Please note: This concert is in the past and has already taken place.

Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)

Concert 1: Launch from Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight

Part of the 1901 Arts Club 2019-20 Season

Add to my Calendar 25-10-2019 18:30 25-10-2019 20:30 36 Warren Mailley-Smith (piano) The brilliant piano music of the great Frédéric Chopin has never been out of fashion since it first burst onto the international scene in the early 19th century.  This music wasn’t intended for the great concert halls of today, but for the intimate setting of Parisian and London Salons of the aristocracy.  This was the setting where Chopin felt most at ease and improvised many of his works for the first time.Audiences can now experience his music across 10 x 1 hour programmes (performed from memory) in the beautifully authentic salon-setting of London's 1901 Arts Club - with the accompaniment of a pre-performance champagne reception at this intimate and exclusive venue.  The series includes 10 separate programmes, one per month from October 2019 to July 2020. In 2016 Warren Mailley-Smith became the first British pianist to perform Chopin's complete works for solo piano from memory in a series of 11 recitals at St John's Smith Square. Hailed by the critics as an "epic achievement", Mailley-Smith will repeat the series at several venues in 2020.  He has given acclaimed solo recitals at The Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall and has performed for the British Royal Family on numerous occasions. One of the busiest concert pianists of his generation, he regularly gives over 60 solo performances a year. His career has taken him all over the world, with solo performances in Australia, Europe and most recently solo tours in China and the USA.  He is a popular soloist on the London concert scene and performs regularly in music societies, festivals, schools and concert halls throughout the UK and abroad and as guest artist on several of the world’s most famous cruise liners.He has 30 piano concertos in his repertoire, having made his concerto debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.  Warren's growing discography has made an impact on critics, broadcasters and the public alike. His recordings have been featured by Classic FM as CD of the Week and his recordings are featured regularly on Classic FM and the BBC.  He is currently recording the complete works of Chopin over a 3-year period for a 12-disc set for Sleeveless Records.He is also an active chamber musician and is the Artistic Director of the Piccadilly Chamber Music Series and The Piccadilly Sinfonia.Warren studied with some of the world's leading pedagogues, including Peter Feuchtwanger, Ronald Smith and John Barstow at The Royal College Of Music.  He is now in increasing demand himself as teacher in both masterclasses and private lessons. He teaches at Royal College of Music and Trinity Junior Departments and tutors on a number of residential courses, including Pro Corda, Piano Week and Pianissimi, in addition to giving masterclasses and adjudications throughout the UK and further afield.  Warren has a keen interest in outreach work, collaborating with Live Music Now, Lost Chord and Music Hubs around the UK. 1901 Arts Club, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

1901 Arts Club
7 Exton Street
Waterloo

London
SE1 8UE
England


Programme

Frédéric ChopinGrande valse brillante, Op.18
Frédéric ChopinIntroduction & Variations on a German Air 'Der Schweizerbub' in E major (1826)
Frédéric ChopinWaltz in C sharp minor, Op.64 no.2
Frédéric ChopinPolonaise in F sharp minor, Op.44
Frédéric ChopinNocturne no.8 in D flat major, Op.27 no.2
Frédéric ChopinNocturne no.4 in F major, Op.15 no.1
Frédéric ChopinMazurka in B flat major, Op.7 no.1
Frédéric ChopinScherzo no.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39
Frédéric ChopinAndante spianato et Grande polonaise brillante, Op.22

Performers

Warren Mailley-Smith – piano

Other concerts in this Series (+)

Programme Note

The brilliant piano music of the great Frédéric Chopin has never been out of fashion since it first burst onto the international scene in the early 19th century.  This music wasn’t intended for the great concert halls of today, but for the intimate setting of Parisian and London Salons of the aristocracy.  This was the setting where Chopin felt most at ease and improvised many of his works for the first time.

Audiences can now experience his music across 10 x 1 hour programmes (performed from memory) in the beautifully authentic salon-setting of London's 1901 Arts Club - with the accompaniment of a pre-performance champagne reception at this intimate and exclusive venue.  The series includes 10 separate programmes, one per month from October 2019 to July 2020.

In 2016 Warren Mailley-Smith became the first British pianist to perform Chopin's complete works for solo piano from memory in a series of 11 recitals at St John's Smith Square. Hailed by the critics as an "epic achievement", Mailley-Smith will repeat the series at several venues in 2020.  

He has given acclaimed solo recitals at The Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall and has performed for the British Royal Family on numerous occasions. One of the busiest concert pianists of his generation, he regularly gives over 60 solo performances a year.


His career has taken him all over the world, with solo performances in Australia, Europe and most recently solo tours in China and the USA.  He is a popular soloist on the London concert scene and performs regularly in music societies, festivals, schools and concert halls throughout the UK and abroad and as guest artist on several of the world’s most famous cruise liners.

He has 30 piano concertos in his repertoire, having made his concerto debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.  

Warren's growing discography has made an impact on critics, broadcasters and the public alike. His recordings have been featured by Classic FM as CD of the Week and his recordings are featured regularly on Classic FM and the BBC.  He is currently recording the complete works of Chopin over a 3-year period for a 12-disc set for Sleeveless Records.

He is also an active chamber musician and is the Artistic Director of the Piccadilly Chamber Music Series and The Piccadilly Sinfonia.

Warren studied with some of the world's leading pedagogues, including Peter Feuchtwanger, Ronald Smith and John Barstow at The Royal College Of Music.  He is now in increasing demand himself as teacher in both masterclasses and private lessons. He teaches at Royal College of Music and Trinity Junior Departments and tutors on a number of residential courses, including Pro Corda, Piano Week and Pianissimi, in addition to giving masterclasses and adjudications throughout the UK and further afield.  

Warren has a keen interest in outreach work, collaborating with Live Music Now, Lost Chord and Music Hubs around the UK.

Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)

Get a route map

Your Map

If you have any questions, please contact us using the form below, or send an e-mail to info@classicalevents.co.uk.

All form fields are required.

Please check your details and try again.

Thank you for contacting us. We will contact you regarding your enquiry as soon as possible.