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Benjamin Grosvenor’s Prokofiev at the BBC Proms

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Benjamin returned to the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall on 13 August for Prokofiev’s virtuosic Third Piano Concerto with the Vienna Radio Symphony conducted by their Chief Conductor Marin Alsop. He treated the audience to a stunning encore of Ravel’s Jeux d’eau – rather welcome on such a hot day in London! YouRead more ›

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Benjamin’s Summer of Festivals

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An exciting summer awaits Benjamin Grosvenor who this week performs at the Blossom Festival with the Cleveland Orchestra in Liszt’s Piano Concerto no.1, conducted by Elim Chan on Saturday 9 July. After Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no. 4 as a special performance on the Isle of Man with the Hallé Orchestra on 23 July conducted byRead more ›

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‘Breathtaking’ music-making in Munich

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Congratulations to Hyeyoon Park and Benjamin Grosvenor for a wonderful week in Munich! The duo gave a recital on Tuesday evening at the Allerheiligen-Hofkirche which received the highest praise from Suddeutsche Zeitung – describing their partnership as at the ‘highest quality in every respect’. Tomorrow (Saturday 14th), Benjamin opens the Berliner Klavier Festival at theRead more ›

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JBM Artists at the BBC Proms 2022

This summer the BBC Proms return to the Royal Albert Hall for another season of exhilarating live performances – with three notable highlights from the JBM family:   29 July PROM 18 British conductor Alpesh Chauhan makes his much-anticipated Proms debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – where he is Associate Conductor. He brings a powerfulRead more ›

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Grosvenor celebrates World Piano Day & Prix Caecilia award

To mark World Piano Day, today sees the release of a gem from Benjamin Grosvenor’s archive on Decca Classics – Bach’s Siciliano BWV1031 arr. Kempf. You can download/listen here. This comes hot on the heels of his recent honour as recipient of the Prix Caecilia 2021 award for his Liszt Album which he accepted (inRead more ›

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Grosvenor dazzles in his Chicago Symphony debut

Benjamin Grosvenor has performed Chopin’s Piano Concerto no. 2 no fewer than four times over the past week with Mo. Paavo Järvi and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to make his triumphant debut with the orchestra: “[In Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Grosvenor] captured the brooding agitation of the opening Maestoso, where he was in sync with theRead more ›

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Grosvenor Plays Liszt

Benjamin Grosvenor makes his long-awaited debut with Scottish Chamber Orchestra later this week. The British pianist will perform Liszt’s Piano Concerto No.1 under the baton of Maxim Emelyanychev, taking the programme to Usher Hall Edinburgh (3rd), City Halls Glasgow (4th), with a final performance in Aberdeen Music Hall on 5th February. These concerts kick-off aRead more ›

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Grosvenor shines in Spain

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Benjamin Grosvenor has enjoyed three wonderful recitals in Gran Canaria, Oviedo and at the prestigious Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona over the past few days. Critics were unanimous in their praise of the British pianist, with particular admiration for his interpretation of Liszt’s Sonata in B Minor, as featured on his most recent DeccaRead more ›

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Benjamin debuts in Toulouse

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Benjamin Grosvenor made his long-anticipated debut with Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse last weekend to the delight of audiences there. He performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 under the baton of Cornelius Meister followed by a thrilling encore of Liszt’s Gnomenreigen. You can watch the performance in full for the next 45 days here.Read more ›

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Sensational Schumann at the Wigmore Hall

Benjamin Grosvenor and Hyeyoon Park concluded their European Tour with fellow Quartet members Timothy Ridout and Kian Soltani to a packed Wigmore Hall on Saturday evening. Fresh from two back-to-back performances at the Concertgebouw, the Quartet also performed the same programme in Madrid, Hohenmens, Trento, Turin and Gent before giving a finale performance in London’sRead more ›

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