- April 30, 2014 3:41 pm
Date(s) - 25/07/2014
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
After suffering mental health illness, which prevented Rhodes from taking up a scholarship at Guildhall, a chance meeting with renowned agent Franco Panozzo, led to tutorage under teacher Edoardo Strabbioli in Italy.
James unique approach to classical music alongside his personal struggle has attracted much media interest. He’s appeared in documentaries for BBC Four, and presented his own TV series ‘James Rhodes Piano Man’ for Sky Arts. He’s also performed with Stephen Fry in ‘A Classical Affair’ at the Barbican, with sell-out festival appearances all over the word.
Rhodes’ concerts provide a unique experience for his audiences as he explores the personal interaction music can provide. He will be performing a programme including Chopin and Schubert, as well as gauging the audience and adding some spectacular surprises. Reviewers hail his intense, personal, gorgeous, and beautiful performances, mixing showmanship with remarkable skill. Don’t miss the chance to see this mercurial musician in action at the majestic Royal Hall.
Schubert Sonata in A D664
Chopin Ballade Mo. 3, Op 47
Chopin Scherzo No. 2
Chopin Fantasie in F Minor, Op. 49
Blumenfeld Etude Pour Le Main Gauche