Jayson Gillham (piano)

Saturday 15 March 2014 at 7.45pm

A celebration of the piano

Hailed by John Amis as a “tremendous talent”, and warmly praised by Martha Argerich and Sir Mark Elder, pianist Jayson Gillham seems assured of a brilliant future. He has won numerous prizes, including the Royal Over-Seas League Gold Medal and the Australian National Piano Award. He has also achieved outstanding results at major international piano competitions such as Cliburn 2013, Leeds 2012, and Chopin 2010. Indeed, he is the only Australian ever to reach the semi-finals of the Chopin International Piano Competition.

Now living in London, Jayson returns to Melbourne in 2014 to perform a program focusing on Beethoven, Chopin and Scriabin. Not only will his concert be a celebration of the piano, it will demonstrate the combination of musicianship, sensitivity and technical prowess that make him such a commanding and unforgettable pianist.

Program

  • Beethoven, Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101
  • Scriabin, Two Poemes, Op. 32
  • Scriabin, Sonata No. 4 in F sharp major, Op. 30
  • Chopin, Nocturne in E flat major, Op. 55 No. 2
  • Chopin, Twelve Etudes, Op. 10