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Mark Bebbington
Solo recital

– Posted in: Saturday 21 April 3.30pm

Waterfront Hall, to 5.30pm with interval, £18/£16

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John Ireland: London Pieces
Chelsea Reach
Soho Forenoons
Robert Matthew-Walker:
Piano Sonata (Hamlet)
Bad Night in Los Angeles
Ian Venables: Caprice
John Ireland: Sarnia – an Island Sequence
Le Catioroc
In a May Morning
Song of the Springtides

The critical plaudits that have greeted Mark Bebbington’s performances and recordings have singled him out as a British pianist of the rarest refinement and maturity.

Over recent seasons Mark has toured throughout Europe and the USA (both as recitalist and as soloist with some of the world’s leading orchestras), as well as the Far East and North Africa. He recently gave the US premiere of Richard Strauss’s ‘Parergon’ for the Left Hand at Carnegie Hall with the American Symphony Orchestra and Leon Botstein and gave masterclasses and recitals of British music at Bard College. In the UK he has performed concertos with the Royal Philharmonic and Philharmonia orchestras, the London Mozart Players, the Orchestra of the Swan and the BBC Concert Orchestra. He has featured both as soloist and recitalist on BBC television and radio, and on major European television and radio networks.

Mark studied at the Royal College of Music, where he was a recipient of numerous international awards and prizes including a Leverhulme Scholarship, a Winston Churchill Fellowship and the Ivan Sutton Recording Prize – the latter awarded to the one outstanding graduate of the combined London music colleges. He later studied in Paris and Italy with the legendary Aldo Ciccolini.