Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

Tuesday, April 05, 2022 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

This concert is part of the Elaine Kligerman Piano Recital Series.

Benjamin Grosvenor’s individual sound as well as the sense of freedom in his approach recall a bygone golden era of pianism. Anyone who experienced the British sensation’s 2017 PCMS performance of Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit—in which he displayed “commanding technique” and “consciously sought colors variously bright and in shades of gray” (Philadelphia Inquirer)—will want to hear this recital that culminates in two of the French composer’s most celebrated works.

Franck: Prelude, Fugue, and Variation in B Minor, Op. 18
Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op. 16
Albéniz: Iberia, Book I
Ravel: Jeux d’eau
Ravel: La Valse