Photo: Marco Borggreve
Tonight, pianist Benjamin Grosvenor closes the Philharmonia Orchestra’s season with fellow musicians Nicola Benedetti and Sheku Kanneh-Mason in Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, conducted by Santtu Mathias-Rouvali to a sold out Royal Festival Hall.
This marks the close of a fantastic 22/23 season for the British pianist which has included major debuts, critically-acclaimed performances in recital, chamber music and concerti performances across the globe, and the release of his seventh album on Decca Classics. This album of Schumann & Brahms has been universally praised by the musical press, lauded as ‘a masterpiece’ ***** by Le Devoir and chosen as Gramophone Editor’s Choice, Diapason d’or and Choc Classica.
Benjamin’s summer ahead is busy with Festival highlights including a solo recital (16 July) and Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto (6 August) at the BBC Proms, on tour with the EUYO and Mo. Honeck including his debut an t the Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg (17 August) as well as further solo recitals including at the Chopin and his Europe, Helsingborg Piano and Snape Summer Festivals.