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Mozart at Christmas by Candlelight
November 30 @ 8:00 pm
Enjoy an outstanding musical evening in the lead up to Christmas an exceptional programme of Mozart’s piano works in the beautiful candlelit setting of St Mary Le Strand. Featuring renowned concert pianist, Iyad Sughayer, it will be an exceptional musical experience to remember. There are also plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to complete your night.
‘Stunning‘ – Classic FM
Iyad Sughayer (piano)
Programme (All Mozart)
Piano Sonata No. 6 in D, K. 284
Piano Sonata No.10 in C, K.330
Piano Sonata No.8 in A minor, K.310
Iyad Sughayer Nominated as a 2022 Rising Star Artist by Classic FM, Iyad was a prize-winner at the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) International Auditions in 2021.
Highlights of Iyad’s 23/24 season include a return to the BBC National Orchestravof Wales for Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2, performances at the Berlin Konzerthaus, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Lammermuir Festival and Barber Institute Birmingham, plus a series of recitals at the Leicester International Music Festival performing the complete Mozart Piano Sonatas alongside newly commissioned pieces inspired by these great works. In the 2022/23 season Iyad returned to the Wigmore Hall, as soloist and chamber musician, and gave recitals in the Royal Concert Hall Nottingham International Piano series, Perth Concert Hall and Bath Festivals. Previous concert highlights include recitals at the Brighton Festival, Lake District Summer Music Festival, Bridgewater Hall & Stoller Hall in Manchester (broadcast by BBC Radio 3), Leeds Town Hall, the Laeiszhalle (Hamburg) and Festival Musique D’Abord (France). Further afield he has given recitals at Steinway Hall (New York), Castleton Festival (Virginia) and Dubai Opera House. In 2020 he contributed to a BBC Arabic documentary ‘London Lockdown’, in which he took part as a character and recorded the soundtrack for the music.
Iyad regularly collaborates with oboist Armand Djikoloum, with forthcoming concerts across the UK including at the Lammermuir Festival and Leeds International Concert series.
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