MARGARET FINGERHUT: FAR FROM THE HOME I LOVE
TUESDAY 9th APRIL 2019
PALMER BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF READING
Internationally acclaimed concert pianist Margaret Fingerhut is coming to Reading to perform a special concert to raise money for Reading City Of Sanctuary.
The unique evening of classical music will focus on Refugees and will tell the story of some of the many famous composers who were Refugees, including Chopin, Handel, Grieg, Haydn and Rachmaninov.
Margaret Fingerhut will explain how these celebrated composers were each forced to leave their homes because of unrest, persecution and war in their time, as well as performing a selection of their works for the audience.
The centre-piece of the concert will be a performance of Far From The Home I Love, a specially commissioned piece by Kurdish Syrian composer Moutaz Aryan, who wrote the stirring Refugee Olympic Team Anthem for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Margaret Fingerhut is a world renowned pianist who has performed alongside such prestigious Orchestras as the London Symphony; London Philharmonic; Royal Philharmonic; BBC Philharmonic and many more. Fingerhut has also performed in such famed UK venues as the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall and the Barbican.
This is guaranteed to be a stirring and emotive evening of music and words, and we hope that you are able to join us in support of Reading City Of Sanctuary.
‘Margaret Fingerhut is the deftest and most sympathetic of soloists’ – Gramophone
Tickets: £12.00 Adv.
Ages: No Age Restrictions
Ticket Link: https://bit.ly/2SxzxJg