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Benjamin’s Busoni in Berlin

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This weekend, Benjamin Grosvenor makes his much-anticipated debut at the Berlin Philharmonie with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and their Music Director Robin Ticciati. Benjamin performs Busoni’s Piano Concerto in the city the composer himself called home in the years until his death in 1924. Himself an incomparable virtuoso, Busoni’s extravagant, five-movement concerto is rarely performed, not leastRead more ›

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Benjamin performs World Premiere in Lucerne

This Friday, Benjamin Grosvenor makes his recital debut at the Lucerne Symphony Piano Festival ‘Le Piano Symphonique’ with his programme including a World Premiere by Brett Dean. Now in its second year – and with a newly appointed Associate Pianist Martha Argerich – this year’s Festival focusses on the composer Franz Liszt.  Benjamin performs LisztRead more ›

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A double win for Grosvenor

Benjamin Grosvenor’s Schumann & Brahms album has been recognised with two of the most prestigious awards for classical recordings: Diapason d’or de l’année and CHOC Classica. His seventh album for Decca has been described as ‘one of the great Kreisleriana’s on disc’ (EuropaDisc) and ‘a masterpiece’ (Le Devoir) and was also nominated for a GramophoneRead more ›

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Grosvenor in Hong Kong

This Friday, acclaimed British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performs a solo recital to a sold-out City Hall in Hong Kong as part of the Premiere Performances series in a programme featuring Chopin and Liszt. This comes hot off the heels of a successful chamber tour across Japan with violinist Sayaka Shoji and the Modigliani Quartet whichRead more ›

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Grosvenor on tour with EUYO

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Tonight Benjamin Grosvenor performs with the European Union Youth Orchestra in Prokofiev’s fiery Piano Concerto no. 3, conducted by Manfred Honeck. The tour begins in the glorious surroundings of Bolzano before next week heading to Konzerthaus, Berlin with a final few tickets remaining (16 August) and a sold-out Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg (17 August). Toi toi toiRead more ›

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Benjamin Grosvenor’s recital at the BBC Proms

Benjamin Grosvenor took to the Royal Albert Hall stage for a stunning solo recital in the opening weekend of the BBC Proms. His programme included Debussy’s Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune, Liszt’s Reminiscences de Norma and Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin and La Valse. The critics were unanimous in their praise of his sensational performance: “Grosvenor is the real deal” *****Read more ›

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Grosvenor’s 22/23 season finishes in style

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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, chamberRead more ›

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Benjamin Grosvenor: European Recital tour

Tonight Benjamin makes his recital debut at Salle de Chambre, Luxembourg Philharmonie playing a wonderfully varied programme of Bach-Busoni, Schumann, Ravel and Prokofiev. He returns to the Wigmore Hall on Sunday for the same programme before three further recitals next week – where he exchanges Schumann’s Fantasie for Kreisleriana – as featured on his latest Decca albumRead more ›

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JBM Artists at the 2023 BBC Proms

Today the BBC announces its annual summer celebration of music at the Royal Albert Hall and other major venues across the UK. JBM are proud to have artists perform in three exciting concerts, with Rachmaninoff featuring heavily in the programmes for the composer’s 150th anniversary year: Sunday 16 July, 11am Benjamin Grosvenor performs a soloRead more ›

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Beethoven Triple at The Sage

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Congratulations to Benjamin Grosvenor and Hyeyoon Park for their superb performances of Beethoven Triple’s Concerto alongside Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Dinis Sousa and the Royal Northern Sinfonia at Sage Gateshead this weekend. Which received a wonderfully warm review in The Telegraph. Special mention to Hyeyoon for jumping in at short notice for an indisposed Nicola Benedetti. TheRead more ›

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