The Pharos Arts Foundation presents a piano recital with the brilliant Clare Hammond – one of the most acclaimed pianists of her generation and recent winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist Award.
What: Clare Hammond – Piano Recital
When: Sunday, 10 December
Where: Famagusta Gate and D’Avilla Moat, Nicosia.
For her recital in Cyprus, on December 14 at The Shoe Factory, Clare will perform a unique programme of works by Beethoven, Debussy, Faure, Boulanger, Dutilleux and Jacquet de la Guerre.
Acclaimed as a pianist of “amazing power and panache” (The Telegraph), Clare Hammond is recognised for the virtuosity and authority of her performances and has developed a reputation “for brilliantly imaginative concert programmes” (BBC Music Magazine, ‘Rising Star’). She recently won the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artist Award, in recognition of outstanding achievements in 2015. Over the past year Clare has performed at the Barbican Hall, where The Guardian described her as a “dazzling athlete”, gave five broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, and has recorded discs for Sony, BIS and Signum. In 2014, she gave debut performances at seven festivals across Europe, including the Chopin and his Europe Festival in Warsaw.
Highlights in 2016 included a performance at the Royal Festival Hall with the Philharmonia, and a concerto tour of Poland, with a newly discovered work by Josef Myslivecek, a mentor of Mozart. Over the autumn, she curated three concerts for the BBC at the Belfast International Arts Festival, which were broadcast as part of the BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts series. In future seasons, Clare will make world premiere recordings of two keyboard concertos by Myslivecek with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra for BIS.
The event will begin at 8.30pm and tickets cost €15 or €10 for concessions and members of the Pharos Arts Foundation.
For more information call 22663871. The Shoe Factory, 304 Ermou Street, Nicosia.