The Department of Music at Haverford College will present British pianist Martin Jones Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m.
His program will feature music by Timothy Melbinger, Bruce Mahin, Percy Grainger, Ingrid Arauco, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Kent Holliday and Carlos Guastavino.
Jones has been one of Britain’s most highly regarded solo pianists since first coming to international attention in 1968 when he received the Dame Myra Hess Award. That same year, he made his London debut at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and his New York debut at Carnegie Hall. He has since been in demand for recitals and concerto performances on both sides of the Atlantic.
He is a prolific recording artis,t and his many discs for Nimbus Records include the complete works of 17 composers, including Mendelssohn, Brahms, Debussy, Grainger and Szymanowski, and many first recordings of Spanish music. He has recorded the complete piano and concerto music of Richard Rodney Bennett for Metronome Records, as well as many chamber music discs. The latest issue will be the complete works of Franz Reizenstein for Lyrita Records and Roger Ducasse for Nimbus Records.
Future projects include two concertos by Francis Shaw and piano works by Graham Hair. He has also recorded four releases on the PnOVA Recordings label in the American Piano Music Series.
The concert will be held in the Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium, on the Haverford College campus at 370 Lancaster Ave. in Haverford and is free and open to the public.