Ben Goldscheider (horn) and Richard Uttley (piano)
, 19:00 – 20:30
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Internationally acclaimed horn player Ben Goldscheider and pianist Richard Uttley present a concert comprising very new works for horn, piano, and horn and electronics by British composers, together with Paul Hindemith's Horn Sonata.
The event is free to attend, but seats are limited, so please do sign up to attend, via the 'register now' button above.
Paul Hindemith, Horn Sonata (1939)
Alex Groves, Single Form (Dawn) (2022) (horn & electronics)
Hannah Kendall, Processional (2018)
Huw Watkins, Lament (2021)
Jörg Widmann, Air for Solo Horn (2005)
Richard Uttley, Aufschwung (2022)
About Ben Goldscheider
Nominated by the Barbican as an ECHO Rising Star for the 2021/22 season, Ben Goldscheider has given recitals at major concert halls across Europe including at the Concertgebouw, Musikverein, Pierre Boulez Saal, Elbphilharmonie, Koln Philharmonie and Wigmore Hall amongst others.
Ben has performed with the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo and made his BBC Proms concerto debut in 2022 performing the Ethel Smyth Concerto for Horn and Violin with Elena Urioste and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kazuki Yamada. Ben has also appeared as soloist with the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Aurora Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, English Chamber, Royal Philharmonic, London Mozart Players, Lucerne Symphony, Manchester Camerata, Prague Philharmonia and Sinfonie Orchester Berlin.
Upcoming highlights in the 2022/23 season include concerto debuts with the Tapiola Sinfonietta (Söderblom), Musikkollegium Winterthur (Heyward) and Ulster Orchestra (Suganandarajah) as well as premiering a new Horn Concerto by Timothy Jackson with the London Chamber Orchestra at Cadogan Hall.
Highlights over the last year have included the release of Legacy: A Tribute to Dennis Brain on Three Worlds Records with newly commissioned works by Huw Watkins and Roxanna Panufnik and a solo concerto recording with the Philharmonia Orchestra featuring the works of Arnold, Schoenberg and Gipps conducted by Lee Reynolds.
Ben is a member of the Pierre Boulez Ensemble and principal horn of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. He was a prize-winner at the 2019 YCAT International Auditions and a BBC Young Musician Concerto Finalist in 2016.
Born in London, in 2020 Ben completed his studies with honours at the Barenboim-Said Academy in Berlin with Radek Baborák.
About Richard Uttley
Noted for the integrity of his musicianship as soloist, chamber musician and recording artist in a wide range of repertoire, Richard has been recognised for his ‘musical intelligence and pristine facility’ (International Record Review), ‘amazing decisiveness’, and ‘tumultuous performance’ (Daily Telegraph). His playing has frequently been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and has featured on BBC Two, BBC Four, BBC World Service, Classic FM and Sky Arts. He won the British Contemporary Piano Competition in 2006 and the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) international auditions in 2011. Richard studied at the Junior School of the Royal Northern College of Music, with Ian Buckle, before going on to read Music at Clare College, Cambridge, and then to study with Martin Roscoe at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Richard has released several solo recordings to critical acclaim and appeared at venues and festivals including Auditorium du Louvre (Paris), Banff Centre (Alberta), Bath Festival, Bridgewater Hall, BOZAR (Brussels), Cadogan Hall, Elbphilharmonie (Hamburg), Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon), Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Klangspuren Festival (Innsbruck), Kings Place, Konzerthaus Berlin, Modulus Festival (Vancouver), Musikverein (Vienna), Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall, and has toured in China and Columbia.
Richard is a piano professor at the Royal College of Music, and also teaches at the RCM Junior Department, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and City, University of London. In 2021 he became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.