Repertoire

SOLO / CHAMBER

Clélia’s repertoire includes all the mainstream composers and many Spanish and Latin American works as well. She plays works from Scarlatti, Bach, Weber, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert going to the great Romantic composers such as Schumann, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Brahms and also the French Impressionists Debussy, Ravel, Faure, the Russian Prokofieff, Scriabin and Rachmaninoff. Some specialities are the Spanish Granados, Albeniz, Mompou and de Falla and of course the Latin American repertoire with works by Villa-Lobos, Ginastera, Lecuona, Mignone, Guarnieri, Nobre, Nazareth and many others.

Some examples of works often performed are:

  • Bach –selection of Preludes and Fugues, English and French Suites;
  • Weber – Invitation a Valse;
  • Haydn-Andante and Variations in F minor HOB XVII:6
  • Mozart – Sonatas K311, 331, 332, 333, 576; Variações ah vous dirai-je maman K265 e Duport K573;
  • Beethoven – Sonatas Op.2 No.3, Op. 10 No.3, Op.31 No.3, Op.53, Op.57, Op.81A, Op.101;
  • Schubert – Impromptus Op.90, Wanderer Fantasy;
  • Mendelssohn – Variations Sérieuses, Rondo Capriccioso, Songs without words
  • Chopin – Ballades 1 and 3, Scherzo no.4, Sonata Op.58, Barcarolle Op.60, Fantasia Op.49, Mazurcas, Impromptus, Waltzes, Nocturnes, Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Op.22;
  • Schumann – Carnaval, Kinderzenen, ÉtudesSymphoniques, Waldszenen, Sonata Op.22;
  • Brahms – Ballades Op.10, Rapsodies Op.79,selection of works from Op.76, 117, 118, 119
  • Liszt – Mephisto Waltz, Transcriptions from Tristan and Isolde, Rigoletto, Faust and many Schubert songs;
  • Debussy – L’isle Joyeuse, Etudes, Preludes;
  • Ravel – Sonatine, Miroirs and Jeux d’eau;
  • Scriabin – Sonatas Nos. 3 and 4;
  • Strauss/Schultz-Evler – Arabesques on the Blue Danube;
  • Rachmaninoff – Preludes and Etudes;
  • Prokofieff – Sonatas no.1 and 3;
  • Albeniz – selections from Iberia Suite and Spanish Suite;
  • Granados –Valses Poeticos, selections from Goyescas and El Pelele;
  • Ginastera – Sonata No.1 and Argentinian Dances;
  • Villa-Lobos –Bachianas Brasileiras, Choros No.5, Brazilian Cycle and Prole do Bebe no.1;
  • Lecuona – Suite Andalucia, Suite of Afro-Cubas Dances;
  • Mompou – 12 Canciones y Danzas, Impressiones Intimas, Scenes d’enfants, Variaciones sobre un tema de Chopin;

and a selection of Latin American works by various composers.

In the field of Chamber Music Clélia’s extensive repertoire includes duos with violin and cello, trios, quartets and quintets and sextets
Some examples of works performed are:

  • Sonatas and pieces for violin and piano by Brahms, Beethoven, Mozart, Cesar Franck, Faure, Villa-Lobos, Hindemith, Janacek, John Adams, Charles Ives, Arvo Part, Amy Beach, Marlos Nobre, Francisco Mignone and Almeida Prado
  • Sonatas and pieces for cello and piano by Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Brahms, Beethoven, Bach, Cesar Frank, Villa-Lobos and Schubert
  • Trios by Beethoven (Archduke Trio), Haydn, Tchaikovsky, Villa-Lobos, Faure, Schubert, Smetana and Dvorak.
  • Piano and String Quartets and Quintets by Mozart, Schumann, Henrique Oswald and Brahms.
  • Wind Quintets by Mozart, Beethoven e Rimsky-Korsakov.
  • Sextet by Poulenc.

