Kenneth Hamilton (piano)

05/10/2021, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

5th October 2021

School of Music Concert Hall

Start time: 7pm

For the latest in his popular series of recitals at the University, Kenneth Hamilton performs including works by:

Charles Gounod/Liszt:

Hymn to St Cecilia

 Ronald Stevenson:

 Symphonic Elegy for Liszt

 Frédéric Chopin:

Sonata no.2 (Funeral March)

Frédéric Chopin:

Polonaise in Ab

Described by the Moscow Kommersant as “an outstanding virtuoso-one of the finest players of his generation”, by Tom Service in the Guardian as “pianist, author, lecturer and all-round virtuoso”, and by Stefan Pieper in Klassik Heute as a “pianist, scholar, radical thinker and philosopher”, Kenneth Hamilton is well-known as a recitalist and recording artist of emotional depth and striking originality. His CDs have attracted both critical acclaim and a large number of listeners worldwide. His best-selling After the Golden Age: Romantic Pianism and Modern Performance (Oxford University Press) is one of the most internationally influential books on Classical music performance of recent decades, and has been translated into several languages.

 

J.S. Bach/Ferruccio Busoni – Chaconne, for piano solo. Performed by Kenneth Hamilton during our 2013/14 Concert Series

Gweler y Fideo: J.S. Bach/Ferruccio Busoni – Chaconne, ar gyfer unawd piano. Perfformiwyd gan Kenneth Hamilton yn ystod y Gyfres Gyngherddau 2013/14.

5ed Hydref 2021

Neuadd Gyngerdd yr Ysgol Cerddoriaeth

Yn cychwyn 7.y.h.

Yn y diweddaraf o’i gyfres boblogaidd o ddatganiadau yn y Brifysgol, mae Kenneth Hamilton yn perfformio rhaglen sy’n cynnwys:

Charles Gounod/Liszt:

Hymn to St Cecilia

 Ronald Stevenson:

 Symphonic Elegy for Liszt

 Frédéric Chopin:

Sonata rhif 2 (Ymdeithgan Angladdol)

Frédéric Chopin:

Polonaise yn Ab

Disgrifiwyd Kenneth Hamilton yn y Moscow Kommersant fel “an outstanding virtuoso-one of the finest players of his generation”; gan Tom  Service fel “pianist, author, lecturer and all-round virtuoso”; a chan Stefan Pieper yn Klassik Heute as a “pianist, scholar, radical thinker and philosopher”. Mae ef yn adnabyddus fel datgeinydd ar lwyfan ac yn y stiwdio recordio gyda pherfformiadau sy’n sylweddol eu hemosiwn  ac sy’n wreiddiol. Enillodd sawl CD ganddo glod a chawsant  werthiant eang.  Mae ei lyfr  After the Golden Age: Romantic Pianism and Modern Performance (Gwasg Prifysgol Rhydychen) yn un o’r llyfrau mwyaf dylanwadol y blynyddoedd diwethaf  ym maes perfformio cerddoriaeth glasurol ac fe’i  cyfieithwyd i llawer o ieithoedd eraill.

 

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Tickets are available to University Staff and Students. This concert is not open to the public.

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The venue

Cardiff University Concert Hall
Corbett Road
Cardiff
CF10 3EB

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