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.
Sept 20-27: Open Chamber Music at the International Musicians’ Seminar, Prussia Cove, Cornwall – visitors may drop in on rehearsals for a small fee payable to the IMS Office at the time
Sept 27-October 1: International Musicians Seminar Concert Tour (for programmes and performers click here):
Sept 27 at 2.30pm (please note start time): Concert, St John’s Church, Lemon St, Truro
Sept 28: Concert, St George’s, Bristol
Sept 29: Concert, St Giles House, Wimborne St Giles, Dorset (sold out)
Sept 30: Concert, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
Oct 1 at 7.30pm: Concert, Wigmore Hall, London
October 13 at 1pm: Lecture-Recital at Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh.
Following on from my Beethoven lecture-recital earlier this year, I’m now focusing on Beethoven’s wonderful E major sonata opus 109. I’ll talk about it in some detail, and then perform it. Please note that tickets are available from The Hub but also from Brunton Theatre itself (box office 0131 665 2240)
October 19 at 1pm, Perth Concert Hall (Horsecross Arts), Perthshire: Lecture-recital about Beethoven’s piano sonata opus 109
October 29 at 1.10pm: Lunchtime concert at University of Glasgow Concert Hall, off University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ.
Beethoven: Three Bagatelles from opus 126, followed by a lecture-recital (by me) about piano sonata opus 109, plus a performance of the whole work.
November 17 at 3pm in Nicholson Square Methodist Church: giving piano masterclass for music students of the University of Edinburgh
January 21 at 12.45 – Lunchbreak Concert at The Citadel, Aberdeen. Solo piano recital includes music by Haydn, Debussy and Mayerl.
February 12, 13, 14: Residency with the Quatuor Mosaiques at Perth Concert Hall, Scotland. For details, see the next three entries:
February 12 at 7.30pm in Perth Concert Hall: Quatuor Mosaiques concert includes performance of Haydn E minor piano trio with me
February 13 at 12 (midday) in Perth Concert Hall: solo piano recital of Haydn and Mozart
February 14 at 3pm in Perth Concert Hall: Quatuor Mosaiques concert includes performance of Mozart Piano Concerto in F major K413 with me.
February 15 at 7.30pm: Schubert piano and violin duo recital with Erich Höbarth in the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. At 6.30pm there’s a pre-concert talk about Schubert, free to ticket-holders, by music historian Robert Philip.
March 2 and 3: tutoring for the European Chamber Music Academy at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
March 4: I’m giving a Mendelssohn piano trios masterclass, an event within the RNCM Chamber Music Festival, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
March 5 from 10am to 4.30pm: Masterclass for the Junior Department of the Royal Academy of Music, London
March 10: Performance masterclass, Glasgow University
March 13 at 8pm in Stockbridge Church, Edinburgh: Adjudicating the Concerto Class Final of the Edinburgh Competitive Music Festival
March 18 at 7.30pm in St John’s Church, Dumfries: Solo piano recital and talk exploring Schumann’s ‘Papillons’ and ‘Davidsbundler’, with music historian Robert Philip providing some historical context
April 17: Radio Scotland ‘Classics Unwrapped’ (see photo of me with presenter Jamie MacDougall) features my upcoming recital at the Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh with live recordings of me playing Debussy and Haydn in the studio.
April 25 at 7.30pm: Solo piano recital in the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. The programme is entitled ‘Pioneers of the Piano’ and includes music by Haydn, Debussy, Schumann, Ligeti and Mayerl.