Alistair McGowan: Introductions to Classical Piano
Monday 23 July 2018
After the success of his recent classical piano album, Alistair McGowan premieres a brand new show which brings together all his talents. He will play tracks from the album and some other short classics piano pieces: from Gershwin to Grieg, Mompou to Mendelssohn, Satie to Schubert. In between the pieces, he will talk a little
about history of each piece, the composer and his own connection to the music.
Expect a lot of beautiful music (with the odd mistake!), some interesting stories and a sprinkling of his trademark impressions in this work-in-progress show.
"Learning to play the piano has been an incredible challenge – often frustrating – but, ultimately, hugely enjoyable and emotional. It’s so satisfying when you realise that you are improving daily. I hope this encourages everyone who harbours a secret ambition take up music – it really is never too late!" - Alistair McGowan
St. George's Guildhall
(In front of the former Arts Centre complex in King Street)
Norfolk PE30 1HA
St George's Guildhall is the largest surviving medieval guildhall in England - boasting many original and rare medieval features. The first theatre production was in 1442 and was officially reopened after an ambitious restoration in 1951, marking the start of the first King’s Lynn Festival.
The nearest parking for the Guildhall is on the Tuesday Market Place or behind the Corn Exchange on Common Staithe Quay. Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. A £1 flat fee applies between the hours of 6pm – 8am. If parking before 6pm, please ensure you pay the correct fee.
There are stairs to the auditorium with access for those with restricted mobility via a stair climber. For further accessibility information please contact the box office on 01553 764864
All of our Guildhall festival events have reserved seats. The following seating plan is to be used as a guide only – for further details please contact the box office.
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