Charles Owen - 22 October 2017
“One of the finest British pianists of his generation” - Gramophone Magazine
Bach Partita no. 4 in D, BWV828
Fauré Barcarolles (selection)
Brahms Six Piano Pieces, Op. 118
Schumann/Liszt Liebeslied Widmung
Liszt Au bord d'une source
from Années de Pèlerinage, Book 1
Wagner/Liszt Isolde’s Liebestod S447
Charles Owen is described by Gramophone magazine as “one of the finest British pianists of his generation”. He studied in London at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal College of Music with Irina Zaritskaya and Imogen Cooper. He is now a Professor of Piano at the Guildhall School in London and has recently been appointed Steinway & Sons UK Ambassador. He is a regular guest at festivals such as Aldeburgh, Bath, Cheltenham and Leicester, and together with Katya Apekisheva is Artistic Director of the London Piano Festival, an annual celebration of the piano held at Kings Place in early October. He is a regular performer with British symphony orchestras and a number of chamber music partners. He has recently been appointed a Steinway & Sons UK Ambassador.
Charles Owen's website can be found at http://www.charlesowen.net/
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