WCLC: Xenia Pestova Bennett (piano)
|Dates:||5 October 2023|
|Times:||13:10 - 13:55|
|What is it:||Music concert|
|Organiser:||Martin Harris Centre|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Current University students, General public|
Annea Lockwood Ear-Walking Woman (1996)
Xenia Pestova Bennett All Aglow (2023)
Pianist and composer Xenia Pestova Bennett explores the full spectrum of sound that can be drawn out of a piano in Annea Lockwood’s “Ear-Walking Woman”. This sonic journey will be complemented with excerpts from “All Aglow”, Xenia’s new work exploring bioluminescence in the sea.
“A brilliantly free-thinking and fearless pianist” - Verity Sharp, BBC Radio 3
“Superb pianism at work... extraordinary” - Bernard Clarke, RTE Lyric FM
"Credit is due to Pestova Bennett whose playing is exemplary throughout, allowing every note space to be heard yet never sounding rigid... a triumph" - John Eyles, All About Jazz
Image Credit: © Cath Du Puy
The Thursday lunchtime concerts are part of the Walter Carroll Lunchtime Concert Series, which is supported by the Ida Carroll Trust. They provide a wide-ranging programme to suit all tastes and are an ideal opportunity to enjoy great music performed by outstanding musicians.
There’s no need to book – the concerts are free, and you can just turn up on the day!
Travel and Contact Information
The Cosmo Rodewald Hall
Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama