Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an evening of stunning classical music by candlelight performed by spectacular British concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith!

Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

About Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

On Friday 24th September 2021 at 7:30pm, in the heart of Edinburgh, the walls of St Giles’ will resound to the music of Beethoven, Chopin, Gershwin and Liszt played by British concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith, under the warm flicker of candlelight.

Programme:

Beethoven – Sonata in C sharp minor, (‘Moonlight Sonata)
Chopin – Nocturne in C sharp min - Posthum.
Chopin - Fantasy Impromptu Op 66
Chopin - Ballade No. 1 in G minor Op 23
Liszt – Hugarian Rhapsody No 2
Beethoven – Sonata in F minor, Op 57 (‘Appassionata Sonata’)
Liszt - La Campanella
Debussy - Clair de Lune
Rachmaninov – Prelude in C sharp minor 3
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue

Described as 'Stunning' by Classic FM and 'The embodiment of the modern Romantic Concert pianist’ by Musical Opinion, this outstanding pianist is a favourite with audiences and venues alike. Warren Mailley-Smith has performed for the British Royal Family on many occasions and has given acclaimed solo recitals at Carnegie and Wigmore Halls.

This evening's concert promises to take the listener on a spell-binding journey of moods and emotions. Audiences will be treated to a programme full of poetry and virtuosic display, from Debussy's Clair de Lune, to Liszt's La Campanella in addition to a number of celebrated works by Chopin. The evening concludes with Gershwin's ever-popular Rhapsody in Blue, with its powerful melodies, driving rhythms and glittering piano writing in this compelling kaleidoscope of jazz and classical influences.

So why not treat yourself to an autumnal musical treat on and join us for an evening to remember of uplifting music at St Giles Cathedral, performed by this sensational British pianist.

Box office – 0333 666 3366
www.ticketsource.co.uk/cm/e-goeagj
Box office email: info@citymusicpromotions.co.uk

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