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Sunday, November 26th, 2017
3:45 PM
Regarded as one of the finest interpreters of Classical and Romantic repertoire in the world, Imogen Cooper is internationally renowned for her virtuosity and lyricism. Recent and future performances include the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle; Sydney Symphony with Simone Young and the BBC Scottish Symphony with Thomas Dausgaard. This season she will perform lieder with Mark Padmore, including at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, and a series of solo recitals at Wigmore Hall in London, focussing on Haydn and Beethoven.

Imogen has a widespread international career and has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia, Boston, Cleveland, Vienna Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Budapest Festival, NHK and London Symphony Orchestras. She has also undertaken tours with the Camerata Salzburg, Australian and Orpheus Chamber Orchestras. She has played at the BBC Proms and with all the major British orchestras, including a particularly close relationship with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and Britten Sinfonia, play/directing. Her recital appearances have included Tokyo, Hong Kong, New York, Singapore, Paris, Vienna, Prague and the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg.

Imogen Cooper will play:
BeethovenBagatelles, Op.33
HaydnSonata in C minor, Hob. XVI/20
Chopin Ballade in F minor, Op. 52
Thoman AdesDarknesse Visible
BeethovenSonata in Ab major, Op. 110  

The recital starts at 4.30pm (16:30).

Our piano is a superb 2015 Steinway Model B Grand, chosen for us by Steinway's Head of Concert & Artists' Services, Ulrich Gerhartz, and maintained by Steinways, who tune it immediately before each recital.

After the concert we offer a finger buffet tea with your choice of wine, tea, coffee, juice. Llyr Williams will attend the buffet and you can meet him. "Tea" tickets are £7, or just £5 for students, and can be bought on the door with cash or a cheque. We can cater for up to 70.

Please note: Student concert tickets at £8 are not sold online and are only available from the Chopin Society. Email to reserve your ticket, which can be collected and paid for on the door with cash - sorry, no cards. Students should have ID.