5pm - Gala Faculty Recital
7.30pm - Steven Osborne
Stephen HOUGH Sonatina Nostalgica
Sam Brook and Gemma Beeson – 2 pianos
Graham FITKIN, T2
Adam GORB, A selection of Yiddish dances
John Adams, Short Ride In a Fast Machine (arr. Preben Antonsen)
SCHUBERT Impromptu D935 No.1
George CRUMB Processional
TIPPETT Piano Sonata No.2
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No.32, Op.111
Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School – explore the live stream series in full.
5pm – Opening Faculty Gala Recital
The opening night of the International Piano Series part two begins with a gala faculty recital. A varied and exciting programme featuring outstanding members of the faculty including Philip Fowke, Murray McLachlan and Kathryn Page.
7.30pm – Steven Osborne
‘Some pianists gild everything they touch with their own personality; some are like chameleons, finding a new colour for each composer. Last night the wonderful Scottish pianist Steven Osborne did both, which lent the whole evening a miraculous air…every note seemed to vibrate with intelligence’ – The Daily Telegraph
We are thrilled to welcome back Steven Osborne to CIPSS 2021 for his Stoller Hall debut. Steven Osborne’s outstanding conviction, vision and integrity in performance and on disc is internationally acclaimed. He is one of the UK’s most distinguished musicians. From exhilarating concertos to delicate chamber works, from mainstream Beethoven, Mozart and Brahms to the rarefied worlds of Messiaen, Tippett and Britten, Steven Osborne is at home with the widest range of styles and his carefully crafted recital programmes and idiomatic approach to contrasting works are both publicly and critically acclaimed.
Founded in 2001, the Chetham’s Piano Summer School is now firmly established as one of the most vibrant, respected and universally friendly events of its kind in the world. Participants enrol from all five continents and are inspired, guided and educated by an extraordinary faculty of over 60 internationally celebrated performer-teachers. This year promises to be no different and to enable access for audiences around the world, all major concerts will be available to watch online.