We invite musicians from near and far to share their musical talent with us every Friday during term time. All are welcome!
This Friday we look forward to welcoming Jill Crossland on piano to the Cathedral. Jill pursues an active concert and recording career. Jill plays regularly on the South Bank and at the Wigmore Hall in London, and her recent appearances have also included Cadogan, Bridgewater and Fairfield Halls, St George’s Bristol, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Vienna Musikverein, Vienna Konzerthaus, the National Concert Hall, Dublin and the Sage Gateshead. Jill’s recordings include the Bach Goldberg Variations on Warner Classics and works by Handel, Scarlatti, Mozart and Beethoven. Jill has featured in the Classic FM Hall of Fame and her release of the complete Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier has received high praise, described by the Penguin Guide as ‘a remarkable achievement, ranking with the finest’ Jill was a member of the Arts Council Musicians in residence scheme for Yorkshire.
Jill has appeared on radio and TV, including live and recorded broadcasts on BBC Radios 3 and 4. www.jillcrossland.com and see her performances on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/JillCrosslandPiano Jill has recently recorded CDs of the keyboard works of Rameau (the collections from 1706 and 1724) issued on Signum Classics, described by Gramophone as ‘intelligent, stylish, tasteful, tonally resourceful and beautifully recorded.’ and, in the same sessions, another of Mozart and Beethoven (the Moonlight sonata and the Bagatelles Op 126) described as having “thoughtfulness, liquidity” and “driven excitement” in International Record Review. New recordings of Bach, Mozart and Chopin are available for sale at this concert.
Sonata in D L164 / K491
Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
Selections from the Well-tempered Clavier
Book 1: No. 3 in C sharp, No. 5 in D
Book 2: No. 7 in E flat
J.S. Bach (1658-1750)
Moment Musical D780/4
Impromptus D899/2 and 4
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Mazurka Op. 7 No. 1
Waltz in E minor (B56/KKIVa/15)
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Lunchtime recital admission is free and there is a collection during the recital.