“An outstanding artist, one of the finest pianists now playing. Go, listen, and wonder how many better pianists there are alive in this country, or anywhere.” Daily Telegraph
Recognized worldwide as a pianist of virtuosity and poetic poise, Imogen Cooper has established a reputation as one of the finest interpreters of the classical repertoire. During the 2013/14 season she will perform concertos with the London Symphony Orchestra and Mark Elder and with the Cleveland Orchestra and Jane Glover.
She will play solo recitals in the USA, UK and the Netherlands, which will include completing a cycle of Schubert’s solo works at the Wigmore Hall. Imogen Cooper is celebrating the Britten centenary year by performing two of his song cycles with Christianne Stotijn.
One of these was featured in a BBC Prom and in Imogen’s second appearance at the Proms this year, she performed a Schubert recital in the Royal Albert Hall; a solo sonata and the Grand Duo with Paul Lewis.
Last season, Imogen Cooper’s concerto performances included the Philadelphia Orchestra (play/direct), Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester with Mark Elder and a UK tour with the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Ivan Fischer.
She also performed the Ravel G major concerto at the BBC Proms and Lincoln Center New York, with the Orchestra of the Royal Academy of Music and the Juilliard School, conducted by John Adams.
Imogen Cooper has a widespread international career and has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, Leipzig Gewandhaus, London Symphony and NHK Symphony Orchestras. She has also undertaken tours with the Camerata Salzburg, Australian and Orpheus Chamber Orchestras.
Imogen Cooper has played with all the major British orchestras and has particularly close relationships with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and Britten Sinfonia, play/directing.
Her recital appearances have included New York, Tokyo, Paris, Vienna, Prague, London and the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg.
Imogen is at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Saturday (May 24) at 8pm.
Tickets are £24, £19, £14
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