INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES AT STEINER HALL

RUDOLF STEINER HOUSE, 35 PARK ROAD, LONDON NW1 6XT

 

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2018/19 Season

Saturday 29 September 2018 at 5.00pm (please note earlier start time)     

ALIM BEISEMBAYEV (please note change of artist as Cordelia Williams is indisposed)

Piano Recital

Programme of music by Beethoven, Ravel & Prokofiev

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Alim Beisembayev was born in Kazakhstan in 1998. In September 2008, he commenced studying at the Central Music School of Moscow. After two years of studying in Moscow, he moved to continue his studies at the Purcell School for Young Musicians, where he was taught by Tessa Nicholson.  Alim has performed in halls such as the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatoire, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the St. Petersburg Philarmonia of Shostakovich, the Steinway Hall, Milton Court Barbican, Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall at the Southbank and the Fazioli Hall in Italy.

In 2014 he was awarded 3rd prize at the Liszt International Junior Competition in Weimar. In June 2015 Alim won the First Prize in the inaugural Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas. Since September 2016, Alim continues his studies with Tessa Nicholson at the Royal Academy of Music in London with a full scholarship.

"Alim Beisembayev of Kazakhstan, delivered high-powered Beethoven, fiery Prokofiev and shimmering Rachmaninoff... he is impressive and clearly worth watching.”

Stuart Isacoff, Wall Street Journal

PROGRAMME
Beethoven - Sonata No. 7 in D major, op. 10 no. 3
Ravel - Miroirs: Oiseaux tristes, Une barque sur l’ocean
Prokofiev - Sonata no. 7 in B flat major, op. 83
There will be no interval during this performance

Tickets: Full price £15.00, Concessions £12.00

There will be no interval during this performance

The promoters reserve the right to substitute artists and programmes without prior notice. Tickets are non refundable.

Sunday 18 November 2018 at 11.30am      

KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS® with JEFFREY SIEGEL

THE JOYOUS MUSIC OF BEETHOVEN

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“an achievement of a sort seldom heard” NEW YORK TIMES

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns to the International Concert Series at Steiner Hall this season with his Keyboard Conversations ® series. Each event comprises informal commentary on the music and its composers, a full performance of each work, and concludes with a short Q & A session with the audience. This accessible format enriches understanding of classical music for newcomers and seasoned listeners alike.  

PROGRAMME

The exhilarating Polonaise, Opus 89, the "Theresa Sonata", Opus 78 (who was she?), and the "Farewell Sonata", Opus 81a (who was leaving, and why was Beethoven so deeply affected?)

Tickets: Full price £18.00, Concessions £14.00

There will be no interval during this performance

The promoters reserve the right to substitute artists and programmes without prior notice. Tickets are non refundable.

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WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED:

Sunday 25 November 2018 at 4.00pm  

PIANO CLASSICS with LOUIS DEMETRIUS ALVANIS 

 

Friday 7 December 2018 at 7.30pm      

BINGHAM STRING QUARTET  with narrator Jeremy Harmer     

ICS CHRISTMAS CONCERT 

 

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PROGRAMME

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART: Quartet in C, K.465 “Dissonance"

Gregers BRINCH: ”Quarter” for String Quartet

Aulis SALLINEN: Quartet No.3 “Some aspects of Peltoniemi Hintrik’s Funeral March"

- Interval -

Richard ALLAIN "A Christmas Carol” for narrator and string quartet.

Narrator - Jeremy Harmer

Based on the Dickens story, abridged by Thomas Allain.

Tickets: Full price £20.00, £18.00, £15.00 Concessions £16.00, £14.00, £12.00

The Bingham String Quartet has gained an international reputation for its interpretation of the classical repertoire and fresh and exciting approach to new music. It has toured extensively in the United Kingdom and also performed in Europe, Australia, and the Middle East. Regular appearances in London include concerts at the Purcell Room and St Martin in the Fields. 

“…a dark and delicious exploration of textures played with explosive brilliance…” The Strad

The promoters reserve the right to substitute artists and programmes without prior notice. Tickets are non refundable.

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Saturday 26 January 2019 at 7.30pm      

HRISTO KAZAKOV

Piano Recital

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PROGRAMME

J S BACH Goldberg Variations

DEBUSSY Preludes Book 2

Tickets: Full price £20.00, £18.00, £15.00 Concessions £16.00, £14.00, £12.00

Hristo Kazakov has performed a substantial part of Claude Debussy’s piano works, with his performances of Debussy’s 24 Preludes garnering critical acclaim. His performances and interpretations of Bach’s The Art of the Fugue and the Goldberg Variations have been particularly well-received. In May 2013, American magazine Fanfare recognized Hristo Kazakov’s Bach Goldberg Variations album as one of the finest interpretations. Since 2013, Hristo Kazakov’s recordings have been globally promoted by Phoenix Classical Canada (a Division of Phoenix Records Ltd.). He has released five solo recordings and a DVD which includes works by Schubert, Chopin and Liszt.

The promoters reserve the right to substitute artists and programmes without prior notice. Tickets are non refundable.

Sunday 19 May 2019 at 4.00pm (PLEASE NOTE AFTERNOON START TIME)     

KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS® with JEFFREY SIEGEL

THE ROMANTIC CONNECTION - SCHUMANN, LISZT & CHOPIN

Booking opens 1 December

“an achievement of a sort seldom heard” NEW YORK TIMES

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns to the International Concert Series at Steiner Hall this season with his Keyboard Conversations ® series. Each event comprises informal commentary on the music and its composers, a full performance of each work, and concludes with a short Q & A session with the audience. This accessible format enriches understanding of classical music for newcomers and seasoned listeners alike.  

PROGRAMME

These three great composers were born within months of one another. Hear the love inspired music of each - Schumann's passionate Fantasy, Liszt's Liebestraume, and Chopin's fervent Polonaise.         

Tickets: Full price £18.00, Concessions £14.00

There will be no interval during this performance

The promoters reserve the right to substitute artists and programmes without prior notice. Tickets are non refundable.

Sunday 3 March 2019 at 11.30am      

KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS® with JEFFREY SIEGEL

BACH & CHOPIN - A MUSICAL KINSHIP

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“an achievement of a sort seldom heard” NEW YORK TIMES

Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Siegel returns to the International Concert Series at Steiner Hall this season with his Keyboard Conversations ® series. Each event comprises informal commentary on the music and its composers, a full performance of each work, and concludes with a short Q & A session with the audience. This accessible format enriches understanding of classical music for newcomers and seasoned listeners alike. 

PROGRAMME

The Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue of Bach, the Polonaise-Fantasy of Chopin, and their respective  "dances for the ears!", Minuets, Gigues, Waltzes, and Mazurkas.

Tickets: Full price £18.00, Concessions £14.00

There will be no interval during this performance

The promoters reserve the right to substitute artists and programmes without prior notice. Tickets are non refundable.