Into the Sea of Waking Dreams - Canterbury Christ Church University - 23rd Jan 2019

The pianist and contemporary music specialist Xenia Pestova will perform Into the Sea of Waking Dreams – a suite of pieces for speaking pianist at Canterbury Christ Church University on 23rd January 2019. More details.

Award-winning professional pianist Xenia Pestova presents an unusual and quirky programme drawing connections between the music of J.S. Bach and pieces by living composers Ed Bennett, Heather Hindman, Glenda Keam and Ailis Ni Riain.

This concert is followed, at 2.30pm, by a public masterclass lasting two hours. Xenia will explore wellness for musicians: health, injury prevention and tackling performance anxiety before moving on to coach students of the keyboard. 

Reviews for Xenia Pestova: “Outstanding” (Tempo), “stunning” (Wales Arts Review), “ravishing” (Pizzicato) and “remarkably sensuous” (New Zealand Herald).