Wednesday 16 December 1.10 pm - Please note time...
Streamed LIVE concert in an empty church
Joint recital with the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe
completing their survey of all 32 sonatas during 2020
on Beethoven's 250th birthday - today !
Beethoven: Piano sonata in C minor Op 13 'Pathetique'
Beethoven: Piano sonata in C minor Op 111
This recital was due to take place at St James Piccadilly
but has been moved to St Mary's Perivale because of the new Covid restrictions.
We are delighted to host this important event for BPSE
Watch on the website here, where you can view it on either Vimeo or Youtube
The performance will be available to view afterwards.
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Julian Jacobson enjoys a distinguished career as pianist, composer, writer, teacher and conductor. Trained classically at the Royal College of Music London (where he now teaches, as well as at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire) and Oxford University, he was also the inaugural pianist of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Great Britain. Julian has performed in more than forty countries on five continents. Frequently apppearing in China, he is Guest Professor at Xiamen University, and gives masterclasses internationally. A large and varied discography includes rarities such as the four sonatas of Carl Maria von Weber and the Violin Sonatas of Georges Enesco. He is Chairman of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe and is in the process of recording the 32 sonatas. In 2003 he made history by performing all the sonatas from memory in a single day, repeating this in 2004 and 2013; he his planning one final “marathon” for 2022. He has composed several film and TV scores including To The Lighthouse and We Think The World Of You, as well as instrumental pieces and songs. His virtuoso transcriptions for piano duet of Gershwin's An American in Paris and Second Rhapsody, published by Schott/Bardic Edition, have received rave reviews; Julian recorded them in August for the SOMM label with his duo partner Mariko Brown.
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