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Behzod Abduraimov at Barbican Centre

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Behzod Abduraimov plays Liszt's massive B minor Sonata and music by Prokofiev - an imposing showcase for one of our most talked-about young pianists. Behzod Abduraimov is one of those pianists who leaves critics grasping for superlatives: 'Abduraimov is phenomenal' declared the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. It'll be thrilling to hear him measure himself against Liszt's mountainous B minor sonata, as well as Prokofiev's Piano Sonata No 6. It'll be considerably more than that, though. 'This young musician is evidently a seeker of substance and meaning beyond the surface of the works he is interpreting' noted Bachtrack. There's a compelling personality behind Abduraimov's lightning fingers and effortless presence - and if any two works can give us some indication of where he's heading as an artist, it's these. Classical music Barbican Presents 2017-18 Programme Wagner/Liszt Isolde's Liebestod Liszt Sonata in B minor Schubert Moment Musical No 2, D780, Op 94 Schubert arr Liszt Valse caprice No 6 Prokofiev Sonata for Piano No 6, Op 82

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Barbican Centre

Silk Street
+44 (0)20 7638 8891
Public transport:
Tube: Moorgate and Barbican Train: Liverpool Street

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