Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis

at Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton
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Mendelssohn Songs without words (selection)
Mozart Piano Sonata No 11 in A, K331
Scriabin Five Preludes Op 74
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition

Mussorgsky’s masterpiece, an evocative walk through an art gallery, is the climax of this recital by renowned pianist and Turner Sims favourite Paul Lewis. The programme opens with some of Mendelssohn’s beguiling miniatures, and includes arguably the most famous of Mozart’s works for solo piano, with its ‘Turkish Rondo’ finale.

‘…a terrific recording, appealing from the first notes…Lewis’s Pictures are water-colored etchings, not heavy oil paintings, sharp in contrast but full of detail. It makes for engrossing, refreshing hearing…Paul Lewis’ rendition I could listen to just anytime and in every mood.’ Forbes.com’s review of Paul Lewis’ recording of Pictures at an Exhibition

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Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis appearing at this event

Classical pianist described by Alfred Brendel as 'developing into one of the outstanding pianists of his generation', combining formidable technique and profound musicality. Also won the Royal Philharmonic Society Recital of the Year Award (2006).

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Rated Excellent

Turner Sims Concert Hall

University of Southampton
University Road
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

Turner Sims Concert Hall

University of Southampton
University Road
Southampton
SO17 1BJ