Welcome back to the London Piano Festival in its sixth, full-scale edition featuring an exceptional line-up of pianists at Kings Place.
This year there will be a particular focus on the joys of musical collaboration between pianist friends, a sharing and exchange of ideas. Dame Imogen Cooper will bring a Schubertiade evening, exploring Schubert’s duet music, Tamara Stefanovich opens the festival with a stunning sequence of works by Bach, Messiaen and Rameau. Noriko Ogawa and Katya Apekisheva offer a captivating hour of 20th Century preludes, contrasting those of Debussy and Shostakovich. Plus, we play host to jazz legend Vijay Iyer in a rare solo appearance, Paul Roberts returns to launch his new book Reading Franz Liszt in a lecture-recital also featuring pianist and festival director Charles Owen.