This event will take place in the extension of the house which is accessible, with some limitations. The upper part of the ground floor extension area is accessible for wheelchair users and the ground floor extension area of the house is newly accessible for wheelchair users with a ramp. There is no lift to the upper floors of the house. If you call in advance or ask at the information desk we can reserve an accessible seat for you. Please get in touch on 01223 748100 or email email@example.com.
Boris Giltburg, piano
1 February, 8pm (doors at 7.30pm)
Join us for a Chamber Music concert in the Kettle’s Yard house with Boris Giltburg, piano.
Scriabin: Piano Sonata No.2 in G sharp minor, Op.19, ‘Sonata-Fantasy’
R Schuman: Kreisleriana Op.16
Chopin: Scherzo No.1 in B minor Op.20; Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor Op.31; Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor Op.39; Scherzo No.4 in E major Op.54
These interpretations are enormously pleasurable and at times revelatory…Giltburg’s pianism is ideally suited to late Beethoven.
BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE
About Boris Giltburg
The Moscow-born, Israeli pianist is lauded across the globe as a deeply sensitive, insightful and compelling interpreter. Critics have praised his “singing line, variety of touch and broad dynamic palette capable of great surges of energy” (Washington Post) as well as his impassioned, narrative-driven approach to performance: “the interplay of spiritual calm and emphatic engagement is gripping, and one could not wish for a more illuminating, lyrical or more richly phrased interpretation” (Suddeutsche Zeitung).
Giltburg also feels a strong need to engage audiences beyond the concert hall. His blog “Classical music for all” is aimed at a non-specialist audience, and he complements it with articles in publications such as Gramophone, BBC Music Magazine, Guardian, Times and Fono Forum. During the lockdown period in spring 2020, Giltburg regularly streamed live performances and masterclasses from home, with over 1 million views.