Concert and Events Schedule

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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.

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)

May 2015

10 May, 7.30pm, St James’ Church, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire: Chipping Campden Literary Festival (in association with the Music Festival). I’ll be talking about my new book to festival director Charlie Bennett, and playing some piano music as well.

June 2015

5 June, 6.30pm, Cottier’s Theatre, Glasgow: opening concert of the Cottier Chamber Project. Performance with Daniel’s Beard wind quintet (Mozart piano and wind quintet; Judith Weir piano and wind sextet, ‘Airs from another Planet’)

9 June, 1.10pm, Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, lunchtime concert with tenor Jamie MacDougall as part of the Cottier Chamber Project: Beethoven’s song cycle ‘An die ferne Geliebte’

12 June, 6.30pm, Cottier’s Theatre, Glasgow: performance with the Aurea Quartet. Mozart piano concerto in A major K414 in the version for piano and string quartet (and Shostakovich’s 8th string quartet).

18 June: adjudicating prize competition at St Mary’s Music School, Edinburgh

21 June: interview with me on Australian Radio, ‘The Music Show’, about my book. You can listen online ‘live’, or afterwards through the archive.

July 2015

July 9-12: Cerne Abbas Music Festival, Dorset, with the Gaudier Ensemble. Concerts two or three times a day on 9,10,11,12 July. This festival of chamber music sells out very quickly, so early booking is advised. Please note that I am performing in most concerts, but not all of them.