FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION APRIL/MAY 2013 CONCERTS 13.04.2013
JAVIER PERIANES, PIANO. On Tuesday April 30, 2013 Javier will play selections by Schumann, Beethoven, Debussy and Falla. On Friday May 3 he will play pieces by Mendelssohn & Beethoven.
JAVIER PERIANES was born in 1978 in Nerva, a small town near Huelva, Southern Spain. He graduated from his piano studies from Seville’s Conservatorio Superior de Música and received additional lessons and guidance from Richard Goode, Alicia de Larrocha and Daniel Barenboim. His international career was launched when he won
First Prize and Gold Medal at the Concurso Internacional de Piano Premio Jaén and First Prize at the Concurso de la Fundación Jacinto e Inocencio Guerrero. Last year Javier won the Premio Nacional de Música for 2012 awarded by Spain’s Ministry of Culture. He was honoured for “his versatility when choosing a wide repertoire and commitment to the dissemination of Spanish Music”. He was also “commended for being a role model for a younger generation of Spanish performers”.
Javier has participated at many renowned festivals throughout
Spain including Granada where he was
Artist-in-Residence last year. He has performed in many distinguished concert series throughout the world having made notable appearances in New York’s Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, London’s Wigmore Hall, the Shanghai Conservatory and the Konzerthaus in Berlin. Javier has worked with many distinguished conductors including Lorin Maazel, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta and Antoni Wit.
Javier has had a very busy 2013 so far. In January he performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1 with the Orquesta Nacional de España in Madrid. In Italy he presented his recital for the Societa dei Concerti Trieste focussing on Chopin, Debussy and Falla. Then to Russia to make his debut with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic under Yuri Temirkanov performing Schumann’s Piano Concerto.
Javier has also made some critically acclaimed recordings on Harmonia Mundi. He released on this label a disc devoted to the music for piano by Manuel de Falla including a live recording of Nights in the Gardens of Spain with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Josep Pons. Javier is now the Artist-in-Residence of the Maestranza Theatre and the Royal Symphony Orchestra of Seville. Please visit his website (www.javierperianes.com).
For more information about the concert program please see www.centroculturalsaolourenco.com or www.amigos-de-musica.org
Concerts at the Centro Cultural begin at 7.30pm sharp. Doors open at 6.30pm and wine and lemonade is served from 7.00pm. During the interval wine and canapés are served. Entry is €25 for guests and non-members. For concert bookingsplease send an e-mail to email@example.com or call Marie at 289395475.
The AMIGOS is an international group of around 110 members who support the musical activities at the Centro Cultural. The AMIGOS celebrated its twentieth anniversary in 2010.
JUNE 2013 CONCERTS. STEVEN VANHAUWAERT, PIANO
CENTRO CULTURAL SÃO LOURENÇO (CENTRO CULTURAL)
The Centro Cultural is located next to the historic Church of São Lourenço, near Almancil. It is presently open by prior arrangement only.