Oliver Markson

Pianist and Composer

Takemitsu: Rain Tree Sketch I - Oliver Markson
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Busoni: Sonatina No. 4, BV 274 ("in diem nativitatis Christi MCMXVII") - Oliver Markson
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Schubert: Moments Musicaux No. 1 - Oliver Markson
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Hymn for String Orchestra



Visions (piano)


Song and Dance

for a Little Beloved (piano)

Summer 2018

Evocation (violin and piano)

Summer 2016

Impressions (soprano and piano)

Spring 2016

Auld Lang Syne (SATB)

Spring 2015

Songs on poems of Oscar Wilde

(soprano and piano)

Spring 2015

Firebird (piano)

March 2014


Haiku (piano)

April 2013



"Silhouettes" from Markson – Impressions - Nina Berman (soprano) and composer at the piano
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Solo Repertoire

Rachmaninoff Preludes (selection)

                        Etudes-tableaux (selection)

                        Concerto No. 1

Medtner        Fairytales (selection)

                        Sonata Op. 22 in G minor, Sonata Reminiscenza

                        Op. 38 No. 1, Sonata Tragica Op. 39 No. 5,

                        Sonata-Ballade Op. 27

                        3 Tragedie Fragments

                        Novelle in G

                        Hymn from Album for the Young

                        Hymn in Praise of Toil Op. 49. No. 1 (Before Work)

                        Improvisation Op. 31 No. 1

                        Danza Festiva

Scriabin         Etudes (selection)

                        Preludes (selection)

                        Concerto Op. 20 in F sharp minor

Albeniz           Iberia book I


Granados      Spanish Dances (selection)

Mompou       Cançiones y Danzas (selection)


                        Scenes d'Enfants

Busoni            Sonatina No.4, BV 274

                        ("in diem nativitatis Christi MCMXVII")

                        “All'Italia!” from Elegies

Berg                Piano Sonata Op. 1

Webern          Variations Op. 27

Takemitsu     Rain-tree Sketches 1 and 2

Dutilleux       Preludes 1 and 2

Markson        Poème Nostalgique


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J.S. Bach         Preludes and Fugues (selection)

                         Partitas No. 1 in B flat, No. 2 in C minor

                         and No. 5 in G major

                         Two Part Inventions (complete)

                         Sinfonias (selection)

Bach-Liszt      Prelude & Fugue in A minor BWV 543

Bach-Busoni  Chaconne in D minor

                         Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565

                         Toccata, Adagio and Fugue

                         in C major BWV 564

                         Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr, BWV 639

Bach-Petri      Schafe können sicher weiden BWV 208

Scarlatti         Sonatas (selection)

Handel           Suite in E major

Mozart            Sonatas in F K332 and in B flat K333

                        Fantasia in D minor K. 397

Haydn            Sonata Hob. XVI 23 in F

Beethoven     Sonatas Op. 2 No. 3, Op. 10 No. 3,

                        Op. 13, Op. 26, Op. 31 No. 3, Op. 49 No. 1,

                        Op. 49 No. 2, Op. 53, Op. 90, Op. 109

                        Concerto No. 3

Schubert        6 Moments Musicaux

                        Sonatas in F minor D.625, in A minor D. 845,

                        and in G major D. 894

Mendelssohn  Songs without Words (selection)

Schumann    Carnaval




                        Faschingsschwank aus Wien


Chopin           Sonata No. 3

                        Etudes Op. 10 and Op. 25 (selection)

                        Preludes (selection)

                        Ballade No. 3


Liszt                Transcendental Studies (selection)

                        Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

                        2 Concert Studies S. 145

                        Ballade No. 2

                        Sonata in B minor

Brahms          Sonata No. 3

                        4 Ballades

                        Variations on an Original Theme in D major

Tchaikovsky  Concerto No. 1 in B flat


Grieg               Concerto in A minor

                        Lyric pieces (selection)

Franck            Prélude, Choral et Fugue

Fauré              Nocturnes No. 4 and No. 6

Debussy         Preludes (selection)

                        Etudes (selection)

                        L’Isle Joyeuse

                        D’un Cahier D’Esquisses


                        Suite Bergamasque



Ravel             Gaspard de la Nuit

                        Pavane pour une infante défunte