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Benjamin Grosvenor

Gifted British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, a Radio 3 New Generation Artist plays Chopin for piano.

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has been a Radio 3 New Generation Artist since 2010. He hit the headlines as an 11 year old in 2004, winning the keyboard final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. In this programme he joins Clemency Burton-Hill to present an all-Chopin collection of some of his recording work with the New Generation Artists Scheme. Founded in 1999, the Radio 3 NGA scheme exists as part of the BBC's commitment to nurturing young talent and has already acquired the reputation of being a world leader for young artists.

Benjamin performs two Chopin Mazurkas and the second piano concerto in F minor with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Leo Hussain

Chopin: Mazurka in A minor, Op 17 No 4; Mazurka in D, Op 33 No 2
Chopin: Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor, Op 21
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Leo Hussain (conductor)

Presented by Clemency Burton-Hill.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Benjamin Grosvenor

    Mazurka in D, op. 33 no. 2

    Composer: Fryderyk CHOPIN

  • Benjamin Grosvenor

    Concerto no. 2 in F minor Op.21 for piano and orchestra

    Composer: Fryderyk CHOPIN Conductor: Leo HUSSAIN Performer: BBC Scottish S O

  • Benjamin Grosvenor

    Mazurka in A minor, op. 17 no. 4

    Composer: Fryderyk CHOPIN

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Find out more about the New Generation Artists scheme

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