Concerts

Friday 27 October, 1.10pm Kenneth Hamilton Lecture-recital, Barber Concert Hall, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Friday 27 October, 1.10-2pm

From Stein to Steinway –
300 years of the piano

 

Kenneth Hamilton piano

 

Professor Kenneth Hamilton kicks off the 2017 Festival with an insightful and enthralling guide to the development of the piano. A leading academic, performer, and regular on BBC Radio 3 and 4, Kenneth has shared his passion for authentic performance practice across the globe.

 

In this lunchtime session he presents the piano collection at the University of Birmingham in a relaxed lecture-recital. Hear him play and discuss the Steinway Concert Grand piano, an 1851 piano made by Erard, the fortepiano, harpsichord, and clavichord, in his own inimitable style.

 

 

Barber Concert Hall

Free - booking not required

Doors open at 12.45pm


Barber Concert Hall, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts,
University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT (map)

 

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Tickets

 

Admission

FREE

 

This is a free unticketed lunchtime performance. Please arrive in good time to ensure a seat. Doors open at 12.45pm for the 1.10pm performance.