"… Rare eloquence… a tribute to Swansbourne's musical insights"

—The Chicago Tribune

 

See Clive live

Through the year Clive gives various solo piano performances, which usually include a series in his home city of Houston, TX.

Occasionally he also performs in other American cities and in Europe.

Keep an eye on this page, and you will find regular updates as his program is confirmed.

 

Clive Swansbourne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concerts and other future activities

See Clive in performance at the events below.

The 32 Beethoven Piano Sonatas (Sept 2016-Mar 2017)

Where:
Kawai Gallery - Shigeru Recital Hall, Houston, Tx

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What: 

A journey through the thirty-two Beethoven piano sonatas, taking full advantage of the state-of-the-art acoustics at the new Shigeru Recital Hall in the Kawai Gallery, 5800 Richmond Avenue.

Read more on my thoughts about these works in my blog.

When: 

Eight Recital programs/ Two performances of each program

Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 5.00 p.m.

 Program dates:

2016

Program 1  (includes Appassionata Sonata)    September 22 and 25
Program 2  (includes Hammerklavier Sonata)  October 13 and 16
Program 3  (includes Waldstein Sonata)  November 3 and 6
Program 4  (includes Les Adieux Sonata)  November 17 and 20

2017

Program 5  (includes Pathétique Sonata)  January 5 and 8
Program 6  (includes Funeral March Sonata) January 26 and 29
Program 7  (includes Tempest Sonata)  February 16 and 19
Program 8  (includes Moonlight Sonata)  March 9 and 12

(For full program details, see below.)

Complimentary wine and cheese 

Admission:
(to each event) 

General admission: $20
Students: $5
Season ticket: $120

Tickets available at the door. 

 Inquiries:

Text 832 244 8942

 


FULL PROGRAM 

Program 1 Sept 22 and 25, 2016   

Sonata in F minor, op 2 no 1
Sonata in E flat, op 27 no 1 (quasi una fantasia)
Sonata in E minor, op 90
Sonata in F minor, op 57  (Appassionata)

Program 2 Oct 13 and 16   

Sonata in C, op 2 no 3
Sonata in E flat, op 31 no 3
Sonata in B flat, op 106 (Hammerklavier)

Program 3 Nov 3 and 6   

Sonata in B flat, op 22
Sonata in D, op 28 (Pastorale)
Sonata in G, op 49 no 2
Sonata in C, op 53 (Waldstein)

Program 4 Nov 17 and 20

Sonata in F, op 10 no 2
Sonata in G, op 31 no 1
Sonata in F, op 54
Sonata in G minor, op 49 no 1
Sonata in E flat, op 81a (Les Adieux)

Program 5 Jan 5 and 8   

Sonata in D, op 10 no 3
Sonata in A, op 101 
Sonata in G, op 14 no 2
Sonata in C minor, op 13 (Pathétique)

Program 6 Jan 26 and 29, 2017 

Sonata in C minor, op. 10 no 1
Sonata in E flat, op 7
Sonata in A flat, op 26 (Funeral March)
Sonata in E, op 109

Program 7 Feb 16 and 19, 2017 

Sonata in E, op 14 no 1
Sonata in D minor, op. 31 no 2 (Tempest)
Sonata in F sharp, op 78
Sonata in A flat, op 110

Program 8 Mar 9 and 12, 2017

Sonata in A, op 2 no 2
Sonata in C sharp minor, op 27 no 2 (Moonlight)
Sonata in G, op 79
Sonata in C minor, op 111

 

Venue web address:
www.kawaipianoshouston.com