Friday 26th June, 5.30pm
Javier Perianes’s colourful programme focuses on Spanish music but also includes Spanish inspired pieces by Claude Debussy. Manuel de Falla said that Debussy’s ‘La soirée dans Grenade’ was the best piece of ‘Spanish’ piano music ever written, so it will be of particular interest to hear his homage to the great French composer ‘Pour le tombeau de Claude Debussy’ in the same programme.
DE FALLA Fantasia Baetica, Cuatro piezas Espanolas, Pour le tombeau de Claude Debussy,
Piano transcriptions of movements from El amor brujo - Pantomine, The Apparition, Dance of Terror, The Magic Circle and Ritual
Dance of Fire, and El sombrero de tres picos (The three-cornered hat) - Dance of the Miller’s Wife, The Neighbour’s Dance, The Miller’s Dance
DEBUSSY La soirée dans Grenade from Estampes, La puerta del vino from Preludes Book II, La sérénade interrompue from Preludes Book I
ALBÉNIZ El Albayzin from Iberia
Born in Andalucia, Javier Perianes, is the latest in a long line of distinguished and internationally known Spanish pianists. He studied at the Conservatorio de Huelva which has recently been re-named after him.
Javier has a demanding schedule every season and divides his performance between solo recital, as soloist with the world’s leading orchestras and playing chamber music with his compatriots, the Quiroga String Quartet and with the viola player, Tabea Zimmermann.
Performances during the 2019/2020 season will take him to Cincinatti, Lisbon, Lausanne, Montreal, Helsinki, Belgrade and an
extensive tour in Spain.
He won a Gramophone Award in 2019 for his recording of Les Trois Sonates by Debussy in the centenary year of the
He records exclusively with Harmonia Mundi and his impressive discography includes recordings dedicated to Spanish composers.
Tickets: £30, includes parking and a glass of wine in the interval.To book click on the button below, or telephone our ticket office on 01328 713111.