Ronald Farren-Price Plays Chopin
With a virtuosity that has become the hallmark of his performing career, Farren-Price pays tribute to the creative genius of Frederic Chopin in this carefully selected program.
Includes the famous 'Funeral March (op. 35)', the 'nocturnes in B-flat minor', 'F minor 'and 'E-flat major'; 'Polonaises 1 and 2 from op. 26' and 'Ballade No.4, op. 52'.
Ronald Farren-Price "... a sensitive artist and a virtuoso of top rank ... he demonstrated a perfect balance between the sound and the expression of the music ... definitely a pianist of great distinction."
“... refined and eloquent with the tonal colours subtly delineated.”
— Barney Zwartz, The Age
“his mastery ... is evident in every note played.”
— Sunday Herald Sun
“This is home territory for Farren-Price ... he expounded all works with convincing warmth and a controlled virtuosity.”
— The Age
- Grave; Doppio movimento; Sostenuto
- Marche funebre
- Nocturne in B flat minor, Op. 9, No. 1 Larghetto Frédéric Chopin
- Nocturne in F minor, Op. 55, No. 1 Andante Frédéric Chopin
- Nocturne in E flat Major, Op. 55, No. 2 Lento sostenuto Frédéric Chopin
- Polonaise, Op. 26, No. 1 in C sharp minor Frédéric Chopin
- Polonaise, Op. 26, No. 2 in E flat minor Frédéric Chopin
- Ballade, Op. 52, No. 4 in F minor Frédéric Chopin
Sonate No. 2 in B flat minor (Funeral March), Op. 35 Frédéric Chopin
- Ronald Farren-Price · piano
Frédéric François Chopin was a Polish composer, virtuoso pianist, and music teacher. He was one of the great masters of Romantic music and has been called "the poet of the piano".