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Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts – Penelope Roskell, piano

15th September 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

£5

Weymouth Lunchtime Chamber Concerts (WLCC) is a delighted to welcome Penelope Roskell to Weymouth to launch the 2021/22 season of concerts.

PROGRAMME
J S Bach – Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 846
Fryderyk Chopin – Ballade No 3
Franz Schubert – Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat, D 960

Acclaimed concert pianist and pedagogue Penelope Roskell performs three much-loved works for piano spanning over 100 years, from the Baroque period to the Romantic era.

Penelope Roskell was brought up in Weymouth, and was fortunate to study piano with Elsie Monckton from an early age.  As a child she played regularly at Weymouth Arts Centre.  Since then, she has gone on to a stellar career as an international concert pianist, writer and Professor of Piano at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.  She made her professional debut aged nineteen in a tour with the Bournemouth Sinfonietta conducted by Simon Rattle.  Since then she has performed as soloist at major concert halls throughout Britain, including the Barbican Concert Hall (with the London Mozart Players, conducted by Daniel Harding), Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room.  She has also given recitals and concertos in over thirty countries in Western and Eastern Europe, the United States, Africa, Asia, and the Middle and Far East.

Details

Date:
15th September 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
£5
Website:
https://weymouthchamberconcerts.com/

Venue

St Mary’s Church
43 St Mary's Street
Weymouth,DorsetDT4 8PUUnited Kingdom
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Phone:
01305 581399
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