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International Piano Series

The International Piano Series spotlights the most prestigious pianists on the concert platform, combining the talents of the grand masters alongside the best of a current generation of rising stars.

The 2018/19 season marks the 30th anniversary of the International Piano Series, which has been an integral part of Southbank Centre’s programme since it was founded in 1988.

In 2018/19 we present no fewer than six series debuts, while Paul Lewis continues his exploration of the musical links between Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms, and the great Mitsuko Uchida completes her survey of Schubert Sonatas. We also hear music from Scarlatti to Stockhausen, and performances from IPS favourites including Cédric Tiberghien, Angela Hewitt, Nikolai Lugansky and Pierre-Laurent Aimard.

 

Her playing, exquisite yet searching, is always fascinating to re-encounter
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7:30 pm
Tue 04 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 04 Dec 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
In the first of two recitals, Mitsuko Uchida continues her exploration of Schubert’s Sonatas
In the first of two recitals, Mitsuko Uchida continues her exploration of Schubert’s Sonatas

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7:30 pm
Fri 07 Dec 2018
7:30 pm | Fri 07 Dec 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
The second of this season’s recitals in Mitsuko Uchida’s Schubert Sonata survey
The second of this season’s recitals in Mitsuko Uchida’s Schubert Sonata survey

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7:30 pm
Tue 15 Jan 2019
7:30 pm | Tue 15 Jan 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Tonight, Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov makes his debut in the International Piano Series
Tonight, Russian pianist Pavel Kolesnikov makes his debut in the International Piano Series
Nobuyuki Tsujii, pianist and composer

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7:30 pm
Wed 30 Jan 2019
7:30 pm | Wed 30 Jan 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Nobuyuki Tsujii won the joint Gold Medal at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
Nobuyuki Tsujii won the joint Gold Medal at the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

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7:30 pm
Thu 07 Feb 2019
7:30 pm | Thu 07 Feb 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Beatrice Rana was named Best Newcomer at the 2017 BBC Music Magazine Awards
Beatrice Rana was named Best Newcomer at the 2017 BBC Music Magazine Awards
Angela Hewitt, classical pianist

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7:30 pm
Tue 26 Feb 2019
7:30 pm | Tue 26 Feb 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
This beautifully programmed recital demonstrates Angela Hewitt’s affinity with the Baroque
This beautifully programmed recital demonstrates Angela Hewitt’s affinity with the Baroque

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7:30 pm
Tue 12 Mar 2019
7:30 pm | Tue 12 Mar 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
In a career spanning nearly 60 years Maurizio Pollini has established himself as one of the great keyboard legends
In a career spanning nearly 60 years Maurizio Pollini has established himself as one of the great...

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7:30 pm
Tue 26 Mar 2019
7:30 pm | Tue 26 Mar 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Nikolai Lugansky makes a welcome return to the International Piano Series
Nikolai Lugansky makes a welcome return to the International Piano Series

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7:30 pm
Tue 16 Apr 2019
7:30 pm | Tue 16 Apr 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Javier Perianes is renowned for his performances of Spanish music
Javier Perianes is renowned for his performances of Spanish music
Francesco Piemontesi photo: Marco Borgreve

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7:30 pm
Thu 02 May 2019
7:30 pm | Thu 02 May 2019
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Francesco Piemontesi is renowned for his refined musicianship, allied to a flawless technique
Francesco Piemontesi is renowned for his refined musicianship, allied to a flawless technique

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