Matthew Schellhorn

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TIM WATTS (b. 1979)
Two Scherzos (2004-05)
for solo piano | 8'30 | World Premiere 2004–05 | Dedicated to Matthew Schellhorn
  • SummaryOpen or Close
    One of his first world premieres, Matthew Schellhorn performed Tim Watts's Two Scherzos after meeting the composer during his studies in Cambridge.
  • Programme noteOpen or Close
    Written for Matthew Schellhorn, both scherzos relish the interplay of fiendish virtuosity with moments of lyrical calm. The ghost of Chopin (his 2nd Scherzo, in particular) haunts the piano writing and some of the material of the first scherzo.

    © 2004 Tim Watts
  • PerformancesOpen or Close
    19 November 2004
    Tickhill Music Society, UK (No. 1)
    World Premiere

    28 September 2005
    Church of St Olave, Old Jewry, London, UK
    World Premiere
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