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Saturday 23rd February 2019

Brook Street Band

The Brook Street Band - Rachel Harris and Farran Scott (violins), Tatty Theo (cello), Carolyn Gibley (harpsichord) and Nicki Kennedy (soprano) -...

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Alexei Grynyuk (piano)

Saturday 21st October 2017 - 7.30 pm


Ukrainian born pianist Alexei Grynyuk studied at the Kiev Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music and has been touring as a soloist and with orchestras since the age of thirteen. He was a first prize winner at the Vladimir Horowitz International Piano Competition. Based in London, he performs regularly in the major London halls as well as on the international circuit and gave a Wigmore Hall recital in April 2016. He has a regular musical partnership with much acclaimed violinist Nicola Benedetti. His recent Liszt recording received a five star review by Roger Nichols in BBC Music Magazine.

'His playing is of such poise and refinement that it takes on a rapt, mystical quality ... nonchalant, fine-spun brilliance'. (Bryce Morrison in Gramophone Magazine) 

Alexei's programme includes works by two masters of piano composition in the Romantic period: three of Chopin's greatest piano compositions and two of Liszt's virtuoso compositions, one of the Petrarch Sonnets, originally conceived as a setting for voice, and the most popular of the Mephisto Waltzes. His recital concludes with the colourful set of pieces inspired by the Pictures at a Exhibition. 


  • Chopin: Polonaise-Fantasie in A flat, Op.61
  • Chopin: Nocturne in C minor, Op.48, No.1
  • Chopin: Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brillante
  • Liszt: Petrarch Sonnet No 123; Mephisto Waltz No 1

  • Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

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