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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.

Still to come in the 2017/18 season: the grand master himself, Maurizio Pollini, performs Chopin and Schumann; Artist in Residence Pierre-Laurent Aimard curates a weekend-long Ligeti in Wonderland festival; Khatia Buniatishvili and Boris Giltburg perform programmes of Russian music; the second of two recitals of Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms from Paul Lewis; Stephen Hough performs Debussy’s Clair de lune and Beethoven’s Appassionata Sonata; as well as programmes from Benjamin Grosvenor, Martin Helmchen and George Li.

Her playing, exquisite yet searching, is always fascinating to re-encounter
Times on Mitsuko Uchida

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2017/18 season: Sep 2017 - Jul 2018
2018/19 season: Sep 2018 - Jul 2019

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7:30 pm
Thu 26 Apr 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 26 Apr 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Benjamin Grosvenor enchanted audiences when he won the piano final of Young Musician of the Year.
Benjamin Grosvenor enchanted audiences when he won the piano final of Young Musician of the Year.

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7:30 pm
Wed 09 May 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 09 May 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Enjoy the fiery musicianship of young Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili
Enjoy the fiery musicianship of young Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili
Pierre-Laurent Aimard.Photo: Marco Borggreve

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7:30 pm
Sat 12 May 2018
7:30 pm | Sat 12 May 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Hear Ligeti's complete Études played by the great French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Hear Ligeti's complete Études played by the great French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard
IPS 2017/18

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7:30 pm
Tue 05 Jun 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 05 Jun 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Hear the second recital of Paul Lewis' Haydn/Beethoven/Brahms series
Hear the second recital of Paul Lewis' Haydn/Beethoven/Brahms series
7:45 pm
Mon 25 Jun 2018
7:45 pm | Mon 25 Jun 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Talented young pianists perform works by Ravel, Liszt, Debussy, and more
Talented young pianists perform works by Ravel, Liszt, Debussy, and more

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7:30 pm
Wed 03 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 03 Oct 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Llyr Williams makes his International Piano Series debut in the season's opening concert
Llyr Williams makes his International Piano Series debut in the season's opening concert

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7:30 pm
Thu 18 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Thu 18 Oct 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
‘Lioness of the piano’ [Wprost] Cristina Ortiz returns to the International Piano Series
‘Lioness of the piano’ [Wprost] Cristina Ortiz returns to the International Piano Series
Inon Barnatan 2014- Pianist.Photo: Marco Borggreve

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7:30 pm
Wed 31 Oct 2018
7:30 pm | Wed 31 Oct 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
The New York Times describes Inon Barnatan as ‘one of the most admired pianists of his generation’
The New York Times describes Inon Barnatan as ‘one of the most admired pianists of his...
IPS 2017/18

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7:30 pm
Tue 13 Nov 2018
7:30 pm | Tue 13 Nov 2018
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
Paul Lewis is renowned for his interpretations of the Classical repertoire
Paul Lewis is renowned for his interpretations of the Classical repertoire

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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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