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The Young Ludwig – Katya Apekisheva

London Piano Festival / Beethoven 250

Sat 10 Oct
Classical

The Young Ludwig – Katya Apekisheva

London Piano Festival / Beethoven 250

Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1
Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 3 in C, Op. 2 No. 3
Beethoven 10 Variations in B-flat on the duet ‘La stessa, la stessissima’ from the opera Falstaff by Antonio Salieri, WoO 73
Katya Apekisheva piano

‘A profoundly gifted artist who has already achieved greatness.’ Gramophone


In this afternoon recital, renowned pianist Katya Apekisheva will continue the Beethoven 250 celebrations at Kings Place with an exploration of three of the most fascinating early keyboard works. The energetic, radical spirit of the youthful composer emerges through sonatas filled with pianistic brilliance, vibrant textures and an abundance of invention.

Humorous qualities abound in the variation tribute to fellow composer Salieri, a rarely performed set presenting Beethoven at his most quirky, whilst clearly acknowledging a debt to his mentor Joseph Haydn.

You might also like: ‘Beethoven the Virtuoso – Illustrated Lecture with David Owen Norris’ at 2pm in St Pancras Room today.


Katya Apekisheva is one of Europe’s most renowned pianists, in demand internationally as both a soloist and as a chamber musician. She has been marked out as a pianist of exceptional gifts, performing with many of the world’s leading orchestras, and has received widespread critical acclaim for her interpretations. Katya is a Professor of Piano at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Date & start time:Sat 10 Oct – 4pm
Venue:Hall One
Price:£16.50-£19.50
+ £3 booking fee.

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‘Under 30s’ tickets available
A limited number of £8.50 (no booking fee) tickets are available with this show for attendees aged under 30. Please note that these tickets can only be collected at our Box Office and proof of ID may be requested. This offer does not apply to the higher price categories.
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