7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
13th February, 2014
The Guildhall School’s series of exclusive performances by senior professors and their colleagues gives the public, staff and students the opportunity to see some of the country’s finest musicians perform in the Milton Court Concert Hall.
Thursday 13 February
Described by Gramophone as ‘one of the finest British pianists of his generation’, Charles Owen performs JS Bach’s landmark Goldberg Variations in its entirety.
Charles Owen piano, Professor of Piano
JS Bach Goldberg Variations BWV 988
Friday 21 February
James Gibb memorial concert
An evening celebrating the life of James Gibb (1918 – 2013), former Head of Keyboard Studies at the Guildhall School and a much-loved figure. Performers include:
Adrian Thompson tenor, Professor of Vocal Studies
Krzysztof Smietana violin, Assistant Deputy Head of Strings
Peter Bithell piano, Professor of Piano
Ronan O’Hora piano, Head of Keyboard Studies
Caroline Palmer piano, Professor of Piano
Laura Roberts piano, Professor of Piano
Lada Valešová piano, Professor of Russian repertoire
Ashley Fripp piano
Anna Gogava piano
The programme includes Schubert, Beethoven, Liszt, Albéniz, Alan Bush and Constant Lambert.
All proceeds from this concert will go towards the James Gibb Award at the Guildhall School.
Reserved tickets: available from the Barbican Box Office 020 7638 8891