Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Heiko Mathias Forster, Conductor
Mark Bebbington, Piano
Glass - Adagio from 3rd Symphony
Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor Op.16
Beethoven - Symphony No.5 in C minor Op.67
Celebrating its 23rd birthday in 2016, the CNSO has gained a position among both Czech and Europe's top symphonic ensembles, and is always a popular choice with Reading audiences. Renowned for its versatility, the orchestra present annually a broad programme ranging from classical music concerts and contemporary genre, film scores, jazz and musicals.
Joining the orchestra for Grieg's hugely popular Piano Concerto in A minor, is British Pianist, Mark Bebbington. Mark's performances and recordings have singled him as a pianist of the rarest refinement and maturity. Mark studied at the Royal College of Music where he was a recipient of numerouw awards and prizes, including a Leverhulme Scholarship, a Winston Churchill Fellowship and the Ivan Sutton Recording Prize - the latter awarded to the one outstanding graduate of the combined London Music Conservatoires.
Πέμπτη, 10 Νοεμβρίου στις 7:30 μ.μ. - 9:30 μ.μ.
Pre-concert talk 6.30pm
The Hexagon Auditorium (Free)