A Night with David Helfgott

David Helfgott, one of the most internationally recognised classical musicians is coming to Stamford Plaza Adelaide hotel for one night only!

Join us for a truly spectacular evening to witness the extraordinary piano talent of David Helfgott.

Experience the performance up-close with David in an intimate and elegant setting in our Terrace Ballroom.

David will be performing many of his best-known and well-loved solo piano pieces with which he’s been so closely connected throughout his illustrious career.

Doors open from 7pm, with drinks and premium canapés served throughout the night – on arrival, during interval and following his performance.

A Night with David Helfgott
Saturday, 16 May 2020
7:00pm – 10:30pm
$159 per person
[plus booking fee]

A Night with David Helfgott Programme

7:00pm – Pre-show canapés and drinks

7:30pm – Doors open

8:00pm – Bracket #1
Granados - Spanish Dance No.5 Andaluza
Lecuona - Malaguena
Gottschalk - Souvenir de'Andaluza
Chopin - Polonaise A flat The Heroic
Chopin - Ballade No.1 G Minor

8:50pm – Intermission canapés and drinks

9:15pm – Bracket #2
Addinsell - Warsaw Concerto
Liszt - Concert Etude No.3 Sospiro
Liszt - Paganini Etude No.3 La Campanella
Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No.2

10:05pm – Final drinks

For further information contact 08 8461 1111 or  events@spa.stamford.com.au

Programme and Menu is correct at time of publishing, but may be subject to change.

About David

Born in Melbourne, he was a child piano prodigy showing extraordinary pianistic ability from an early age, winning a number of awards in college and being likened to the great Vladimir Horowitz while studying in London at the Royal College of Music. However, towards the end of his time in London, David faced increased emotional instability and mental excitability which followed by a period of frequent hospitalization during the 1970's.

The greatest crisis for David had been the loss of his inner music, but he remembers the day the music came back: "The fog lifted, I could hear again..I survived." David triumphantly returned to an active life of concert-giving and performance, and was bought back to public attention with Oscar-winning film Shine, which celebrates his remarkable and inspiring life played by Geoffrey Rush.

This extraordinary artist is continuing to receive the worldwide recognition that his remarkable technical and interpretative genius deserves. His continuing success comes as no surprise to David's legion of devoted admirers everywhere whom have long regarded his recitals as transcending mere music-making and affirming the tenacity of the human spirit.

An evening with David Helfgott in Adelaide

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