Piano solo

PIANO SOLO

Gisela performs regularly as a soloist, usually planning one solo programme per year.

 

Past programmes, focused on one composer, include:

Schumann recital (2010); Chopin recital (2014);

Mussorgsky recital, including “Pictures at an Exhibition” (2016)

“A Hommage to Claude Debussy” –concert, including piano solo pieces and ensembles

 

Past programmes with a theme, featuring a variety of composers, include:

“From Classic to Jazz” (2011) Brahms, Debussy, Gershwin

“Préludes ” in June 2012 – Bach, Chopin, Debussy, Shostakovich and Gershwin

“Wiener Delikatessen” (2014)- Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Berg,

Schönberg, Webern

“Journey into the world of film” (2015)

 “Night music”-Field, Chopin, Scriabin, Grieg, Liszt, Respighi, Wecks and

Ravel, “Gaspard de la nuit” (2017),

“Chopin meets Debussy” (2019) – 5 Préludes by Debussy and Chopin, Préludes Op. 28

 

Currently, she is preparing for a solo piano recital called:

“We weather the weather…Musical reflections on meteorology” – planned for later in the year – with works by Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin, Ligeti, Grofe and Janaček.

 

Gisela’s Solo repertoire is listed here: (link to file: PIANO SOLO repertoire May 20)

For listening samples please click here: VIDEOS

 

 

COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS with Gisela as soloist, include:

 

2018    – Concert/Book signing event for “A Wood of One’s Own” a book by Ruth Pavey.

The first half of the concert featured baroque singer Emma Kirkby and her

ensemble. Gisela performed both as a singer and pianist, in the second half.

2015   – Concert in aid of Hanover Primary school (4th and last, concert of the series),

performance as solo pianist and in ensemble with Sarah Tynan

– Pianist for Baluji Shrivastav’s production of ‘Sohini and Mahival’, an

Urdu oratorio (http://www.baluji.com/press_news.php?&from=30)

2013    – Concert in aid of Hanover Primary school (1st concert of the series)

Solo piano recital with classical and popular piano music

 

See CHAMBER MUSIC for projects featuring classical ensembles

See EVENTS or PAST EVENTS for more information on concerts.