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Online: Live from Finchcocks - Nocturne and the Night | Warren Mailley-Smith

When
Thursday October 22, 2020 at 19:00
Available online until
Wednesday November 4, 2020
Where
Online, Kent
Tickets
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  1. Des Abends, from 8 Fantasiestücke Op 12 - Robert Schumann
  2. Nocturne No 5 in B flat - John Field
  3. Clair de lune, from Suite bergamasque - Claude Debussy
  4. Selected nocturnes - Fryderyk Chopin
  5. Nocturne, from Lyric Suite - Edvard Grieg
  6. Nocturne No 4 in E flat Op 36 - Gabriel Fauré
  7. Sonata for Piano No 14 in C sharp minor, ‘Quasi una fantasia' (Moonlight) Op 27 No 2 - Ludwig van Beethoven

Warren Mailley-Smith goes live from Finchcocks in a series of seven concerts. The first concert celebrates sounds and feelings of the night. The evening begins with Schumann's Des Abends and Field's Nocturne in B-flat major. The concert continues with some moonlight with Debussy's Clair de lune, and a selection of nocturnes by Chopin, Grieg and Fauré. The evening ends with Beethoven's infamous Moonlight Sonata.

In 2016 Warren Mailley-Smith became the first British pianist to perform Chopin’s complete works for solo piano from memory in a series of 11 recitals at St John’s Smith Square. Hailed by the critics as an “epic achievement”, Mailley-Smith will repeat the series at several venues.

He has given acclaimed solo recitals at The Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall and has performed for the British Royal Family on numerous occasions. One of the busiest concert pianists of his generation, he regularly gives over 60 solo performances a year.

His career has taken him all over the world, with solo performances in Australia, Europe and most recently solo tours in China and the USA. He is a popular soloist on the London concert scene and performs regularly in music societies, festivals, schools and concert halls throughout the uk and abroad and as guest artist on several of the world’s most famous cruise liners.

He has 30 piano concertos in his repertoire, having made his concerto debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Warren’s growing discography has made an impact on critics, broadcasters and the public alike. His recordings have been featured by Classic FM as CD of the Week and his recordings are featured regularly on Classic FM and the BBC. He is currently recording the complete works of Chopin over a 3-year period for a 12-disc set for Sleeveless Records.

He is also an active chamber musician and is the Artistic Director of the Piccadilly Chamber Music Series and The Piccadilly Sinfonietta.

Warren studied with some of the world’s leading pedagogues, including Peter Feuchtwanger, Ronald Smith and John Barstow at The Royal College Of Music. He is now in increasing demand himself as teacher in both masterclasses and private lessons. He teaches at Royal College of Music and Trinity Junior Departments and tutors on a number of residential piano courses, including Pro Corda, Piano Week, Pianissimi and Finchcocks, in addition to giving masterclasses and adjudications throughout the UK and further afield.

Warren has a keen interest in outreach work, collaborating with Live Music Now, Lost Chord and Music Hubs around the UK.

Visit his website, where you can hear and watch his playing online, buy his recordings and follow his career.

“Rapidly establishing himself as one of the best pianists of his generation Warren Mailley-Smith is that rare exceptional talent who turns out to be utterly charming and down to earth with a gentle, self-depreciating sense of humour. Combined with his formidable technical skill and mature musicality, these attributes have made him a favourite for both audiences and St Martin’s staff alike.” St Martin in the Field, Staff Pick of the Month, Aug 2010


Venue
Online
Kent
Kent
England
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