Simon Mulligan - Beethoven Bagatelles & Variations (2020)
FLAC tracks | 64:07 | 189 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Steinway and Sons
Simon Mulligan is an important pianist, particularly well known as an accompanist for some of the world's leading violinists.Mulligan began studying piano as a child and earned a position as a Music Scholar at St. Paul's School, London. He was a student of Alexander Kelly at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and Jacques Rouvier at the Paris Conservatory. Others he counts as his mentors include Alfred Brendel (with whom he studied Beethoven by special invitation), Charles Rosen, Dmitri Bashkirov, Alexis Weissenberg, and Murray Perahia.He made his debut at the Barbican Centre in London at the age of 19, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. His compact disc debut was in music of Bohuslav Martinu under the baton of the Sir Yehudi Menuhin. He appeared frequently with the great musician and humanitarian, and took part in what would be Lord Menuhin's final concert in Düsseldorf, Germany, in March, 1999.Mulligan has made solo and chamber music compact discs, including Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, Alexis Weissenberg's Sonate en Etat de Jazz, and his own composition, Suite for Piano and Orchestra.