Jan 29, 2014
from 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM
|Where||7.30pm, West Road Concert Hall|
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Mendelssohn Andante and Rondo capriccioso Op.14
Schubert Impromptu No.3 in G flat Op.90 D.899
Schumann Humoreske in B flat Op.20
Mompou Paisajes: La fuente y la campana, El lago and Carros de Galicia
Medtner Two Fairy Tales: Op.51 No.3 and Op.14 No.2 (March of the Paladin)
Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
Gounod/Liszt Valse de Faust
Benjamin Grosvenor won ‘BBC Young Musician of the Year’ (piano) when he was 11, and at 12 made his début at the Royal Albert Hall. In 2011 he became both the first British pianist in 60
years to be signed up by Decca and the youngest-ever soloist to appear on the opening night of the Proms. He has won Gramophone’s ‘Young Artist of the Year’ and ‘Instrumental Award’; a Classic BRIT ‘Critics’ Award’, the UK ‘Critics’ Circle Award’ for Exceptional Young Talent and a Diapason d’Or ‘Jeune Talent’ Award. He has also been featured in two BBC television documentaries, on BBC Breakfast, The Andrew Marr Show and on CNN’s ‘Human to Hero’ series. Recognised for his electrifying performances, Benjamin’s eclectic programme ranges from the early Romantic masters to the waltzes of Ravel and Gounod/Liszt via the exquisite miniatures of Mompou and Medtner.
TICKETS: £21, £19 (OAP), £15 (Restricted View) £12 (Child, Student, Registered Disabled) available from: Cambridge Corn Exchange and City Centre Box Office, 2 Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 3QB. Box office tel: 01223 357851; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; online: www.cornex.co.uk/boxoffice
NB: A £1 booking fee will be added to all ticket prices.