Concert and Events Schedule










Here are some details of my concerts and other events in the next few months. If you have enjoyed reading my blog and would like to attend a live event (concert, teaching, talk)  please look to see if there’s one near you. You can also read reviews from previous concerts.

If you are interested in booking me as a speaker, please visit the Speakers’ Bureau of the Ed Victor Agency.

October 2017

October 7 at 7pm (please note start time): Lecture-recital on Schumann piano music at the Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh. I’ll be talking about Schumann’s wonderful ‘Kinderszenen’ and performing them in the first half. In the second half of the concert I’ll perform Schumann’s ‘Kreisleriana’.

NB This is the first in my series of three evening lecture-recitals at The Brunton this season. The other two are on Feb 24 and May 5, 2018. Please note that these events are now at 3pm.

November 2017

November 10 at 7.30pm: 75th anniversary concert of Milngavie Music Club. Venue: the Cairns Church of Scotland, Glasgow. Along with tenor Jamie McDougall and the Maxwell String Quartet I’ll be performing Vaughan Williams’ song cycle ‘On Wenlock Edge’ and the Schumann piano quintet.

December 2017

December 4, 1pm, Wesley Chapel, Harrogate: lunchtime lecture-recital about Schumann’s Kinderszenen and Haydn’s F minor Variations, two masterpieces of piano music

February 2018

February 10 and 11: Winterplay, a new chamber music festival in the Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh. I am the artistic director and pianist; my colleagues include violinist Erich Höbarth, cellist Philip Higham, ‘music and movement’ expert Monica Wilkinson, and music historian Robert Philip, with guest artists Jessica Beeston and Nikita Naumov. Follow these links for information about all six events:

February 24 at 3pm (please note change of time) in the Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh: the second of my ‘exploring the classics’ events, this time with me talking about and playing Haydn and Beethoven. This is a full-length event in two halves with an interval.

March 2018

March 4 at 7.30, Kelso Music Club, in Kelso Old Parish Church, with Juliette Bausor (flute) and Philip Higham (cello)

April 2018

April 1 at 3pm: Perth Piano Sundays. Yes, I know it’s Easter Sunday, but why not spend the afternoon listening to some lovely music? I’ll be ‘exploring the classics’, talking about Haydn and Beethoven before performing the pieces.

April 9-15: I’ll be on the jury of the Lyon International Chamber Music Competition in France

May 2018

May 5 at 3pm (please note change of time), Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh: I’ll be ‘exploring the classics’ by talking about and performing Schubert’s great A major Sonata, one of  his last piano works.