Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

May 10, 2019 at 19:30 — 21:30 (BST)
Organiser: Candlelight Concerts Ltd

Join renowned pianist, Benjamin Powell, for an evening of classical piano favourites in the stunning Manchester Cathedral.



Beethoven - Sonata 'Quasi una fantasia' op. 27 no. 2 'Moonlight'

Debussy - Suite Bergamasque

Debussy - L'isle Joyeuse

Scriabin - Sonata no. 2 'Sonata-Fantasie'

Liszt - Sonetto 123 del Petrarca

Liszt - Après une lecture du Dante, Fantasia quasi Sonata


Since winning the British Contemporary Piano Competition in 2010 Benjamin Powell has gained a reputation for intelligent and expressive performances with a strong commitment to contemporary music. He has performed across the UK and Europe as a soloist, chamber musician, and song accompanist in venues including Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Snape Maltings, Bridgewater Hall, IRCAM (Paris), and Harpa (Reykjavik). In 2014 he was appointed pianist for Manchester’s leading contemporary music group, Psappha.

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