. Interchanging Idioms: Paul Lewis and Steven Osborne celebrate Schubert’s birthday, touring and recording his last works for piano duet

Friday, January 15, 2010

Paul Lewis and Steven Osborne celebrate Schubert’s birthday, touring and recording his last works for piano duet

Two of the UK’s leading pianists, Paul Lewis and Steven Osborne, embark on a tour of the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands performing works by Schubert for four hands, marking the composer’s birthday on 31 January. The two will share a keyboard to perform four works for piano duet from the last year of Schubert’s life, crowned by the great F minor Fantasie, alongside two earlier works. Following the live performances, Lewis and Osborne will record Schubert’s last works for piano duet for Hyperion Records, due for release in Autumn 2010.

Friday 29 January – John Innes Centre, Norwich, 7.30pm
Tickets: Members £13; Public £16; Students under 25, £5
Available from Prelude Records, 25b St Giles’ Street, Norwich NR2 1JN
Tel: 01603 628319

Saturday 30 January – Wigmore Hall, London, 7.30pm
Tickets: £15-£30
Tel: 020 7935 2141 – http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk/

Sunday 31 January – Britten Studio, Snape, 4pm
Tickets: £16, £13 (under 27s half price)
Tel. 01728 687110 – boxoffice@aldeburgh.co.uk

Wednesday 3 February – Internationale Kunstcampus deSingel, Antwerpen, 8pm
Tickets: €20, €15 / €15, €10 (-25/65+) / €8 (-19 jaar)
http://www.desingel.be

Monday 8 February – Het Concertgebouw NV, Amsterdam, 8.15pm
Tickets: €21, €34
http://www.concertgebouw.nl

Wednesday 10 February – Concertgebouw de Doelen, Rotterdam, 8.15pm
Tickets: €7-€25
http://www.dedoelen.nl

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