals, Robin Zebaida organises evenings of chamber music featuring piano duo, duets, singers and instrumental ensembles of between two and five players.

Please enquire for further details, and also regarding concerto repertoire.

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