Presented by Araluen Arts Centre
“Four and a half stars... Forceful renditions of Debussy, Bach and Beethoven reveal inspired insights.”
Internationally celebrated pianist Roger Woodward returns to Australia in 2018 to perform Chopin Etudes and Nocturnes and the ethereal preludes of Debussy.
Acclaimed by Yehudi Menuhin, Sviatoslav Richter, Olivier Messiaen and the foremost composers of our times, who wrote works especially for him, Roger Woodward has collaborated with renowned conductors Claudio Abbado, Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, Pierre Boulez, Lorin Maazel, Charles Dutoit, and with orchestras including the Leipzig Gewandhaus, New York, Los Angeles, Israel and China Philharmonics and five major London orchestras. He is a regular guest at festivals such as the Festival d’Automne a Paris, BBC Proms, Venice Biennale, and Wien Modern. Recently he has performed in Germany and the US, during which his most recent recordings for Celestial Harmonies and ABC Classics won major critical plaudits.