One man, one piano and a whole lotta Chopin
Ladies and gentlemen, get ready for maximum Chopin. Nobody knows the composer’s vast body of work better than distinguished concert pianist Warren Mailley-Smith and, as a case in point, he’s going to perform every single piece of music for solo piano. In this concert, the first of 11, Warren will perform Chopin’s Minute Waltz, Nocturne in E flat, plus a host of other majestic works. Join him at St John's Smith Square, a 300-year-old building and a beautiful setting for a night of breathtaking classical music. The programme: - Rondo in C minor Op 1 (1825) - Polonaises Op 40 No 1 in A - Polonaises Op 40 No 2 in C minor - Mazurka No 1 in F-sharp Minor Op 6 No 1 - Mazurka No 2 in C-sharp Minor Op 6 No 2 - Mazurka No 3 in E Op 6 No 3 - Mazurka No 4 in E-flat Minor Op 6 No 4 - Mazurka No 5 in B-flat Op 7 No 1 - Polonaise-Fantaisie in Ab Op 61 (1846) - Waltz op 64 (1847) No 1 in Db Minute - Waltz op 64 (1847) No 2 in C# minor - Waltz op 64 (1847) No 3 in Ab - Nocturne op 9 (1830-32) No 1 in Bb minor - Nocturne op 9 (1830-32) No 2 in Eb - Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brilliante Op 22 (1830-34) "Warren Mailley-Smith is the embodiment of the modern romantic concert pianist." – Musical Opinion "…with astounding dexterity, this sensational pianist wowed the audience with music that pulled at the heart strings. As candles flickered around him in the octagon, he performed astounding feats on the grand piano that kept the listeners spellbound…" – Cambridge Times Dress code: smart casual.