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Forthcoming Performances


CADOGAN HALL


MOTOKI HIRAI, piano

Thursday 27th September 2018 7.30pm
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

J.S.Bach: Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV826
Beethoven: 6 Bagatelles, Op. 126
Motoki Hirai: New Work (2018) [World première]
Schubert (trans. Hirai): Am Meer, D957 No. 12 [World première] from Schwanengesang
Schubert (trans. Godowsky): Morgengruß, D795 No.8 from Die schöne Müllerin
Schubert (trans. Liszt): Ständchen (Serenade), D957 No.4 from Schwanengesang
Chopin (trans. Liszt): Maiden’s Wish from 6 Chants Polonais
Chopin (trans. Liszt): Spring from 6 Chants Polonais
Mendelssohn: Rondo Capriccioso, Op.14

“a most brilliant and sensitive musical talent”  The Guardian 

Acclaimed worldwide for his imagination and sensitivity, composer-pianist Motoki Hirai makes a welcome return to Cadogan Hall following his highly successful recital in 2014. His career to date has taken him to over 60 countries around the globe.  Opening the programme with works by JS Bach and Beethoven, composers he has admired throughout his musical career; the second half includes part of a series of works compiled for ‘The Fascinating World of Folklore and Stories – Brought to Life through Reading and Music’ which he has been running since 2007. The project is planned to be introduced at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which the latest exciting development and covers the Romantic giants Schubert, Chopin and Mendelssohn, including his own transcriptions, to give it a consistent theme.

www.motoki-hirai.com

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DÉLICA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Thursday 11th April 2019 at 7.30pm
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tangos, Spanish Music & Italian Melodies

Programme

Traditional: Tarantela Napolitana
Puccini: O mío babbino caro
Tchaikovsky: Danza Napolitana
De Curtis: Torna a Surriento
Pagannini: Cantabile y Vals
Cottrau: Santa Lucía
Rossini: Tarantela Napolitana
Puccini: Nessun dorma
Di Capua: O sole mío
Piazzolla: Tango prepárense
Gade: Tango Jalousie
Albeniz: Tango
Piazzolla: Oblivion
Piazzolla: Adios Nonino
Villodo: Tango el Choclo
Piazzolla: Libertango
Piazzolla: Canción y Fuga

Délica invites you to experience classical music from a new perspective.

The Délica Chamber Orchestra was founded in June 2017 in Madrid and comprises musicians from some of Europe’s most prestigious universities including: Mozarteum University of Salzburg (Austria), University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (Austria), Manchester University of Music (UK), Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Russia), Queen Sofía College of Music (Spain), Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Italy) and Cologne University of Music (Germany).

Their diverse backgrounds, views and cultures come together in a powerful union of talent and love of music. Their broad range of musical styles, from Baroque to contemporary has delighted audiences wherever they have performed, with playing of passion, sensitivity and elegance.

Délica has performed in some of the top venues in Spain including the Auditorio Nacional of Madrid, Teatro Real and the Palau de la Música Catalana.

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ST. JOHN’S SMITH SQUARE


LGT YOUNG SOLOISTS

Tuesday 2nd October 2018 at 7.30pm
St John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LGT Young Soloists
Alexander Gilman conductor

Programme

Atterberg: Suite No. 3 Op. 19 No. 1 for violin, viola and string orchestra
Holst: St Paul’s Suite for String Orchestra
Ravel: Tzigane for violin and string orchestra
Grandjany: Aria in Classic Style for harp and string orchestra
Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango for violin and string orchestra
Giovanni Sollima: Violoncelles, vibrez!
Bottesini: Gran Duo Concertante for violin, double bass and string orchestra

The LGT Young Soloists are clearly one of the finest youth orchestras in Europe
– Fanfare, December 2017

The LGT Young Soloists are essentially a very high-class youth string orchestra
 The Strad, September 2017

The award-winning string ensemble LGT Young Soloists is made up of highly gifted soloists aged 12 to 23 from more than 15 nations.  Together, they have won more than 80 prizes in national and international competitions.

2018 will take them to Hong Kong, Singapore, Belgrade, Zurich, Munich, Düsseldorf and London, among other major cities and to their debut at the Dresden Music Festival.  The 2016/17 season included performances in many European countries as well as the Far East, Middle East, Israel and Russia.

They have made three recordings to date and were the first youth orchestra to record for RCA Red Seal. All three recordings have received outstanding reviews.

