Benjamin Grosvenor · Piano
• Biography

Benjamin first came to prominence as the outstanding winner of the Keyboard Final of the 2004 BBC Young Musician Competition at the age of eleven, and he was invited to perform with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the First Night of the 2011 BBC Proms aged just nineteen. A pianist of widespread international acclaim, he was announced as the inaugural recipient of The Ronnie and Lawrence Ackman Classical Piano Prize with the New York Philharmonic in 2016.
In 2011 Benjamin signed to Decca Classics, becoming the youngest British musician ever, and the first British pianist in almost 60 years, to sign to the label. Benjamin’s fourth CD on the label, Homages (2016) was named Instrumental Recording of the Month in BBC Music Magazine and was also awarded a Diapason d'Or.
During his sensational career to date, Benjamin has received Gramophone’s Young Artist of the Year and Instrumental Awards, a Classic Brits Critics’ Award, UK Critics’ Circle Award for Exceptional Young Talent and a Diapason d’Or Jeune Talent Award.

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• Contact

Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Eastern Europe: Croatia, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary
Artist Manager: Mina Takei · T: +49-30-23 63 794 -12
Artist Manager: Ekkehard Jung · T: +49-30-23 63 794 -11
Assistant Artist Manager: Eileen Stillger · T: +49-30-23 63 794 -13
• Discography

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Includes works from Bach-Busoni to Mendelssohn, Franck, Chopin and Liszt
with Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
DECCA (2016)
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Includes works from Bach to Boogie Woogie, via Chopin, Granados, Albéniz, Scriabin and “the Blue Danube”
with Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
DECCA (2014)
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Rhapsody in Blue
Includes Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2, “The Swan” (arr. Godowsky), Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” and the Ravel Piano Concerto in G.
with Benjamin Grosvenor (piano) & the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/ James Judd (conductor)
DECCA (2012)
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Chopin, Liszt, Ravel
Includes Chopin Scherzos No. 1, 2, 3 and 4,
Liszt "En reve, nocturne" and Ravel "Gaspard de la nuit"
with Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)
DECCA (2011)
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This and That
Includes works by Kapustin, Scatlatti, Albéniz, Chopin, Brahms, J. Strauss and Gershwin/Grainger.
Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound
B&W (2008)
• Pictures

• Media Clips

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