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Bach In Focus – Piano Recital
October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm£10
Hastings Early Music Festival presents Bach ‘In Focus’. Pianist Jan Rautio explores Italian connections in a coffee concert of JS Bach’s music, mirroring the theme of the ‘Concert by Candlelight’.
Jan Rautio was born in Russia and studied at the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. He works as a soloist, chamber musician, composer and conductor. His work has taken him to many performance venues across the UK, Europe, Russia and the USA. Notable performances include Edinburgh Festival, Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Bridgewater Hall, Palazzo Borghese in Rome, the Yusupov Palace in St Petersburg, Hambacher Musikfest in Germany, and the Charleston International Piano Series.
J.S. Bach, after Alessandro Marcello: concerto in d-minor, BWV 974
J.S. Bach “Italian Concerto” in F-major, BWV 971
J.S. Bach, after Antonio Vivaldi: concerto in a-minor, BWV 593 (transcription for piano by Jan Rautio)
Press: “Rautio’s playing had a flowing quality that was almost Debussyan”
“Jan Rautio leads performances notable for their buoyancy and vivacity.”
General admission: £10
under 16/students/jobseekers: free
Tickets available online and on the door.
Hastings Festival Office: 01424 433132