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.