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Benjamin Grosvenor

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The Lark Ascending : Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending - III. Allegretto molto tranquillo Hyeyoon Park, Benjamin Grosvenor 03:50
Warlock: Bethlehem Down (Arr. Gray) Benjamin Grosvenor 04:41
Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue Benjamin Grosvenor, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, James Judd 14:39
Piano Sonata in B Minor, S. 178 : Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor, S. 178 - Lento assai - Allegro energico - Grandioso - Recitativo Benjamin Grosvenor 12:30
Partita No. 4 in D Major, BWV 828 : J.S. Bach: Partita No. 4 in D Major, BWV 828 - 4. Aria Benjamin Grosvenor 01:02
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21 : III. Allegro vivace Benjamin Grosvenor, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Elim Chan 08:34
Années de pèlerinage II, S. 161 : Liszt: Années de pèlerinage II, S. 161 - 6. Sonetto 123 del Petrarca Benjamin Grosvenor 07:28
Liszt: Ave Maria, S. 558 (after Schubert, D. 839) Benjamin Grosvenor 05:28
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21 : II. Larghetto Benjamin Grosvenor, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Elim Chan 09:11
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11 : II. Romance. Larghetto Benjamin Grosvenor, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Elim Chan 09:46

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Born in Southend-on-Sea in Essex, England on July 8, 1992, Benjamin Grosvenor is a critically-acclaimed classical pianist. He began studying piano at the age of 5, and later took lessons from Hilary Coates and Christopher Elton. In 2004, at the age of 11, the BBC selected him as one of the most talented young musicians of his generation. He performed in many prestigious venues - including the Royal Albert Hall and Carnegie Hall -  and released his first album, This and That (2009). He earned critical acclaim and a higher commercial profile at the BBC Proms in 2011 and recorded the critically acclaimed Chopin - Liszt - Ravel release. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music and graduated in 2012, receiving the Queen’s Award for Excellence. In 2013, he released the album Rhapsody in Blue, which featured the music of Ravel, Saint-Saëns, and Gershwin. Benjamin Grosvenor’s next album Dances (2014) featured compositions by Bach, Chopin, Granados and Morton Gould. Homages (2016) found him performing works by Bach, Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, and Franck. Four years later, he released Chopin Piano Concertos. In February 2021, he released the album Liszt.