About the Event
Enjoy an outstanding musical evening in the days before Christmas with a breathtaking programme of Romantic piano masterpieces in the stunning candlelit setting of Fountainhall Hall Church at The Cross (Previously Queens Cross Church) in Aberdeen.
Featuring renowned concert pianist, Warren Mailley‐Smith, the programme includes Beethoven's iconic Moonlight Sonata and other outstanding works by greats such as Debussy, Liszt and Chopin. This will be festive concert to remember and there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to complete your night.
In 2016 Warren Mailley‐Smith became the first British pianist to perform Chopin's complete works for solo piano from memory in a series of 11 recitals at St John's Smith Square. Hailed by the critics as an ''epic achievement'', Mailley‐Smith will repeat the series at several venues in 2022.
He has given acclaimed solo recitals at The Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall and has performed for the British Royal Family on numerous occasions. One of the busiest concert pianists of his generation and gave over 100 solo performances in 2021.
Band AA: Front two rows with free CD/programme
- Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No. 14 in C‐sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 ('Moonlight Sonata')
- Claude Debussy – Clair de Lune
- Franz Liszt – Un Sospiro
- Frederic Chopin – Ballade No. 1 in G minor Op 23
- George Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue