Purcell Room, Southbank Centre
P. Boulez: Incises (version 2001)
J.S. Bach: The Art of Fugue BWV 1080 – selection
M. Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit, suite
F. Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D. 667 “Trout”
Under the auspices of the Arthur Rubinstein International Society, multi-prizewinning American pianist Sara Daneshpour makes her Southbank debut performing Boulez, Bach and Ravel. Sara will be joined in the second half of the evening by the Principals of Chineke! Orchestra in a performance of Schubert’s Trout Quintet.
Sara Daneshpour is the 3rd prizewinner of the 2017 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition, along with the 2014 prizewinner at the Seoul International Music Competition, and 2013 Laureate of the ProLiance Energy Classical Fellowship Awards of the American Pianists Association. She has studied under the direction of Leon Fleisher at the Curtis Institute of Music, Dr. Yoheved Kaplinsky at the Juilliard School, and Dr. Oleg Volkov. Since 2015 she has been studying under Sergei Babayan at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
Chineke! Orchestra was founded in 2015 by the double bass player Chi-chi Nwanoku to provide career opportunities for young Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) classical musicians in the UK and Europe. In 2017 Chineke! Orchestra made their BBC Proms debut at the Royal Albert Hall to critical acclaim. They have performed in many leading festivals throughout England, in Europe and the USA.
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