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Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional piano recital in the beautiful candlelit setting of St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh. Featuring  renowned concert pianist, Simon Watterton, the concert will include an outstanding selection of classical and romantic piano works including Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody in Blue. 

Featuring
Simon Watterton (piano)

Programme 
Mozart - Sonata in F kK280, 
Chopin - Nocturne in E flat major
Chopin - Raindrop prelude
Liszt - Petrarch Sonnet 123
Beethoven - Rage over a lost penny
Gershwin -  I Got Rhythm
Gershwin - Prelude no.2
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue

Wirral born pianist Simon Watterton has given recitals as soloist and chamber musician all across the world. In recent years he has performed in China, Canada, the USA, Sweden and Italy as well as extensively in the UK and Republic of Ireland. He made his concerto debut at London’s Cadogan Hall and was featured as a Rising Star in International Piano Magazine at the time of a cycle he gave of all the Beethoven piano sonatas in London.  He has appeared at the Wigmore Hall, St John’s, Smith Square and the Purcell Room, as well as performing live on Radio 3’s InTune and for Classic FM. As chamber musician he has made two visits on a collaborative piano internship to the Banff Centre, Canada, and has worked with a number of artists including his wife, Irish violinist Anna Cashell, ‘cellist Raphael Wallfisch and violinist Daniel Rohn. In addition to this his piano trio have also performed extensively in the UK to critical acclaim. 

Whilst a specialist in the music of Beethoven, Mozart and Schumann, Simon’s repertoire encompasses a broad range of styles and periods. He has also given lecture recitals ranging from Liszt’s Anness de Pelerinage to Bach’s Goldberg Variations.As a writer on music he selected and wrote the foreword for a new edition of Frank Bridge’s piano music published by Dover Publishing of New York, which came...
Fri 19 Jul 2024, 06:15PM - 07:15PM
£15, £19, £25, £35
St Giles Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh, Edinburgh County EH1 1RE
Fri 19 July
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