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Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Description

Warning

Note (04/24/2020): Due to the extraordinary measures imposed by the state authorities in containing the virus COVID-19, the Palau de la Música Catalana is forced to close its doors and postpone/cancel upcoming concerts and activities until further notice.

We are working on finding a new date for this concert or canceling it permanently if this is not possible.

Attention: People who have bought tickets and wish to get a refund or exchange them for another concert of the Foundation, should contact the box office by email at taquilles@palaumusica.cat

The requests for refund or exchange will be handled as soon as possible. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

20200428-Benjamin-Grosvenor

Performers

Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Program

J-PH. RAMEAU: “Gavotte” and “Variations” from Suite in La minor
L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata no. 4, in Mi major, op. 7
F. LISZT: Berceuse
F. LISZT: Sonata in B minor

Details

Due to his intelligence, depth, inspiration, and virtuosic ability, the Englishman Benjamin Grosvenor is universally one of the most sought-after young pianists. This season he will present a selection of pieces by Rameau, Beethoven and Liszt at the Palau de la Música Catalana. From the splendor of French Baroque to Slavic Romanticism through to the last glimpses of Classicism.

Grosvenor's recitals produce electric and penetrating interpretations. "The Independent" describes him as "poetic and subtly ironic, and at the same time bright and clear, intelligent and humorous, all of it passed through the filter of a beautifully transparent and musical touch", features that have launched him as one of the most in-demand young pianists.

Among the early highlights of his career, it is worth noting the triumph in the piano final of the BBC Young Musician Competition in 2004, at 11 years old. Since then he has become an internationally renowned pianist and performs with orchestras around the world. In 2011 he signed a contract with Decca Classics that made him the youngest British musician with such a relationship and the first British pianist to achieve this in the last sixty years.


Information and tickets

Dates and tickets

  • 28 April 2020
    Tue
    20:00 h
    Concert Hall
    Date changed

Production information

Prices:from 20 to 30 €
Organized by:Fund.Orfeó Català-Palau de la Música

Other ways to purchase your tickets:

By phone

93 295 72 07

Ticket Office

taquilles@palaumusica.cat
c/ Palau de la Música, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona

Opening hours: monday to saturday, from 9.30 to 21 h. Sundays and holidays, from 10 to 15 h and up to 2 hours before the concert (if there is one).

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