About the Event
Enjoy an exceptional evening of some of the greatest romantic repertoire for cello, featuring the outstanding talent of Cellist Katherine Jenkinson and the renowned concert pianist, Warren Mailley‐Smith.
Katherine Jenkinson has performed as recitalist and concerto soloist throughout Europe, in Africa, Asia and the USA. In contemporary music, she has worked closely with composers Arvo Pärt, Oliver Davis, Anthony Payne, Richard Allain and Thomas Hyde in 2018 Oliver Davis invited Katherine to record his cello concerto ‘Morpheus' with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, an album which subsequently became a Classic FM and iTunes hit.
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.
'Stunning' — Classic FM
Since its formation in 2017, the Piccadilly Sinfonietta have become a regular feature on the UK concert scene, giving up to 100 performances a year in some of the country’s most beautiful and prestigious venues. The ensemble comprises some of the most prodigious musical talent and performs exclusively with leading virtuoso soloists. The group performs under the artistic direction of its founder, concert pianist Warren Mailley‐Smith and focuses on the virtuoso concerto repertoire of the baroque, classical and early romantic periods.
- Saint‐Saëns, Camille – The Swan
- Schumann, Robert – Fantasiestucke
- Rachmaninoff, Sergei Vasilievich – Vocalise