John Richard LILL

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1944-03-17
Education Leyton County HS, Royal Coll of Music
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Recreations amateur radio, chess, computing
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Style John Lill, Esq, CBE
Career concert pianist; gave first recital aged nine, London debut playing Beethoven's Emperor (5th) Piano Concerto Royal Festival Hall 1962, first Br pianist to perform complete Beethoven Sonata Cycle (at the Queen Elizabeth Hall 1982, also at the Barbican Hall 1986 and Casals Hall Tokyo 1987); performed with orchs incl: LSO, LPO, CBSO, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, BBC Welsh and Scottish Symphony Orchs, BBC Symphony, Hallé, Royal Philharmonic, Royal Scottish, Baltimore Symphony, Philadelphia, Cleveland, San Diego Symphony, Boston Symphony, NY Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch, St Petersburg Philharmonic; worked with conductors incl: Sir Adrian Boult, Sir John Barbirolli, Seiji Ozawa, David Atherton, Eduardo Mata, Simon Rattle, Tadaaki Otaka, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Andrew Davis, Walter Weller, James Loughran, Yuri Temirkanov, Kurt Masur; appeared at venues incl: Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Konzerthaus Vienna, Hollywood Bowl, Le Châtelet Paris, Tanglewood, BBC Proms, Cardiff Festival, Swansea Festival; winner Moscow Int Tchaikovsky Competition 1970; >ir< incl: Beethoven Piano Concerto Cycle (with Scottish Nat Orch and Sir Alexander Gibson, and with CBSO and Walter Weller), Beethoven Sonata Cycle, Brahms Piano Concertos (with Hallé Orch and James Loughran), Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No 1 (with LSO and James Judd), Prokofiev Sonatas, Rachmaninov complete works for piano (with BBC Nat Orch of Wales and Tadaaki Otaka)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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