Saturday, December 9, 2023

Christmas With Sergei & Friends

Classical concert pianist Sergei Podobedov, is playing a Christmas concert which is a little different to his usual concerts.

This time Sergei will be playing winter themed pieces and is joined by two young guitar talents, James Kay and Joshua Turner.

Sergei Podobedov made his orchestral concert debut at the age of twelve in Moscow. In 1990 he was the first ever recipient of a Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother Scholarship at the Royal College of Music and was also the youngest ever winner of the Edward Boyle Award in London. In 1991 he performed and collaborated with Sir John Gielgud at Windsor Castle at the Queen Mother’s special invitation. Sergei is a graduate of The Moscow Central School of Music, The Tchaikovsky Conservatory and The Royal College of Music.

Since then Sergei has played in the major concert halls of the world, drawing huge critical acclaim, performing the major concert repertoire, new works and also fully improvised recitals. In addition to these live performances Sergei has given numerous radio broadcasts, on major international stations and worked with a number of leading conductors, including Michael Morgan, Vladimir Weiss, Antonio Pirolli, Raymond Harvey and David Andre.

Sergei’s friends are local, young musicians who have been under the tutalage of Loz Shaw at Belper’s Fleet Arts.

Where: Christ Church, The Triangle, Belper.
When: Wednesday 18th December
Time: 7:30pm (Doors open 6:45pm)
Tickets: £15, £10 Under 16s – available from Derby Live, Oxfam Books, and Belper Arts Festival*
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*Please note that Belper Arts Festival is no longer connected to the old BAF and will be rebranding soon.  They are using the old website, but it is in control of the new administration and financially separate.

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