“What a triumph of pianism. Thank you for the wonderful concert.” Sarah Pope, professional viola player – Concert on 16 October 2015 with Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
“Dear Gisela: Just wanted to say how much I enjoyed your concert on Sunday. You re-ignited my love for the preludes by both composers. And I wanted to congratulate you on that wonderful achievement of playing all the Chopin Préludes – it was fantastic. And your presentation of the pieces and notes added a great deal. See you soon, Penny” Chopin meets Debussy – 18 November 2018
If you love instrumental music, you are going to be inspired by carefully designed piano recitals and also concerts featuring ensembles. Gisela usually plans one piano solo programme per year.
Have a look at Gisela’s repertoire list here: SOLO PIANO REPERTOIRE
Listen to Gisela’s playing, clicking any link of the list below. For a full list of Gisela’s videos, have a look at her video page.
Chopin Mazurka Op 7, 1 http://youtu.be/4lnJXYxJhHM
Chopin Op. 28, 3 https://youtu.be/EudJfAB2eeE
Chopin, Op. 28, 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdupC2ZoUb0&feature=youtu.be
Chopin Op. 28, 5 https://youtu.be/rmd9e7zSf6g
Chopin Op. 28, 6 https://youtu.be/NUGOPMfzv8o
Chopin Op. 28, 7 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIVgNVvURPE
Chopin Op. 28, 8 https://youtu.be/mFMrBbuSRd0
Debussy, La cathedrale engloutie
Gershwin Rhapsody in blue (ending)
Schumann Kreisleriana 7 und 8
Get in touch if you want to book Gisela for a concert or an event, or to sign up for updates (newsletter/concert mailing list).
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,
“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
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) – piano recital featuring classical and popular piano music
See CHAMBER MUSIC for projects featuring classical ensembles.