Chopin and Friends

Steven Isserlis, Cello and Sam Haywood, Piano

Venue: The Concert Hall (Directions)

Sat 4 Mar, 19:30


Including works by Chopin, Hummel and Onslow

Acclaimed worldwide for his profound musicianship and technical mastery, British cellist, Steven Isserlis enjoys a distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician, educator, author and broadcaster. Always popular among the Classical Music Alive in Reading audiences, Steven's enthusiasm and passion for playing is mesmerising. The recipient of many awards, Steven Isserlis's honours include a CBE in recognition of his serives to music, and the Schumann Prize of the City of Zwickau. He is also one of only town living cellists featured in Gramophone' Hall of Fame.

Steven will be joined for this concert by pianist, Sam Haywood. Sam has performed to critical acclaim in many of the world's major concert halls. The Washington Post haied his "dazzling, evocative playing" and "lyrical sensitivity".

Pre-concert talk 6.30pm
The Town Hall (Free)

Ticket information

Tickets: £20.50, £17.50, £15.50

Groups 10+: ALL tickets are £12 each. No additional subscription rates apply. (subject to availability)
All children under 18: £6 for individual tickets
Schools: £6 each, including free programmes (subject to availability) (SMS members £5.75)
Classical Membership Scheme: £12 for individual tickets. (For patrons aged 18-25 or students of any age - please contact the Box Office to register for the scheme)

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Venue info

The Concert Hall

The Concert Hall, located within the Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading, RG1 1QH

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Contact: 0118 960 6060

Box Office opening times: 

Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm 
Sunday and Bank Holidays One hour before the show