Photo: Harmonia Mundi / Eric Manas
Sunday 1 February 7.30pm Paul Lewis, Piano
Schubert Four Impromptus D.935
Beethoven 33 Variations in C on a Waltz by Diabelli Op.120
Paul Lewis first performed in the Concert Hall as part of the Hall's opening series of the complete Beethoven Piano Sonatas and returned last season with the Leopold String Trio. His reputation has spread quickly and he is now one of the most sought after pianists of his generation especially celebrated for his performances of Beethoven and Schubert. In 2008, Paul Lewis embarks upon complete Beethoven concerto cycles in Liverpool and Sydney and a series of Schubert Lieder concerts with tenor Mark Padmore.
“Faced with such excellence a mere critic can only abandon paper and pencil and listen to this heroic but deeply moving young artist with awe and amazement.” Bryce Morrison Gramophone December 2006
Pre-concert talk 6.15pm – 7.00pm The Town Hall (FREE)
In association with Berkshire Federation of Women’s Institutes