INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES – DAY ONE
  • Monday 16 August 2021, 5pm

5pm – Welcome and opening recital with Leon McCawley 

‘Light of touch, stylistically assured and brimful of intelligence and wit’– Gramophone

One of Britain’s foremost pianists, Leon McCawley has forged a highly successful career since winning first prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and second prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition the same year. Since then, his concert performances and extensive discography have established him as a pianist of great integrity and variety, bringing freshness and vitality to Classical, Romantic and 20th century repertoire.

Leon McCawley website

INTERNATIONAL PIANO SERIES – DAY ONE
  • Monday 16 August 2021, 5pm

SCHEDULE
5pm - Leon McCawley
7.30pm - Gala Faculty Recital
PROGRAMME:
Leon McCawley
HAYDN Sonata in C major HXVI/50 
MOZART Fantasie in C minor K475
MOZART Sonata in C minor K457
Peter Frankl and Lulu Yang 
SCHUBERT 2 Marches Characteristiques 
Julian Jacobson  
KAPUSTIN Piano Sonata No.6 Op.62
Nicholas Oliver 
POULENC Les Soirées de Nazelles
Murray McLachlan and Kathryn Page 
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue 

5pm – Welcome and opening recital with Leon McCawley 

‘Light of touch, stylistically assured and brimful of intelligence and wit’– Gramophone

One of Britain’s foremost pianists, Leon McCawley has forged a highly successful career since winning first prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and second prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition the same year. Since then, his concert performances and extensive discography have established him as a pianist of great integrity and variety, bringing freshness and vitality to Classical, Romantic and 20th century repertoire.

Leon McCawley website

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