GML Festival: Mark Bebbington - Celebration of Classics

GML Festival: Mark Bebbington - Celebration of Classics

Global Musicians' League Summer Festival

Date and time
21 Aug 2023 (7:30pm - 9:30pm)

The Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


£18 Standard
£12 Over 60s
£8 18 and under
Free RBC Staff & Student

Festival Ticket
£30 for over 60s
£20 for under 18s
Free for RBC Staff & Students

Booking Information

Wheelchair users are entitled to concessionary priced tickets with a complimentary companion seat.

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Mark Bebbington

Mark Bebbington piano
Irene Loh piano

Franck Prelude: Chorale and Fugue
Poulenc Improvisation No.XV ‘Hommage a Edith Piaf’
Debussy Preludes - La Cathedrale engloutie, General Lavine - eccentric, Feux d’artifice
Ireland Sarnia (an island sequence) 1. Le Catioroc, 2. In a May Morning, 3. Song of the Springtides
Delius Transcribed On Hearing the First Cuckoo with Irene Loh (piano duet)
Liszt/Wagner Liebestod from ‘Tristan and Isolde’
Liszt/Verdi Concert Paraphrase on ‘Rigoletto

Celebrating the Global Musicians' League summer festival, internationally acclaimed pianist Mark Bebbington will present a vibrant programme featuring works by Cesar Franck, Francis Poulenc, Claude Debussy, John Ireland, Frederick Delius, Liszt, Wagner, and Verdi. Recognised as a champion of British music, Mark's extensive recordings for the Somm label have earned critical acclaim, with nine of his CDs receiving 5 stars by BBC Music Magazine. His global footprint as a recitalist spans Europe, USA, the Far East, and North Africa, including an applauded 2017 debut at Carnegie Hall. In the UK, Mark has shared the stage with renowned orchestras such as the London PO, Royal PO, and Philharmonia. His influential presence continues to resonate on major television and radio networks in the UK and across Europe.

Global Musicians' League Summer Festival

Events will be announced soon.