Brad Mehldau: Variations on a melancholy theme (UK premiere)
Johannes Brahms: 28 Variations on a theme by Paganini for piano, Op.35
Joseph Haydn: Variations in F minor, Hob.XVII/6 (Un Piccolo divertimento)
Robert Schumann: Carnaval, Op.9
Kirill Gerstein, acclaimed as 'brilliant, perceptive and stunningly fresh' (The New York Times), comes to Southbank Centre with a vivid programme showcasing the contrasting styles in which he excels - ranging from the classical era to a contemporary-jazz premiere.
Gerstein 'arrived' when he won the 2010 Gilmore Award, the recipients of which are chosen unawares.
His recital features the UK premiere of a new work written specially for him by jazz musician Brad Mehldau.Performers
Kirill Gerstein piano