Alex Winkcup, Jazz Piano Recital
Venue: Emmanuel Church, 6 Barlow Moor Rd, Manchester M20 6TR
This concert will feature a fusion of Jazz and Classical piano music with an eclectic programme which will include 7 Virtuoso Etudes on Gershwin songs, arranged by legendary pianist Earl Wild. Each one a tour-de-force of piano technique, combining Gershwin's exquisite lyrical melodies with show stopping piano technique, these pieces are sure to delight audiences. Also included in the programme will be a selection of works by Nikolai Kapustin, a prolific composer of virtuoso piano works, inspired by jazz and using classical forms. Pieces will be introduced, providing some historical context and talking about the technical challenges involved.
Tickets: £6 plus booking fee - available here.
- Saturday, 29th June 15:30