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Leon McCawley Photo by Clive Barda    

Concert No 1

8pm Saturday 30th September 2017
at Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre

Leon McCawley (Piano)

Sponsored by Two Members of the Society

“…he played everything with erudition, imagination
and fastidiousness.”
- Washington Post  

Leon McCawley, one of Britain's foremost pianists, has forged a highly successful career since winning 1st Prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna and 2nd Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition, building on his earlier success as Winner of the Piano Section of BBC Young Musician of the Year in 1990. Since then, McCawley’s impressive discography has established him as a pianist of great integrity and variety, bringing freshness and vitality to classical, romantic and 20th century repertoire.

The musical programme for this concert is:

Schumann - Waldszenen Op.82 Forest Scenes

Beethoven - Sonata Op.31 No.2 in D minor Tempest

Liszt - Four Pieces from Années de Pèlerinage Book 1 Suisse

Rachmaninov - Daisies Op.38 No.3

Rachmaninov - Lilacs Op.21 No.5

Ravel - Oiseaux tristes from Miroirs

Ravel - Une Barque sur l’Océan from Miroirs

Debussy - L’Isle Joyeuse


Leon McCawley plays Rachmaninov’s Prelude in G minor Op.23 No.5 at Wigmore Hall

Leon McCawley plays Haydn’s Variations in F minor Hob.XVII:6 at Wigmore Hall


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