PLAYS CHOPIN AND DEBUSSY
Roger Woodward plays Chopin and Debussy
Internationally celebrated pianist Roger Woodward returns to Australia in 2018 to perform Chopin Etudes and Nocturnes and the ethereal preludes of Debussy.
Following his performance Roger will be joining the audience to enjoy the complementary wine and hors d'oeuvres. He will also be signing his latest book.
Gulgong Prince of Wales Opera House
101 Mayne Street, Gulgong
Acclaimed by Yehudi Menuhin, Sviatoslav Richter, Olivier Messiaen and the foremost composers of our times who –wrote works especially for him, Roger Woodward 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.
One of the original list of One Hundred National Treasures, Roger Woodward is a Companion of the Order of Australia, Commander of the Polish Order of Merit, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in France, and recipient of the Goethe Prize in Germany and the Gloria Artis (Gold Class) in Poland.