Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Andrew McKinnon
One of the finest players of his generation.
Celebrated London-based Australian pianist, Jayson Gillham is known for his bright toned clarity and appealing warmth. Recognised as one of the finest players of his generation, Gillham takes to the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall stage to perform works by Bach and Chopin.
The selected repertoire was inspired by his read-through of Bach partitas and Chopin waltzes in early 2020. Gillham found himself drawn to the lilt of the dance, calling to mind the gathering of people in good spirit; it is this image that prompted the young virtuoso to return to Australian stages with his two faithful musical companions. Gillham’s relentless elegance and Romantic spirit will hold him in good stead for this unmissable performance.
Praise for Jayson Gillham
‘Jayson Gillham earned his win with absorbing and relentless elegance.’ The Montreal Gazette
Thanks to Our Partners
Great Performers Program Partner: The Langham Melbourne
Digital Series Partner: Melbourne Digital Concert Hall
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Jayson Gillham piano
Johann Sebastian Bach – arr. Egon Petri
Cantata Sheep May Safely Graze, BWV208
Johann Sebastian Bach
Partita No.1 in B-flat BWV 825
Johann Sebastian Bach – arr. Ferruccio Busoni
Violin Partita No.2 in D minor, BWV 1004
No.1 in A-flat ‘Aeolian Harp’
No.7 in C-sharp minor ‘Cello’
2. Lento sostenuto in E-flat
Polonaise in A-flat, Op.53 ‘Heroic’
This production is part of the following series:
Melbourne Recital Centre’s favourite program series, Great Performers, returns in 2022.
Monday 6 June 2022 7.30pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 mins (no interval)
Standard $79 ($59 Concession)
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