Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert - Khatia Buniatishvili

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Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili is a current member of the BBC's New Generation Artist scheme, and this is her debut recital at the Wigmore Hall in London. Her programme includes Schumann's Fantasy in C (Op.17), written in 1836 to help raise money for a public monument to Beethoven, and the 3 movements are shot through with Beethovenian touches. Khatia also performs Liszt's 1st Mephisto Waltz and 3 Movements from "Petrushka", which Artur Rubinstein commissioned from Stravinsky shortly after the end of the First World War. The recital is Live from the Wigmore Hall in London, and is introduced by Louise Fryer. Khatia Buniatishvili (piano) Schumann: Fantasie in C major (Op.17) Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No.1 Stravinsky: 3 Movements from Petrushka (1921).