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Benjamin Grosvenor at University Hall

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Benjamin Grosvenor sat at a piano.
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We’re thrilled to welcome British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor to University Hall for an evening of mesmerising music. Internationally recognised for his electrifying performances, distinctive sound and insightful interpretations, The Independent describe him asone in a million…several million’. Benjamin will be playing a programme of Schumann, Albéniz and Ravel.

  • When: Wednesday 26 January 2022, 7 pm
  • Location: University Hall, Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ
  • Cost: £5 – £25
  • Booking deadline: Wednesday 26 January 2022, 7.00 pm
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Event details

Join us in University Hall for a mesmerising evening of music from British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor.

Schumann: Kreisleriana, Op.16
Iberia Book 1
La Valse

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 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 Artist-in-Residence at Radio France for the 2020-21 season, and holds the same title also with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. In 2016, he became the inaugural recipient of The Ronnie and Lawrence Ackman Classical Piano Prize with the New York Philharmonic.

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.

‘He commands the stage with aristocratic ease…Mr Grosvenor makes you sigh with joy… A temperament rare in yesteryear, let alone now.’ – David Allen, The New York Times

**** “Grosvenor’s ever-gracious virtuosity was muscular, capitalising fully on the sensitivity of touch of a modern grand piano.” – The Guardian, September 2021

***** “The sheer naturalness of Grosvenor’s playing gilds the experience of listening to him at every moment. One enjoys it the way one enjoys the sight of a dolphin swimming, or a master of Chinese calligraphy executing a character with three quick but perfect strokes” – The Telegraph, April 2021

Running time: 1 hour without an interval

Tickets available via Gigantic.

2-4-1 offers for NTU students and staff

Head to the student or staff newsroom to find out how to book 2-4-1 tickets for this concert, or email to find out more. Offer is for online advance purchases only.

Offers and discounts for NTU alumni 

We've got some exclusive ticket deals and discounts for NTU alumni and Alumni Fellows.

If you're an Alumni Fellow, buy a £12 or £15 stalls ticket and you'll get another one completely free!

If you're NTU alumni we're offering a generous 20% discount on all tickets priced £12 or over.

Email to find out how to book. Offer is for online advance purchases only.

Multibuy offer

Book tickets for both remaining concerts in our University Hall Concert Series, and receive a 15% discount. Use promo code Offer15 when booking for each performance on the Gigantic Tickets website.

University Hall is part of Curated & Created — NTU's extra-curricular arts programme.

Location details


Shakespeare Street


Situated on the University’s City Campus, University Hall is a short walk from Nottingham city centre. Due to our central location we don’t have visitor parking available, but public transport will bring you almost to our door.

If you’re intending to park in the city centre, the closest (and largest) facilities to our City Campus are:

Travel Info:

Visitors travelling on the tram are advised to get off at the Nottingham Trent University stop on Goldsmith Street.

Visit our travel pages for campus maps and detailed information on how to get here.

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