Welcome to the website of international concert pianist,
Sarah Beth Briggs. Please enjoy browsing, listening to Sarah’s playing and reading about her solo recital, concerto and chamber music work.
an artist of extraordinary magnetism
she holds her own with many of the illustrious names on disc
performances of real stature, the pianism is first rate
International Record Review
Extract from 3rd mvt of Mozart Concerto in E flat, K482 from Sarah’s award winning 2016 release for AVIE Records.
Royal Northern Sinfonia – co director Bradley Creswick
Inspired by colleagues the world over and missing live performance, I have been recording unedited videos from my music room at home. My recording equipment is very basic and some of these items are to be taken with a light heart, but I hope they give pleasure to my listeners as they have done to me in the process of selecting and concocting them.
Latest Video: see the Lockdown Video page for the full list
5 STAR REVIEW IN MUSICAL OPINION (Jan-March 2021 issue) FOR SARAH’S LATEST ALBUM, THE AUSTRIAN CONNECTION ON AVIE RECORDS (RELEASED WORLDWIDE IN JUNE 2020)
…a player at the height of her powers…lyricism and dance are the watchwords of Briggs’ beautifully prepared performances
Read more reviews here
2021 – AS NORMALITY BEGINS TO RETURN TO THE LIVE CONCERT WORLD, HIGHLIGHTS OVER THE COMING WEEKS INCLUDE A STOLLER HALL LIVESTREAMED RECITAL (CHETHAMS INTERNATIONAL PIANO SUMMER SCHOOL) AND DEBUTS WITH THE ENGLISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CARDUCCI STRING QUARTET. MY INFORMAL LOCKDOWN VIDEOS FROM 2020 ARE STILL AVAILABLE TO VIEW AND YOU MIGHT ALSO ENJOY LISTENING TO A SELECTION OF TRACKS FROM MY CDS ON THE LISTEN PAGE.
LATEST RELEASE: THE AUSTRIAN CONNECTION
Sarah Beth Briggs plays:
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809)
Variations on Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser
Haydn Piano Sonata in C, Hob. XVI/50
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Piano Sonata No. 8 in A minor, K. 310
Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)
Piano Sonata in A, D. 664
Hans Gál (1890 – 1987)
Three Preludes, Op. 65 (1944)
The Austrian Connection – A Preview
Worldwide Release 5 June, 2020
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