PIANO CONCERTOS

  • BACH – Concerto in D Minor
  • HAYDN – Concerto in D Major
  • MOZART – Concertos K271, K414, K466, K488, K537
  • BEETHOVEN – Concertos No.1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
  • SCHUBERT – Concerto Rondo for piano and strings
  • SCHUMANN – Concerto Op.54
  • GRIEG – Concerto Op.16
  • CHOPIN – Concerto No.1 Op.11
  • LISZT – Concerto No.1
  • MELDELSSOHN – Concertos No.1 e 2, Concerto for piano and violin
  • RACHMANINOFF – Concerto No.2
  • SAINT SAENS – Concerto No.2
  • MANUEL DE FALLA – Nights in the Gardens of Spain
  • ALBENIZ – Concierto Fantastico Op.78
  • VILLA-LOBOS – Momo Precoce, Bachianas Brasileiras No.3
  • FRANCISCO MIGNONE
    • Fantasias Brasileiras Nos. 3 e 4
    • Concerto for piano and orchestra
  • MARLOS NOBRE – Concertante do imaginario, Divertimento
  • RONALDO MIRANDA – Concertino for piano and strings
  • ELIZABETH MACONCHY-Concertino for piano and small orchestra

RECITAL PROGRAMMES 2015/16

CLELIA IRUZUN

PROGRAMME I

THE AMERICAS

A varied programme with a selection of composers from Brazil, Cuba, Argentina and the United States

  • NEPOMUCENO-Suite Antiga
  • VILLA-LOBOS-
    • Impressoes Seresteiras
    • Valsa da Dor
  • A.GINASTERA– 3 Argentinian Dances
    • Danza del Viejo boyero
    • Danza de la moza donosa
    • Danza del gaucho matrero
  • GOTTSHCHALK– Union Paraphrase
  • NAZARETH-
    • Fantastica
    • Escovado
    • Suculento
  • E.LECUONA-3 pieces from Suite Andalucia
    • Córdoba
    • Andalucia
    • Malagueña

PROGRAMME II

  • MOZART – Sonata K331
    • Andante grazioso
    • Menuetto
    • AllaTurca-Allegretto
  • WAGNER/LISZT – Isolde’s Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
  • VERDI/LISZT – Concert Paraphrase of Rigoletto
  • RAVEL– Sonatina
    • Modéré
    • Mouvement de Menuet
    • Animé
  • VILLA-LOBOS – Choros No.5 “Brazilian Soul” (1936)

    • BRAZILIAN CYCLE
    • Plantio do caboclo (The peasant’s plantation)
    • Impressões Seresteiras (Serenade Impressions)
    • Festa no Sertão (Feast in the Backlands)
    • Dança do Indio Branco (Dance of the white indian)

PROGRAMME III

SPAIN AND LATIN AMERICA
  • MOMPOU
    • Scenes d’enfants
    • Canciones y Danzas No.1,4,6
  • VILLA-LOBOS– Bachianas Brasileiras No.4
    • Preludio
    • Coral
    • Aria
    • Dança
  • ALBENIZ– 4 pieces from Spanish Suite
    • Granada
    • Sevilla
    • Cadiz
    • Asturias from Spanish Suite
  • LECUONA– Suite ANDALUCIA (1927)
    • Córdoba
    • Andalucia
    • Alhambra
    • Gitanerias
    • Guadalquivir
    • Malagueña

PROGRAMME IV

CHOPIN AND MOMPOU
  • CHOPIN
    • Polonaise Op.26 No.1
    • Barcarolle Op.60
  • MOMPOU– Canciones y Danzas Nos. 1,6,7,8
  • CHOPIN– Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante Op.22
  • MOMPOU– Variations on a Theme by Chopin
  • CHOPIN– Ballade Op. 23 No.1

PROGRAMME V

  • HAYDN– Andante and Variations in F minor HOB XVII:6
  • BEETHOVEN– Sonata Op.53
    • Allegro con brio
    • Introduzione- Adagio molto
    • Rondo: Allegretto moderato- Prestissimo
  • MENDELSSOHN– Variations Sérieuses Op. 54
  • SCHUBERT/LISZT
    • Fruhlingsglaube
    • Du bist die Ruh
    • Standchen
  • LISZT– Mephisto Waltz