Concert and Events Schedule

Florestan Festival 2011 (photo: Michael Shain)

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.

 December 2014

9 December at 8.20pm (approx.): I’ll be interviewed live from Glasgow’s Pacific Quay on BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Classics Unwrapped’ programme. Presenter Jamie MacDougall will be talking to me about my new book, Sleeping in Temples.

January 2015

9 and 13 January: I’m talking about my new book ‘Sleeping in Temples’ to various groups at St Mary’s Music School, Edinburgh

20 January at 6.30pm, George Washington Browne Room, Edinburgh Central Library: I’ll be talking about my new book to Robert Philip, and illustrating some excerpts with short piano pieces played live on the library’s digital piano. Tickets are free, but must be reserved via Eventbrite

February 2015

3 February at 1pm: Lunchtime lecture-recital at Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh, near Edinburgh. I’ll be talking about and performing Beethoven’s A flat major piano sonata, opus 110.

11 February : Masterclass at 10.30am, Seminar at 2.30pm, University of St Andrew’s (for details, see page 30 and 31 of this leaflet)

16 February at 7.30pm in Wigmore Hall, London: duo recital with Erich Höbarth, violin. Our all-Schubert programme includes the wonderful and rarely-played Fantasie in C major.

17 February at 7pm: I’ll be talking about my new book at Hatchards Bookshop in Piccadilly, London. I’ll be in conversation with Robert Philip for half an hour or so, and then there will be questions and answers, followed by a book-signing session and a glass of wine. Tickets are £8, redeemable against the cost of purchasing the book from Hatchards.

Feb/March 2015

23 February-5 March: I am on the jury of the International Joseph Haydn Chamber Music Competition in Vienna, Austria. This year’s categories are piano trios and string quartets.

26 March, 11am-1pm, Masterclass for five students of Edinburgh University at Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square, Edinburgh (free of charge, open to the public)