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Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight
Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

St Mary Le Strand Church

London

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Enjoy an exceptional performance of some of the greatest wokrs for classical piano along with Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody in Blue works, Performed by renowned concert pianist Dominic John  and set in the beautiful candlelit location of St Mary Le Strand, it's a hugely appealing programme designed to help you celebrate the weekend in style! There's a good choice of bars and restaurants nearby to complete your night. Pianist Dominic John Programme Prokofiev  - March from ‘The Love for Three Oranges’ Gershwin  - Rhapsody in Blue Liszt - Sposalizio (Années de Pèlerinage Book II: Italie) Chopin  - Ballade No.2 in F major, Op.38 Ravel - Sonatine Debussy  - Clair de lune Balakirev  -Islamey (Oriental Fantasy) About Dominic John Dominic John's pianism has won him several prizes, including First Prizes in the 22nd Brant International Piano Competition, British Music Society Awards, R.C.M Chappell Gold Medal, a Director's Golden Jubilee Award at the RCM, Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition as well as a laureate of the Corpus Christi, U.S.A. International Competition for Piano and Strings.  Performances in this country include the Wigmore Hall, St. John's Smith Square, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Fairfield Hall and the Barbican Hall.  Overseas he has played in France, Holland, Poland, America, Korea and Japan.  He studied at Chethams School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music. Concerto performances include Beethoven "Emperor", Brahms No.2, Grieg, Liszt No.1, Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Rachmaninov 3rd and Prokofiev 2nd. Of particular note was a performance with Itzhak Perlman, performances of Tchaikovsky First Concerto and Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals with the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Opens Fri 22nd Mar at 8:00 PM (GMT)
London, London, WC2R 1ES, United Kingdom
St Mary Le Strand Church