Tonight, pianist Benjamin Grosvenor closes the Philharmonia Orchestra’s season with fellow musicians Nicola Benedetti and Sheku Kanneh-Mason in Beethoven’s Triple Concerto, conducted by Santtu Mathias-Rouvali to a sold out Royal Festival Hall.
This marks the close of a fantastic 22/23 season for the British pianist which has included major debuts, critically-acclaimed performances in recital, chamber music and concerti performances across the globe, and the release of his seventh album on Decca Classics. This album of Schumann & Brahms has been universally praised by the musical press, lauded as ‘a masterpiece’ ***** by Le Devoir and chosen as Gramophone Editor’s Choice, Diapason d’or and Choc Classica.
Benjamin’s summer ahead is busy with Festival highlights including a solo recital (16 July) and Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto (6 August) at the BBC Proms, on tour with the EUYO and Mo. Honeck including his debut at the Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg (17 August) as well as further solo recitals including at the Chopin and his Europe, Helsingborg Piano and Snape Summer Festivals.