Founded in 2013 by Alexander Gilman and Marina Seltenreich with the aim of uniting exceptional young talent with their peers as soloists within their own orchestra, the concept is unique and has been celebrated by press and audiences worldwide.

lgtyoungsoloists.com

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ALBERTO REYESpiano

Wednesday 17th October 2018 at 7.30pm
St John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

Chopin: Fantaisie in F minor Op. 49
Schumann: Fantasie in C Op. 17
Verdi-Liszt: Reminiscences from Simon Boccanegra
Verdi-Liszt: I Lombardi: Salve Maria de Jérusalem
Verdi-Liszt: Aida: Danza Sacra e Duetto Finale
Verdi-Liszt: Don Carlos: Coro di Festa e Marcia Funebre

After abandoning a concert career to work as an interpreter at the United Nations in New York, Uruguayan pianist Alberto Reyes makes a very welcome return to the London scene, performing works with which he has a great affinity.

Here is a fascinating and extremely beautiful Chopin recital from a pianist of whom we have heard little in the past decades.

Alberto Reyes presents both the big sonatas and some substantial shorter pieces in account that are unusual, personal, and deeply rewarding.” – Jessica Duchen, BBC Music Magazine

albertoreyes.com

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DANIEL CIOBANU, piano

Thursday 25th October 2018 at 7.30pm
St John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

Enescu: Carillon Nocturne
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 2 Op. 14 in D minor
Scriabin: 3 Preludes Op. 11, Nos. 9, 10, 11
Stravinsky / Agosti: The Firebird Suite

27 year-old Romanian pianist Daniel Ciobanu was awarded 2nd Prize and audience favourite in the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition 2017. Between 2010 and 2016 he studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with Aaron Shorr, Petras Geniusas and Steven Osborne. A particular highlight was in May 2011, when he was invited to perform alongside Lang Lang in the Royal Festival Hall.

He is laureate of several international competitions, amongst them Concourse Internationale Musique de l’Orchestre Philharmonic du Maroc and the UNISA International Piano Competition in Pretoria, South Africa. He has performed in international festivals in England, France and China; and with orchestras such as Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Orchestra of Pretoria, and the Israel Philharmonic. In September 2017, Ciobanu toured Japan as part of the Rubinstein Competition’s winners tour. Ciobanu is the Artistic Director of Neamt Piano Festival, Romania.

danielpetricaciobanu.com

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RODICA WEBER, violin & SERGIO DE LOS COBOS, piano

Wednesday 29th May 2019 at 7.30pm
St John’s Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Violin and Piano Recital – programme to be announced


 


Purcell Room, Southbank Centre


ALEXANDER GADJIEV, piano

Wednesday 13th February 2019 at 7.45pm
Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The Elements”

Programme

Brahms: Intermezzo Op. 117 No. 2
Berio: Wasserklavier
Chopin: Prelude Op. 45 / Barcarolle in F sharp Op.60
Berion: Luftklavier
Bartok: Out of Doors
Berio: Erdeklavier
Schubert / Liszt: Der Wanderer, Der Atlas, Erstarrung, Erlkönig
Berio: Feuerklavier
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6 in A Op. 82

Winning the Premio Venezia in 2013 (a competition reserved for the best young talent in Italy) gave Alexander Gadjiev the opportunity to give numerous recitals throughout Italy, as well as perform widely in Europe. In 2015 he was awarded 1st Prize and the Audience Prize in the Ninth Hamamatsu International Piano Competition. Since then he has been invited to play regularly in Japan. He also performs in many of the major festivals in Europe, and in Moscow, Salt Lake City, Istanbul

His latest CD entitled “Literary Fantasies” will be released in September for “ACOUSENCE RECORDS” and will contain works by Schumann and Liszt.

…in my opinion, one of the most important figures in modern European pianism.
(Mario Messinis, music critic, following the 30th Premio Venezia)

true elegance and passion.” (Sergey Babayan)

His strength lies in the originality and creativity of his interpretation
(Akiko Ebi, President of the Ninth Hamamatsu International Piano Competition)

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BOYD DUO – NATHANIEL BOYD, cello & ALEXANDER BOYD, piano

Tuesday 4th June 2019 at 7.45pm
Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cello and Piano Recital – programme details to be announced.


ROGGERI / CHAPLIN DUO – Two pianos

Monday 1st July 2019 at 7.45pm
Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX

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Two Piano Recital – programme details to be announced.


 

 


QUEEN ELIZABETH HALL, SOUTHBANK CENTRE


NELLY AKOPIAN-TAMARINA, piano

Wednesday 26 June 2019 at 7.30pm
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Piano Recital – programme details to be announced.