Sample Programmes
Piano recital series 2004-05 · Steven Wray
The Warehouse, Waterloo, South Bank, London
“A highly enterprising and imaginative series” — Jeremy Siepmann, editor, PIANO magazine
Programme 1        
...there was something wonderful in his expression besides the beauty and originality of his ideas
Czerny on Beethoven’s improvisations
CPE Bach
Beethoven La Stahl  •  Sonata No 2 from the ‘Versuch’
Sonata in F  Hob XVI/23
Rondo in A minor • Variations K455
Sonata in D Op 10/3  •  Sonata Op 57 ‘Appassionata’
Programme 2
Beethoven’s music awakens precisely that infinite longing which is the essence of Romanticism
ETA Hoffmann
Beethoven Bagatelles Op 126  •  Sonata in A  Op 101  
Sonata in B flat Op 106 ‘Hammerklavier’
Programme 3
And the heavenly it refreshes, this feeling of rich and boundless plenitude
Schumann on Schubert
Schubert Four Impromtus D935  •  Two Scherzos
Sonata in G D894
Programme 4
...a new Romanticism proclaiming passionate devotion and longing
Moscheles on Schumann
Brahms Sonata in F sharp minor
Four Ballades Op 10 
Variations and Fugue on a theme of Händel Op 24
Programme 5
Chopin came.  Florestan rushed to meet him. I saw them walking arm in arm, but it was
as though they were floating on clouds
Schumann on meeting Chopin

Liszt Polonaise Op 26/2 • 2 Waltzes • 3 Mazurkas Op 63
Scherzo No 3 • 2 Nocturnes Op 62 • Ballade No 4
Sonata in B minor
Programme 6
I feel the air of another planet... ich fühle luft von anderem planeten....
Stefan George (Entrückung,1907)
Debussy Berceuse
Zivotem a snem (Things Lived and Dreamt) Op 30 / Book 1 
Six Little Pieces Op 19
Sonata Op 1 
Sonata No 9 ‘Black Mass’  •  Vers la flamme 
Estampes  •  L’Isle joyeuse
Romantic Generations