Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight
  • Derby Cathedral, 18-19 Iron Gate, DE1 3GP
    DE1 3GP
  • Friday 12th November 7:30pm until 9:00pm
An evening of sublime classical music performed by one of the UK’s leading concert pianists in the atmospheric setting of Derby Cathedral, one of the city’s most beautiful buildings. Featuring the Gershwin's scintillating Rhapsody in Blue and Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata.

On Friday 12th November 2021 at 7:30pm, in the heart of Derby, the walls of the Cathedral will resound to the music of Beethoven, Chopin, Gershwin and Liszt played by British concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith, under the warm flicker of candlelight.

Stunning” Classic FM


Mozart Rondo alla Turca
Beethoven Moonlight Sonata 
Brahms Intermezzo in A major 
Liszt Liebesträum no 3
Liszt Rigoletto Paraphrase 
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody 
Chopin Ballade no1 
Chopin Nocturne in Eb 
Chopin Fantasie Impromptu in C# minor 
Debussy Clair De Lune 
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue 

This evening's concert promises to take the listener on a spell-binding journey of moods and emotions. Audiences will be treated to a programme full of poetry and virtuosic display, from Debussy's Clair de Lune, to Liszt's Rigoletto Paraphrase in addition to a number of celebrated works by Chopin. The evening concludes with Gershwin's ever-popular Rhapsody in Blue, with its powerful melodies, driving rhythms and glittering piano writing in this compelling kaleidoscope of jazz and classical influences.

So why not treat yourself to an autumnal musical treat and join us for an evening to remember of uplifting music at Derby Cathedral, performed by this sensational British pianist, making his Derby solo debut.

Box Office:

Tickets - Unreserved, £32, £25, £15
Box office – 0333 666 3366

Ticket page:

Box office email:


Social Interaction
* thebestof cannot be held responsible for any changes, amends or cancellations of an event