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Alexander Ullman Piano Recital

 

Sunday, April 30th
3:00 PM

$25
$15  (Under 18s and students with valid ID)

 

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The British Pianist Alexander Ullman has given concerts across Europe, Asia and America, highlights including recitals at the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Teatro Ghione (Rome), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Copenhagen), Archive Nationales (Paris), Auditorio de la Diputación de Alicante, Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre, Beijing NCPA and La Jolla Arts Festival (California).

In 2016 Alexander won 1st Prize in the inaugural Manhattan International Music Competition and in 2011 won 1st Prize at the Liszt Competition in Budapest.  This season Alexander returns to Wigmore Hall, and makes his debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Manchester Camerata. Further afield he tours throughout Argentina and Colombia and takes part in the Montreal Chamber Music Festival and Chopin Festival in Majorca.

Alexander studied at the Purcell School for Young Musicians near London, the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, and the Royal College of Music where he is completing his Artist Diploma as the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellow (awarded by The Philip Loubser Foundation).

Program

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Toccata in C minor BWV 911

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata in F major, op. 10 no. 2

Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
‘En Reve’
‘Schlaflos Frage und Antwort’
Transcendental Etude no. 11 ‘Harmonies du Soir’

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Papillons, op. 2

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Suite from ‘The Nutcracker’, arr. Mikhail Pletnev (1957-)

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)             
Suite from ‘The Firebird’, arr. Guido Agosti (1901-1989)