John Lill

Barber Concert Hall
Arts and Law
Wednesday 12th November 2014 (19:30)
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Photograph of Sir Thomas Allen

  • Barber Evening Concert

John Lill piano
In association with Birmingham International Piano Festival 2015

Sonata in F, K332
Fantasy in C, Op. 17
Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
Sonata in F minor, Op. 57, ‘Appassionata’

Described as the leading pianist of his generation, John Lill joins us for a technically challenging programme of key works for solo piano from the turning point between the Classical and Romantic periods. Lill has enjoyed an enviable career, from his beginnings as an eighteen year old performing Rachmaninoff’s third piano concerto under Sir Adrian Boult whilst at the Royal College of Music, to most recently performing the complete cycle of Beethoven piano sonatas at the Cadogan and Bridgewater halls in celebration of this, his seventieth birthday year.

Venue: Barber Concert Hall

Admission: £18, £15 concessions, £12 Barber Friends, £5 students (Tickets are available from the Barber Institute reception on +44 (0)121 414 7333 or online at