Melvyn Tan performs Beethoven and Schumann

Church Window Mask

Friday 20 October 7.30pm

Known for his wit and poetic playing, acclaimed pianist Melvyn Tan will delight audiences with this enchanting recital.

  • Access

    St James’s aspires to be a place where all can belong, and where every person’s gifts and identities are welcome and celebrated. We are working to improve the experience at St James’s in the church building and the online community. We have step-free access from the courtyard to the church, and a toilet for disabled people. The courtyard and Redemption Roasters coffee shop are wheelchair accessible. If you have special access requirements (e.g. wheelchair users) please contact *limited number of tickets available per concert, best available seating to be offered on the night

  • Tickets

    Tickets are banded according to location in the church. Within each section, individual seats are unallocated so you are advised to arrive early for the best view.

  • Programme:

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata in E Major, Op. 109
    SCHUMANN, CLARA: 3 Romances, Op. 11
    BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 21 in A-flat, Op. 110
    SCHUMANN, ROBERT: Kreisleriana, Op. 16

    Exploration, insight and imagination are vital ingredients in Melvyn Tan’s blend of artistic attributes. He established his international reputation in the 1980s with pioneering performances on fortepiano and continues to cast fresh light on music conceived for the piano’s early and modern forms.

    As a concerto soloist Melvyn has performed with prestigious ensembles such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Academy of St Martin’s in the Fields, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Salzburg’s Camerata and Mozarteum Orchestras, Bruckner Orchestra Linz, Melbourne Symphony, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, and Australian Chamber Orchestra.

    Students and those under 30 years
    We’d love to welcome younger audiences to our classical programme at St James’s and have made £5 (+ booking fee) tickets available for each concert.* Please use the promo code Student/U-30 at the top of the ticket booking screen to order a £5 ticket. Please bring your ID with you on the night.