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Benjamin Frith

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British pianist Benjamin Frith studied with pianist Fanny Waterman. At age group 14, Frith gained the U.K. Dudley Country wide Piano Competition, with 20 he was asked by Peter Pears to try out on the Aldeburgh Celebration. Frith linked for initial place within the 1986 Concorso Busoni and had taken top honors within the 1989 Artur Rubinstein Piano Competition. In 1992 he produced a huge impression on the Edinburgh Celebration with Beethoven’s Diabelli Variants; this resulted in his first documenting, designed for ASV. Frith travels all around the globe and is generally heard at celebrations and on your competition circuit, though nowadays not often as an entrant. Frith is normally renowned for his depth and awareness, not really a hallmark one generally affiliates with pianists who earn on the competitive level. Where Frith’s function has had probably the most comprehensive reach and presence, however, is normally in the documenting studio room. Although he provides recorded one-off tasks for Black Container Classics, Koch, as well as the defunct Unicorn Kanchana label, the frustrating most Frith’s function continues to be for the Naxos label. For Naxos he provides documented the music of Bax, Schumann, the entire piano concertos of John Field, and the entire piano music of Felix Mendelssohn. Frith can be greatly thinking about chamber music with piano, and in 1998 he became a member of the Gould Piano Trio as its citizen pianist.

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Full Name Benjamin Frith
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Music Songs Salut d'amour, op. 12, Nocturne No. 18 in E major, H. 13R, "Le midi", Caprice No. 1 in A minor, Nocturne No. 6 in F Major, H. 40A: Nocturne No. 6 in F Major, Fantasia in G Minor, In Hammersbach, Rondo capriccioso in E major, op. 14, Fugue No. 5, Caprice No. 3 in B flat minor, Caprice No. 2 in E major, I. Allegro vivace, Fantasia on The Last Rose of Summer, Op. 15: Fantasia on "The Last Rose of Summer", Op. 15, Piano Sonata No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1, H. 8A: I. Allegro moderato, Elegy, Op. 2, Nocturne No. 1 in E flat major, H. 24, Lullaby, Op. 57, No. 2, Arnold: Children's Suite, Op.16 - Folk Song, Capriccio in F-sharp minor, op. 5, Piano Sonata No. 1 in E Major, Op. 6, MWV U 54: Allegretto con espressione, Cello Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Op. 58: I. Allegro assai vivace, III. Allegro vivace, 7 Charakterstucke, Op. 7: No. 4. Schnell und beweglich, Capriccio in E Major, Op. 118, 7 Charakterstucke, Op. 7: No. 6. Sehnsuchtig, Sonata Movement in B-flat minor, III. Allegro, 7 Charakterstucke, Op. 7: No. 5. Fuga - Ernst und mit steigender lebhaftigkeit, Piano Sonata No. 1 in E Major, Op. 6, MWV U 54: Tempo di Menuetto, Prelude No. 5, 7 Charakterstucke, Op. 7: No. 2. Mit heftiger Bewegung, 7 Charakterstucke, Op. 7: No. 7. Leicht und luftig, Six Characteristic Pieces, Op. 132: II. Study
Albums Music for Four Hands, Field: Piano Music, Vol. 1, Piano Concertos nos. 1 & 2, Piano Concertos nos. 2 and 4, Field: Piano Music, Vol. 2, Stanford: Piano Concerto No. 2 & Works for Solo Piano, Stravinsky: Music for Two Pianos, MENDELSSOHN: Sonata in E Major / Variations serieuses / Preludes and Etudes, Op. 104, Mendelssohn: Sonata in G Minor / Fantasia, Op. 15 / Variations, Op. 83, Piano Works, Volume 5: Seven Characteristic Pieces, op. 7, Piano Works, Volume 3, Brahms / Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos, Complete Music for Solo Piano, Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3 (Northern Sinfonia feat. conductor: David Haslam, piano: Benjamin Frith), Mendelssohn: Concertos for Two Pianos in A Flat Major and E Major, Piano Works, Volume 1: 6 Preludes and Fugues, op. 35 / 3 Caprices, op. 37 / Perpetuum mobile in C, op. 119, Piano Concerto / Ritual Dances, Mendelssohn: 6 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 35 / 3 Caprices, Op. 37, Piano Concertos nos. 5 and 6, Piano Concerto no. 7 / Irish Concerto, Scarlatti, D.: Keyboard Sonatas (Complete), Vol. 5, Piano Music, Volume 2 (piano: Benjamin Frith), Piano Works, Volume 2, Mendelssohn: 7 Characteristic Pieces, Op. 7 / Fantasia, Op. 28, Mendelssohn: Sonata in B Flat Major / Fantasies, Op. 16, Field: Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 7 and Piano Sonata No. 4, Complete Keyboard Sonatas, Vol. 5, Mendelssohn, Hensel & Sterndale Bennett: Sonatas for Cello & Piano, Davidsbündlertänze / Fantasiestücke (feat. piano: Benjamin Frith), Messiaen, O.: Quatour Pour La Fin Du Temps / Theme and Variations / Les Offrandes Oubliees, Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, Košice feat. conductor: Robert Stankovsky, piano: Benjamin Frith), Art & Music: Turner - Music of His Time, Elgar: The Violin Music, Weber: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 / Polacca Brillante, The Music of Olvier Messiaen: Visions de l'amen, Mendelssohn : Piano Concertos Nos 1, 2 & Capriccio brillant, Russian Works for Piano 4 Hands, Classics at the Movies: Comedy 2


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