BENJAMIN GROSVENOR, piano
2022–2023 Cliburn Concerts
Date: March 23, 2023 7:30 pm CDT
Venue: Kimbell Art Museum
“Astounding technical gifts, the freshness of his imagination, his intense concentration, the absence of any kind of show, and the unmistakable sense of poetic immersion directed solely at the realization of music” – Süddeutsche Zeitung
Benjamin Grosvenor has been heralded as one of the most important pianists to emerge from the United Kingdom in several decades. He’s racked up an impressive display of awards in Europe, from Gramophone, Classic Brit Critics’, UK Critic’s Circle, BBC Young Musician Competition, and Diapason d’Or Jeune. He has been featured on two BBC documentaries and CNN’s Human to Hero series. He is currently completing a season as artist-in-residence at Wigmore Hall, after residencies at both Radio France and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. He’s played with the Chicago, Baltimore, and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras, and at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, and Barbican Centre. He was the youngest-ever British musician to sign to the Decca Classics label. He cofounded a local music festival in 2020 to connect people during the pandemic. And in July 2022, he celebrated his 30th birthday. Join us for this stunning Cliburn Concerts debut.
BACH | BUSONI Chaconne in D Minor (from Partita No. 2, BWV 1004)
SCHUMANN Fantasie in C Major, op. 17
RAVEL Le tombeau de Couperin
PROKOFIEV Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major, op. 83
GENERAL CONCERT INFORMATION
Patrons must be 8 years of age or older to attend Cliburn Concerts.
For questions about ticketing please contact the Bass Hall Box Office at 817.212.4280.
The on-site will call and box office will open in the Renzo Piano Pavilion lobby one hour prior to concert time.
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