Benjamin Grosvenor made his long-anticipated debut with Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse last weekend to the delight of audiences there. He performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 under the baton of Cornelius Meister, followed by a thrilling encore of Liszt’s Gnomenreigen.
You can watch the performance in full for the next 45 days:
Benjamin’s debut was wonderfully received, including this review:
“... the brilliant Benjamin Grosvenor established a fruitful dialogue with the different sections of the orchestra … The transparency of the harmonies, the spirit, the humor that accompanied certain lines resonated like a knowing smile … a magnificent interpretation"
Read in full here.
Next week, Benjamin performs the same concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.