Concert series attracts international Concert Pianist to Southend

Published Wednesday, 14th November 2018

John Lill at Piano

Southend–on-Sea Borough Council are delighted to announce the next concert in the popular series of chamber music recitals in Southend, on Friday 16 November.

The 8 part series is made up of performances from internationally renowned musicians. The concerts take place at the Plaza Centre, Southchurch Road, SS1 2PT, with all concerts starting at 8pm.

The next performance will be given by the international concert pianist John Lill who will be performing a range of music by Haydn, Brahms, Schumann and Beethoven.  John Lill is one of the UK’s leading pianists of his generation, with a career spanning over 60 years.  He has won many awards and competitions and his recordings have won great praise.  His career has taken him across the globe with both concerto performances and recitals, performing with major symphony orchestras in Europe, US, Canada, Far East and Australia. 

This is a great opportunity for Southend’s residents and visitors to be able to hear John Lill in concert in Southend for just £10 per person.

Cllr Lesley Salter, cabinet member for healthy communities and wellbeing, said: “The concert series held in Southend is such a fantastic series and it is always immensely popular with residents and visitors.

“It is such a unique opportunity for music-lovers to experience certain styles of music which they may have not contemplated listening to before, which shows the cultural lifestyle of Southend as a Borough.”

Visit our Concert pages or call 01702 215011 Monday to Friday during office hours. Tickets can also be purchased at the Plaza Centre (Southchurch Road), Allegro Music (London Road, Westcliff) and the Visitors’ Information Centre (Southend Pier).  Tickets cost just £10 per person with discounts for members of the Southend Council Concert Club.