Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

Nov 8, 2019 at 19:30 — 21:30 (GMT)


Beethoven - Sonata in C sharp minor,  (‘Moonlight Sonata')

Chopin - Nocturne in C sharp minor - Posthum.

Chopin - Fantasy Impromptu Op 66

Chopin - Ballade No. 1 in G minor Op 23

Liszt - Hugarian Rhapsody No 2 in C sharp minor

Beethoven - Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (‘Appassionata Sonata’)

Liszt - La Campanella

Debussy - Clair de Lune

Rachmaninov - Prelude in C sharp minor Op 3 No 2

Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue


On Friday 8th November at 7.30pm, in the heart of London, the walls of Southwark Cathedral will resound to the music of several great composers played by British concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith, under the warm flicker of candlelight.

Described as 'Stunning' by Classic FM and “Tall and talented, Warren Mailley-Smith is the embodiment of the modern romantic concert pianist”      by Musical Opinion, this outstanding pianist is a favourite with audiences and venues alike. Warren Mailley-Smith has performed for the British Royal Family on many occasions, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and has given acclaimed solo recitals at the Carnegie and Wigmore halls.

This evening's concert promises to take the listener on a spell-binding journey of moods and emotions. Audiences will be treated to a programme full of poetry and virtuosic display, from Debussy's Clair de Lune, to Liszt's La Campanella in addition to a number of celebrated works by Chopin. The evening concludes with Gershwin's ever-popular Rhapsody in Blue, with its powerful melodies, driving rhythms and glittering piano writing in this compelling kaleidoscope of jazz and classical influences.  

Situated directly opposite Borough Market and the Shard, Southwark Cathedral offer visitors to London a unique concert experience, with its superb acoustic, beautiful interior and the convenience of all the bars and restaurants of Borough High Street. Located on the banks of the Thames in one of the most exciting parts of this beautiful city, this iconic venue is easy to reach with everything you need on your doorstep for a perfect night out. So why not treat yourself to a musical treat and join us for an evening to remember with this sensational British pianist?

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