Concert starts: 19:30
Bach: Partita No. 1 in B flat major BWV825
Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 4 in E flat major op.7
Chopin: Waltz in A minor op. 34 no.2
Chopin: Waltz in F minor op. 70 no. 2
Chopin: Waltz in A flat major op. 42
Weber: Piano Sonata no. 2 in A flat Op.39
"To sit in a hall full of people who have come together to listen to a single perfomer is one of the most intense and intimate musical experiences avaiable to us"
Gillian Moore MBE, Director of Southbank Centre
Join the new co-Artistic Director of the Leeds International Piano Competition in a benefit recital for the 2018 Competition.
Paul Lewis is internationally regarded as one of the leading musicians of his generation. His recent cycles of core piano works by Beethoven and Schubert have received unanimous critical and public acclaim worldwide, and consolidated his reputation as one of the world’s foremost interpreters of the central European classical repertoire. His numerous awards have included the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Instrumentalist of the Year, two Edison awards, three Gramophone awards, the Diapason D'or de l'Annee, the Preis Der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, the Premio Internazionale Accademia Musicale Chigiana, and the South Bank Show Classical Music award. He has been awarded honorary degrees by Southampton and Edge Hill Universities, and was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours.
Tickets are available from the Leeds Town Hall box-office - 0113 376 0318 - or online.