Simon Callaghan (piano)

Hosted by the LSE Arts Lunchtime Concert Series

Shaw Library, 6th floor, Old Building

Steinway artist Simon Callaghan (@simondcallaghan) performs internationally as a soloist and chamber musician, in parallel with his highly successful career as a recording artist. In response to his regular performances in the UK’s major concert halls, his international tours to Asia, North America and Europe, and his extensive, acclaimed discography, Callaghan has developed a wide following.

Simon Callaghan’s distinguished and eclectic discography includes recordings for Hyperion, Nimbus and Lyrita. He has a strong profile on BBC Radio3 and on a variety of streaming platforms, his most recent single on Apple Music with Coco Tomita surpassing 1 million streams in the first month of its release. He is a strong social media enthusiast, using it as a form of promotion for classical music in general but seeing it as a particular tool in his advocacy of the rare and unexplored.

Performance to include:

Sonata in C minor Op.13 ‘Pathétique’- Beethoven
La plus que lente (1910) - Debussy
Country Gardens - Grainger
Prélude: Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l’air du soir - Debussy
Molly on the Shore (1907) - Grainger
Prélude: La fille aux cheveux de lin - Debussy
The Firebird Suite arr. Agosti (1910 arr. 1928) - Stravinsky

The next lunchtime concert is on Thursday 1 February and will be performed by Sam Armstrong.

Join the LSE Choir and Orchestra on Tuesday 26 March for the LSE Spring Concert in the beautiful surroundings of St Clement Danes Church.

More about this event

Just economics and politics? Think again. While LSE does not teach arts or music, there is a vibrant cultural side to the School - from weekly free music concerts in the Shaw Library, and an LSE orchestra and choir with their own professional conductors, various film, art and photographic student societies and regular public exhibitions. For more information please visit LSE Arts and Music.

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