Tuesday 19 May 2020 – Beethoven: a 250th birthday celebration

Guy Johnston and William Vann at St George’s Church, 28 Aubrey Walk, Kensington W8 7JG

Guy Johnston cello
William Vann piano

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Preceded by “Five minutes of fame”: Wandsworth Junior Young Musician of the Year 2020 (TBA)

Beethoven 12 Variations on a theme from Handel’s Judas Maccabeus, WoO 45
Britten Cello Sonata, Op. 65
Bach Gamba Sonata No. 2 in D, BWV 1028
Beethoven Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op. 69

Guy Johnston last performed for KCMS to a sold- out Leighton House in 2016, and we are delighted to welcome him back for a recital that continues our celebrations of the 250th year of Beethoven’s birth.The winner of the BBCYoung Musician of the Year award in 2000, Guy has subsequently enjoyed a successful international career as a soloist and chamber musician. He is joined at the piano by KCMS Chairman William Vann for a programme that brings together three centuries of music for the cello and keyboard and concludes our 2019-20 season in style.

‘Guy Johnston gave a lucid performance that was coloured equally with passion and intensity.’ The Strad