Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight
May 18, 2019 at 19:30 — 21:30 (BST)
Enjoy the sublime piano music of Beethoven, Schubert and Liszt played by the brilliant British concert pianist, Catherine Leonard, under the warm flicker of candlelight.
This evening's performance will take the listener on a spell-binding journey of moods and emotions. Audiences will be treated to a programme of poetry and virtuosic display, including two of Beethoven’s greatest masterpieces – the exhilarating Moonlight and Appasionata sonatas. Lyrical gems by Schubert and the great virtuoso Liszt complete a beautifully balanced programme
Located on Piccadilly, this Christopher Wren-designed venue is conveniently situated in the heart of London’s West End, offering warm, peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of a busy week. If you plan to dine out you'll be spoilt for choice with many restaurants nearby.
Prize-wining pianist Catherine Leonard studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Aaron Shorr. She also studied with Konrad Richter at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Stuttgart and with Peter Feuchtwanger in London.
She has performed in many of the UK’s leading music festivals and has made her debut in many of the world’s most prestigious venues.
So why not treat yourself and join us for an evening of uplifting music at St James’ performed by this stunning British pianist?
Tickets are also available from Tel: 0333 666 3366 (Mon to Fri 9.00am to 7.00pm and Sat 9.00am to 5.00pm) Online: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/643687 and on the door.
Beethoven Sonata No 14 in C Sharp Minor, Opus 27, No 2 (Moonlight Sonata)
Schubert Impromptu in G Flat, D 899, No 3
Schubert Impromptu in A Flat, D 899, No 4
Schubert Klavierstück in E Flat Minor, D 946, No 1
Liszt – Schumann Widmung S 566
Liszt-Schubert Ständchen S 560, No 7
Liszt Consolation S 172, No 3
Beethoven Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Opus 57 (Appassionata)