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Lubomyr Melnyk

+ Matthew Thomason

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A person with long hair and a beard leans on a grand piano against a black background.

Regarded as “The Prophet Of The Piano”, Lubomyr Melnyk is one of the most exciting pianists on stage today – enthralling audiences with atmospheric soundscapes and his inimitable piano virtuosity.

A pioneer of Continuous Piano Music, Melnyk utilises extraordinary speed and an intuitive approach to composition to create seemingly electronic sounds from the piano, pulling listeners deep into another world.

Between 1980 and 1990 he released six albums, with ‘The Song of Galadriel’ listed as “one of the 10 most important albums of our time” by the Stereo Review magazine (now Sound & Vision), with a number of releases since with reputable labels including Sony Classical, Erased Tapes, Unseen Worlds and more.

Presented by Bristol Beacon

Format: Reserved seating

Age: Under 14s accompanied by an adult

Doors: 19.30
Mathew Thomason: 20.00
Interval: 20.30
Lubomyr Melnyk: 21.00
End: 22.30

All timings are approximate and subject to change

“The beauty of Melnyk’s playing is such that there are constantly multiple emotional pathways discernible to the listener.”

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About Lantern Hall

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The venue

Lantern Hall

at Bristol Beacon

Getting to the venue

Location: Lantern Hall is located within Bristol Beacon. Head to Level 1 and follow signs to find the auditorium.

Address: Bristol Beacon, Trenchard Street, Bristol, BS1 5AR


Bicycle racks can be found in front of the main entrance on Trenchard Street, Colston Street, and on the city centre promenade. Find your nearest cycle routes using Cycle Planner.

Car parking

Trenchard Street multi-storey car park is 200m away, directly behind Bristol Beacon.

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Most bus services stop in and around the city centre promenade, 250m from Bristol Beacon.

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Spaces for wheelchair users are available within the first 10 rows on the flat floor of the Hall.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs and emotional support animals are allowed in the performance space. Seats in rows AA-J on the flat floor are most suitable. If you prefer, you can leave your animal with a member of staff during the performance.

Hearing Facility

A Sennheiser MobileConnect assistive listening system is installed in the venue. Download the free App and use your own mobile device and headphones to listen to the performance. (Devices are available on request.)

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