Classical pianist Benjamin Grosvenor returns to perform for Steinway Society – The Bay Area on Saturday, March 25 at the Louis B. Mayer Theatre, at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara. Patrons will also be able to livestream the concert and view it for up to 48 hours afterward.
Program notes and a recorded pre-concert lecture by classical music expert Dr. Gary Lemco are available at www.steinwaysociety.com
Now among the world’s most admired pianists, Benjamin Grosvenor became the youngest-ever winner of the BBC Young Musician Competition at age 11. At 19, he was the youngest British musician ever signed by Decca Classics; his first album won the Gramophone award for best instrumental album of the year. He has also won the Classic Brits Critics’ Award, UK Critics’ Circle Award for Exceptional Young Talent, and a Diapason d’Or Jeune Talent Award. Grosvenor has been featured in two BBC television documentaries, BBC Breakfast and The Andrew Marr Show, as well as in CNN’s Human to Hero series. Since 2011 he has appeared eight times at BBC Proms.
In January 2019, Gramophone named Grosvenor one of five “Piano’s Golden Generation” artists who are leading the way among today’s classical pianists.
Sought after and praised for his distinctive sound, his artistry is described as “poetic and gently ironic, brilliant yet clear-minded, intelligent but not without humour, all translated through a beautifully clear and singing touch” -The Independent
Bejamin Grosvenor's website: https://www.benjamingrosvenor.co.uk/
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Benjamin Grosvenor's new album Schumann & Brahms will be released on Friday, March 17th.