Saturday 23rd June 2018 - 19.30 - £25
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Eleven Bagatelles Op. 119
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG: Sechs kleine Klavierstücke (Six little pieces) Op.19
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN: Piano Sonata No.50 in C major, Hob XVI:50
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Diabelli Variations
Imogen Cooper has a widespread international career and has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia, Boston, Cleveland, Vienna Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, Leipzig Gewandhaus, Budapest Festival and NHK Symphony Orchestras. She has also undertaken tours with the Camerata Salzburg, Australian and Orpheus Chamber Orchestras. She has played at the BBC Proms and with all the major British orchestras, including particularly close relationships with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and Britten Sinfonia. Her recital appearances have included Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vienna, Prague, the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg and an extensive tour in Australia.
Imogen Cooper received a CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours in 2007 and was the recipient of an award from the Royal Philharmonic Society the following year. In 1997 she was awarded an Honorary Membership of the Royal Academy of Music and in 1999 she was made a Doctor of Music at Exeter University. Imogen Cooper was the Humanitas Visiting Professor in Classical Music and Music Education at the University of Oxford for 2012-13. The Imogen Cooper Music Trust was founded in 2015, to support young pianists at the cusp of their careers, and give them time in an environment of peace and beauty.