Simon Tedeschi - Saturday 8 October 2016
Extraordinary Australian pianist and BMCS Patron, Simon Tedeschi, will perform one of the greatest works in the keyboard literature, Mussorgsky’s 'Pictures at an Exhibition'. This is a suite in ten movements, interspersed with a Promenade.
Inspired by Mussorgsky’s friend Viktor Hartmann, the celebrated Russian artist and architect, this piece is a walk in the composer’s mind’s eye as he surveys an exhibition of Hartmann’s work (now sadly either lost or destroyed) that features different figments and scenes of Europe and its inhabitants and reflects his reaction to the pictures seen.
Don't miss this evocative performance!