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British pianist Martin Jones to give master class, recital at BYU May 10-11

Guest artist Martin Jones will perform a piano recital Tuesday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall on the Brigham Young University campus.

Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Jones will perform "Humoreske" op. 20 by Robert Schumann, "Carnival de Vienne" by Moritz Rosenthal, three etudes by Earl Wild based on songs by George Gershwin, as well as pieces by Erich Korngold and Federico Mompou.

He will perform on a Hamburg Steinway.

Jones will also present a free master class on Monday, May 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. also in the Madsen Recital Hall.

Jones is one of Britain's most highly regarded solo pianists, having performed as concerto soloist with many of the major British orchestras, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

He has performed in Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, Carnegie Hall in New York, as well as in Australia, Canada and Russia. Jones' recordings are broadcast throughout the United States.

Jones received the Dame Myra Hess Award in 1968. He is currently a professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

For more information, contact Jeffrey Shumway at (801) 422-4922.

Writer: Thomas Grover

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