Maki Sekiya piano recital : SJE Arts International Piano Series 2015
5 February 2015, Oxford
Japanese born and Russian trained pianist, Maki Sekiya, brings a world premier of a work by Somei Satoh, one of Japan's most innovative composers, to Oxford.
Modest MUSSORGSKY (1839-1881)
Dawan on Moscow River
Sergei PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Piano Sonata no. 3, Op. 28
Romeo and Juliet, 10 pieces for piano Op. 75 (excerpts)
Suggestion Diabolique Op. 4 no. 4
Piano Sonata no.7, 'Stalingrad'
Richard WAGNER (1813-1883)/Zoltan KOCSIS (1952-)
prelude to Tristan und Isolde
Richard WAGNER (1813-1883)/Franz LISZT (1811-1886)
Somei SATOH (1947-)
Yume no Kagami (Mirrors in the Dream) World Premier piece
<...A vivid and utterly compelling performance.> Bryce Morrison on Sekiya's performance of Liszt Apres une Lecture du Dante at Oxford Literary Festival 2014.
<...her playing leaves a breathtaking impression with an extraordinary, irrepressive energy which knows no end...> V.G.Rozhnovsky, critic and member of the Composer's Union, Moscow.
SJE Arts is Oxford's newest concert venue with a 7-year old Steinway D concert grand piano and superb acoustic. The venue has underfloor central heating, performer staging and comfortable chairs.
St. john the Evangelist Church is a short walk from Magdalen Bridge. It is served by bus no.3 from the cerntre of Oxford (James Street stop) and bus no.5 from the Railway Station. Frequent bus services from London stop at St Clements, a ten minutes walk from the church.
Tickets: £15, £10 (students £5 reduction)