Enjoy an outstanding musical evening in the days after Christmas with a breathtaking programme of classical and romantic piano masterpieces in the stunning candlelit setting of St Mary Le Strand. Featuring renowned concert pianist, Adam Johnson. Including Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody in Blue and many other outstanding works by greats such as Beethoven, Grieg and Chopin, this will be festive concert to remember! There are also plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to complete your night. 'Stunning' - Classic FM Featuring Adam Johnson - Piano Programme Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C# Minor Op. 27 “Moonlight” Mozart: Fantasie in D Minor KV 397 Chopin: Nocturne in Eb Chopin: Waltzes in Ab and C# Minor Debussy: Clair de Lune Rachmaninov: Preludes in G# Minor and D Major Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue About Adam Johnson Multi prize-winning pianist Adam Johnson was a Scholar and Junior Fellow at The Royal Northern College of Music UK, studying with Martin Roscoe and performing under the baton of Kent Nagano, Martyn Brabbins, and George Hurst, making his Concerto debut aged 15 playing Mozart Piano Concerto No. 15 at the Glinka Accademia, St. Petersburg, conducting from the piano. During his time at the RNCM, the Sema Group Contemporary Performance Prize was awarded to Adam for his performance of Lowell Lieberman’s Concerto No.1 Adam furthered his piano studies in London with Prof. Peter Feuchtwanger who has described him as in possession of 'an excellent technique and full of fantasy'.Unique among the outstanding artists of his generation, Johnson is as equally at home conducting opera as he is fulfilling the role of soloist in concerto repertoire, playing chamber music, or directing his own large-scale compositions.Adam has given recitals throughout the world including Istanbul, New York, Northern Spain, Norway, and Rio da Janiero, not to mention his demanding schedule in the UK. The composer Oliver Knussen has spoken of the 'extraordinary detail' of his performances.
Rhapsody in Blue at Christmas by Candlelight - Adam Johnson