Saturday 14th June 2008, Classical Cabaret & Fine Dining at Dublin's Stephens Green Hibernian Club - featuring Jonathan Plowright , No. 9 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2, 6.30 p.m. - 5.15 p.m.
Nóta presented a unique piano concert and dinner event at Dublin's fine Stephen's Green Hibernian Club on the evening of Saturday 14th June, featuring international virtuoso Jonathan Plowright, “One of the finest living pianists” (Gramophone Magazine).
This featured a cocktail reception, a programme of popular piano classics by Chopin, Mozart, Gershwin etc. (with virtuoso pyrotechnics and plenty of surprises..!), played on a Steinway Model D Grand Piano (the king of instruments!) and followed by a sumptuous four-course dinner, in beautiful surroundings and in the best of company… What better way to spend a summer evening?
6.30 p.m. Cocktail reception – in upstairs Reading Room
7.00 p.m. Plowright concert - in Dining Room, followed immediately by Dinner
Excerpts from the programme, which was recorded live, can be heard on YouTube:
About Jonathan Plowright: Jonathan has given sell-out recitals in major concert halls all over the world, including the Weill/Carnegie Hall in New York, and has appeared with many of the world’s leading orchestras. He has played in such unique locations as game reserves in South Africa, the Schloss Mirabel in Salzburg and St James’s Palace on London’s Pall Mall. He has also enjoyed performing on the world’s most luxurious cruise liners, and his “awesome technique” (The Observer), together with his natural easy charm and wit, have captivated audiences everywhere.
Jonathan’s last six recordings have been for the prestigious Hyperion label and all have received rave reviews in the press. His last CD, released in January 2008, was hailed as “simply stunning” by International Record Review. Accolades include Commonwealth Musician of the Year, Fulbright Scholar, winner of the European Piano Competition and recognition in ‘International Who’s Who’.
For more information please visit www.jonathanplowright.com .