This year’s London masterclasses, 6-7 March

24th February 2014 | Concerts, Inspirations, Teaching | 1 comment

at a masterclass (photo: Janis Olsson)

at a masterclass (photo: Janis Olsson)

We’re getting closer now to my London masterclasses in ‘the art of piano chamber music’, this year on 6 and 7 March at the beautiful home of Bob and Elisabeth Boas. Details of the classes are on the ‘Concerts and Events’ tab of my homepage. It’s free to come and listen to the main classes, though because they’re being held in a private house, we ask listeners to register their names beforehand via my masterclass administrator Keturah Haisman. Her email is

This year I’m fortunate once again to have some terrific young musicians taking part. There are two piano trios: the Trio Atanassov from Paris, and the Trio Eccletica from Parma in Italy. And there’s a cello-piano duo of Vashti Hunter and Veronika Kopjova, who are based in Germany. There will be music by Mozart, Schubert, Debussy, and Britten.

At the end of the classes there’s an informal concert by participants at 6.15 on Friday March 7. For this, there’s a ticket charge with the proceeds going to a charitable trust. You can choose whether to attend the concert only, or the concert plus drinks with the musicians afterwards. Details are on the ‘Concerts and Events’ tab at the top of my home page, or you can email my masterclass administrator Keturah Haisman at

It’s always a pleasure to support young musicians at the start of their professional careers and it’s inspiring for them to have a roomful of nice listeners too, so please come along to the classes if you can.

1 Comment

  1. Paul Nelson

    It is such a pleasure to read your words, and the photograph is quite Vermeer-esque! I hope you are well. All good wishes to you!


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