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Bobby Chen at the Lansdowne Club
July 11 @ 7:00 pm£10.00
We are pleased to invite you and your guests to the Lansdowne Club / Blüthner Piano Centre concert series for a piano recital by Bobby Chen held at the Lansdowne Club. Described by International Piano Magazine as
an armour-clad player of complete technique, a thinking musician, a natural Romantic. Young bloods come no better
Malaysian Bobby Chen studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal Academy of Music with Hamish Milne and Ruth Nye. He burst on the scene in 1996 with a sensational season of concerts, which included a British tour with Lord Menuhin in a performance of Beethoven’s Triple Concerto and a recital at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the South Bank Prokofiev Festival.
In December 2010, Chen founded the Overseas Malaysian Winter Piano Academy (OMWPA) which took place at The Yehudi Menuhin School in the UK. And in March 2011, he was awarded ‘The BrandLaureate – Country Branding Award’ from The Asia Pacific Brands Foundation. Performance highlights in 2011 included his full début recital at Fazioli Concert Hall in Italy, his 4th solo recital at London’s Wigmore Hall, his first duo London recital with pianist Leslie Howard, and performing solo piano concerti for the 5th and 6th times with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, at the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Highlights in 2012 included his full début recital, public masterclass and radio recording in Hong Kong, being appointed a tutor at UK’s Chethams International Piano Summer School 2012, being elected an Associate of London’s Royal Academy of Music (ARAM), and running the Overseas Malaysian Winter Piano Academy (OMWPA) at the Yehudi Menuhin School for the 2nd time.
Haydn Sonata in C major Hob. XVI:50 (Allegro, Adagio, Allegro Molto)
Beethoven Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 ‘Pathetique’
Bach-Busoni Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ BWV639
Bach-Busoni Chaconne in D minor BWV1004
Liszt Ballade No.2 in B minor S.171
It is important that you RSVP (acceptances only) by telephone or email to:
Blüthner Piano Centre Ltd
6 Baker Street
London W1U 3AA
Telephone: 020 7753 0533
Please note the following:
1) Entry to the concert is £10.00. A glass of wine/soft drink will be supplied upon arrival before the recital begins at 7pm. Payment should be made at the entrance to the ballroom/concert venue by cash.
2) A strict dress code is required at the club. Men must wear conventional jacket and collared shirt and women must be smartly dressed. Jeans/denim, casual trousers, trainers and fashion sports shoes are not acceptable. Please ensure you advise any guests of this requirement.
3) It is essential that no use of mobile telephones is made whilst at the club.
4) Further drinks after the concert may only be purchased from the bar through a member of the Lansdowne.
5) No other areas of the club other than cloakroom facilities may be used.
6) Receipts or replies acknowledging RSVPs will not be sent.
7) Should you find that you are unable to attend after accepting the invitation, please let us know