Sir Andras Schiff to play Bach, Bartok, Janacek and Schumann at Saffron Hall

PUBLISHED: 12:07 13 April 2017 | UPDATED: 12:07 13 April 2017

Pianist Sir Andras Schiff is playing at Saffron Hall on May 4

Pianist Sir Andras Schiff is playing at Saffron Hall on May 4

Archant

Pianist, Sir Andras Schiff will be in recital at Saffron Hall on Thursday, May 4, playing Bach (Capriccio in B-flat Major and Four Duets), Bartok (Piano Sonata, Janacek (In the Mists) and Schumann (Fantasie in C Major).

Andras Schiff is playing at Saffron Hall Andras Schiff is playing at Saffron Hall

The artist, who has received numerous major awards and honors, including the Grammy Award, Gramophone Award, Mozart Medal, and Royal Academy of Music Bach Prize, was knighted in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to music. Schiff was born in Budapest into a Jewish family, the only child of two Holocaust survivors.He began piano lessons aged five, studying at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest.

He then studied in London with George Malcolm. Schiff made a recording with Malcolm of four-hand music by Mozart using a fortepiano that once belonged to the composer. He emigrated from Hungary to Britain in 1979.

7.30pm. Tickets, £14-£32 from 0845 548 7650 or www.saffronhall.com or Saffron Walden Tourist Information Office in the Market Square, 01799 524002.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Dunmow Broadcast visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Dunmow Broadcast staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Dunmow Broadcast account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Friday, July 21, 2017

A former Tesco employee in Braintree is returning to the store to sign copies of his first published book, which now sits on the very shelves he used to stack.

Friday, July 21, 2017

A magistrate from Saffron Walden has been announced as one of five new Deputy Lieutenants for Essex.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Cyclists taking part in this year’s London Edinburgh London event will pass through Uttlesford on their way to the finish line.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

A paramedic for the East of England Ambulance Service has been suspended for six months on grounds of misconduct for failing to provide the correct care to a patient whose heart had stopped.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter