Strand International Piano Series 2023-4 (Concert 3): Sam Haywood
October 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St Mary le Strand (The “Jewel” of the Strand) plays host to the second Strand International Piano Series. Further to it’s launch to great acclaim in the 2022-23 season, the new series will feature all 32 of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas. London’s most intimate concert venue boasts stunning architecture, beautiful acoustics and a brand new Steinway concert grand piano.
Pianist Sam Haywood
Franz Schubert: Impromptus D899 Nos 3 in G flat major and 4 in A flat major
Ignaz Pleyel: Trio in F minor Ben 422 – Allegretto (arranged for piano by Sam Haywood)
Beethoven Sonatas Op 27 (No.13 and No.14)
Jelena Poulíčková: About Time
Geraldine Mucha: Tempo di Mazurka
Chopin: Mazurka Op 41 No 2 in E minor, Scherzo No 1 in B minor Op 20
Tickets include complimentary glass of wine
Full details of the Strand International Piano Series available via following link https://sips.org.uk/
About Sam Haywood
Sam Haywood has performed in many of the world’s major concert halls, including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Philharmonie de Paris, Vienna Konzerthaus and the Wigmore Hall. The New York Times hailed his ‘‘Passionate flair and sparkling clarity’ and the Washington Post his ‘dazzling, evocative playing’. He has a special fondness for Indonesia, where he has performed and taught for many years. He embraces a wide spectrum of the piano repertoire and is equally at home as a soloist, chamber musician or working with singers. He has toured extensively as a duo with American violinist Joshua Bell and also with cellist Steven Isserlis. He has composed several instrumental miniatures, including ‘The Other Side’, first performed at the Konzerthaus in Vienna. His Song of the Penguins for bassoon and piano, dedicated to Roger Birnstingl, is published by Emerson Editions. He is currently working on a commission for piano and string quartet.
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