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Royal Festival Hall goes dark as recitalist cancels

January 24, 2018 by norman lebrecht

7 comments.


The South Bank Centre posted this notice shortly before concert time last night:

Customer Notice – Due to illness and with great regret, Paul Lewis has decided to cancel his concert at Southbank Centre tonight. Ticket holders will be informed of their options via email shortly. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


Comments (7)

  1. Joseph Saints says:

    <3
    Cool!

  2. V.Lind says:

    I hope their options include a straight refund.

  3. Rodney Friend says:

    There was a seagull injury reported about Paul in SD some time ago:

    http://slippedisc.com/2015/09/seagull-attack-pianist-undergoes-emergency-surgery/

  4. Herbert Glass says:

    I canceled my dentist appointment today for “personal reasons”.

    1. Edgar says:

      Lucky dentist! 🙂

  5. AJ says:

    He came down with a stomach issue on his last day in Montreal last week, but played the final performance anyway. It must have gotten worse – wishing him a speedy recovery!


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