Ludlow Arts: Classical

Louis Schwizgebel, piano

Saturday 24 February 2018 at 7:30pm

Henderson Hall, Moor Park, SY8 4DZ

Please note the travel advice below.

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.13 in E flat major, Op.27, No.1 ‘Quasi una fantasia’
Chopin: Ballade No.2 in F major, Op.38
Chopin: Ballade No.3 in A-flat major, Op.47
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27, No.2 ‘Quasi una fantasia’ Moonlight
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Born in Geneva in 1987, Swiss-Chinese pianist Louis Schwizgebel has been described as an “insightful musician” by the New York Times and “already one of the great masters of the piano” by Res Musica. At the age of seventeen he won the Geneva International Music Competition and in 2012 he won second prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition.

Schwizgebel's touch is gorgeously singing and wonderfully delicate, but can sharpen to serious bling when occasion demands — and he applies it judiciously. BBC Music Magazine

This concert is the last of a 5-concert subscription series, with savings over tickets for individual concerts. You can see details of the whole series and subscribe now HERE

Tickets (available from 1 August 2016): £18 (£6 students, accompanied u16 free) from Ludlow Assembly Rooms Box Office, online HERE or at the door


A water main is currently being installed through Overton. The access to Moor Park is subject to 'Road closed' signs from BOTH(!) directions. The 'official' route to Moor Park from Ludlow is via A49 to Wooferton, the B4362 to Orleton and B4361 back to Moor Park. There is a sign at Policeman's Corner directing you this way, but the signage en route is poor and additionally confused by A49(S) diversion signs. Following instructions adds about 15 minutes to your journey.

HOWEVER - it appears that the B4361 is not literally closed to traffic. There are mini-excavations about every 50m on the north-bound side of the road none of which have traffic controls and which have to be negotiated as if they were parked vehicles.

Bearing in mind (a) that there appear to be as many of the excavations approaching Moor Park from the south as the north (b) that access is having to be maintained for properties in Overton (c) traffic is currently lighter than usual because, presumably, through traffic is adhering to the notices (d) it is not thought works will be occurring on Saturday evening,

it is SUGGESTED that you ignore the 'Road Closed' signs and proceed, CAREFULLY, to Moor Park by your usual route.

If there is any change to this advice it will be posted here on this page.

Louis Schwizgebel