Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight
Jul 8, 2023 at 19:30 — 21:15 (BST)
The renowned British Concert Pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith, plays Gershwin's epic Rhapsody in Blue and other popular classics to celebrate the summer in central London in the beautiful candlelit setting of St James Church, Piccadilly.
Beethoven – Sonata in C sharp minor, (‘Moonlight Sonata)
Chopin – Nocturne in C sharp min - Posthum.
Chopin - Fantasy Impromptu Op 66
Chopin - Ballade No. 1 in G minor Op 23
Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No 2
Beethoven – Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (‘Appassionata Sonata’)
Liszt - La Campanella
Debussy - Clair de Lune
Rachmaninov – Prelude in C sharp minor
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
Warren is a favourite with UK audiences, well-known for his incredible feat of learning to play all 3.5 million notes of Chopin’s piano music from memory and hailed by the critics as an “epic achievement” He is one of the busiest concert pianists of his generation, giving over 100 solo performances in the UK alone yearly. He has performed for the Royal Family over 30 occasions and his last CD was featured by Classic FM as CD of the Week