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James Kirby at St Alfege
June 29, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmFree
Free lunchtime concert at St Alfege Church Greenwich
As a soloist and chamber musician James Kirby performs regularly throughout the UK and Europe. His recital work includes appearances at major concert series in France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Holland, the Czech Republic, Bermuda, Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Malaysia and in the UK at Wigmore Hall and the Edinburgh and Aldeburgh festivals.
Having studied at the Moscow Conservatoire, he frequently returns to perform in the former Soviet Union, where he is an Honorary Professor at the Rachmaninov Institute.
Tchaikovsky – Six pieces from The Seasons
Liszt – Four pieces from Années de Pélerinage
Beethoven – Sonata in E Op 109
James Kirby – piano
Admission free – donations welcome
Further information on the St Alfege Church website
St Alfege Church stands at the heart of historic Greenwich within the National Maritime World Heritage Site. It is dedicated to the memory of Alfege, the Archbishop of Canterbury who was martyred on this site in 1012. It was the first London church designed by Sir Nicholas Hawksmoor. Many key historical figures in Greenwich’s royal, maritime and scientific history have close links with the church, including Thomas Tallis, who was buried here.
St Alfege regularly hosts recitals and concerts with free lunchtime concerts every Thursday and most Saturdays at 1.05pm.