Skip to main content

Past Events > 2016


A Carnival of Pianos: Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 11

14 October 2016, 11:30 - 12:00


Concert


Thumbnail of New College Ante Chapel

New College Ante Chapel

Holywell St
Oxford OX1 3BN



Pianist Tim Horton performs Schumann's epic and virtuosic first piano sonata, written between 1832 and 1835 and thus spanning the period from Schumann's ill-fated early engagement to Ernestine von Fricken and his first encounter with the young Clara Wieck.

This is part of our A Carnival of Pianos programme. Click here for full details of this event.


Artist Portrait

Tim Horton

Tim Horton

Pianist

Tim Horton studied at Chetham’s School of Music with Charles Hopkins and Heather Slade-Lipkin. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1995. In the same year he replaced Alfred Brendel at short notice in two performances of Schoenberg’s Piano Concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle at Symphony Hall, Birmingham and the Royal Festival Hall, London. Since then he has played with the RLPO, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Trondheim Symphony Or... Read Full Biography

This event is part of a series:

The Schumann Project

The Schumann Project: 14-29 October 2016 The fifteenth Oxford Lieder Festival will be the Schumann Project, a unique survey of Schumann's complete songs. The Schumann Project will explore Schumann's life and times, his friends and contemporaries, his influences and his legacies, and his literary and artistic interests. This two-week feast of song will feature Oxford Lieder's trad...