Benjamin Grosvenor in Recital

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Benjamin Grosvenor in Recital

Performance Dates & Times

Monday 17 September, 2018
7:00 pm
City Recital Hall

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Rising star Benjamin Grosvenor returns to Sydney with an elegant and evocative piano recital.

If you were lucky enough to hear the then 20-year-old Grosvenor in Sydney in 2012, you’ll know this is a recital that will highlight his distinctive gifts. The cheerful effervescence of Bach and Mozart calls for clarity and crisp articulation, and his lyricism and ability to sustain atmosphere will come to the fore in music from France and Spain. Debussy’s orchestral Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun is so exquisitely seductive, it’s no surprise that pianists want to play it too. Granados – inspired by the paintings of the young Goya – captures the “essence” of Spain in music that’s elegant, moody and richly coloured. The recital ends with Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit – it’s famously virtuosic but what touches the ear and the heart are its evocations of cascading water and spine-tingling hints of the sinister. 

ARTIST

Benjamin Grosvenor piano

PROGRAM

JS Bach French Suite No.5, BWV 816
Mozart Piano Sonata in B flat, K333
Debussy trans. Borwick & Copeland Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Granados Two pieces from Goyescas
Ravel Gaspard de la nuit

Ticket Info

PREMIUM

Standard $96

A RESERVE

Standard $85
Concession $77
City Recital Hall Member $77
Group (8+) $68

B RESERVE

Standard $75
Concession $68
City Recital Hall Member $68
Group (8+) $60

C RESERVE

Standard $64
Concession $58
City Recital Hall Member $58
Group (8+) $51
Under 30 $42

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Performance Dates & Times

Monday 17 September, 2018
7:00 pm
City Recital Hall

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