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Delius or Barber with Mozart and Schubert

Parnassius Piano Duo - Simon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sonata in F major, K. 497
Samuel Barber - Souvenirs, op. 28 OR Frederick Delius, arr. Peter Warlock - On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring followed by Dance Rhapsody no.1
Interval
Franz Schubert - Sonata in C major, D. 812, Grand Duo

Composers’ Own Arrangements

Parnassius Piano Duo - Simon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi

Edward Elgar, arr. Elgar - Serenade in E minor, op. 20
Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Mendelssohn - Octet in E flat major, op. 20
Interval
Sergey Rachmaninov, arr. Rachmaninov - The Rock, op. 7
Nikolai Kapustin, arr. Kapustin - Sinfonietta op. 49

Parnassius signs with Lyrita

During their stay at Wyastone to make their first recording for Lyrita, Simon and Hiro enjoyed chatting with Adrian Farmer about a wide range of subjects for this (the label's inaugural) podcast.

Publicity Images

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Repertoire

Piano Duet J. C. Bach Sonata in C, op. 15/6 Barber Souvenirs, op. 26 Beethoven Sonata in D, op. 6 Bizet Jeux d’Enfants, op. 22 Brahms Hungarian Dances (excerpts) Brahms Variations on a Theme by Schumann, op. 23 Chabrier España…

Audio

Brahms Variations on a Theme of Schumann, op. 23 Schubert Sonata in C major, D. 812, 'Grand Duo' Barber: Souvenirs Op.28 Simon Callaghan and Hiro Takenouchi play La Calinda, arr. Joan Trimble - excerpt

Parnassius Piano Duo

As students of the late Yonty Solomon at the Royal College of Music, Simon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi met in 2003 and have since had a thriving duo partnership, giving concerts throughout the UK, Europe and Japan. During that time,…

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