2017 Highlights

21st – Recital, Concertboerderij ‘Onder de linden’, Valthermond, Netherlands: BEETHOVEN Fifteen Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme in E flat major, opus 35 ‘Eroica’; GRIEG Suite ‘From Holberg’s Time, opus 40; LISZT Variations on a motif by J. S. Bach ‘Weinen, Klagen’, S180; LISZT Fantasy on themes from Mozart’s Figaroand Don Giovanni, S697 [+ CHOPIN/LISZT Mes joies]

22nd – Masterclass Concertboerderij ‘Onder de linden’, Valthermond, Netherlands



16-19th – Recital and masterclass, Phoenix, Arizona: BEETHOVEN Fifteen Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme in E flat major, opus 35 ‘Eroica’; GRIEG Suite ‘From Holberg’s Time, opus 40; LISZT Variations on a motif by J. S. Bach ‘Weinen, Klagen’, S180; LISZT Fantasy on themes from Mozart’s Figaro and Don Giovanni, S697

10th –  LISZT Concerto no. 2: LISZT Totentanz, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Brisbane

20 – 24th – Masterclasses and recital, Montash University, Melbourne 26th – Recital, Sydney Opera House: LISZT Harmonies poétiques et religieuses (1833/4), S154; Großes Konzertsolo (1850), S176; Scherzo und Marsch (1851), S177; Variationen über das Motif von J. S. Bach: ‘Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen’ (1862), S180; Aïda di Giuseppe Verdi – Danza sacra e duetto finale (1879), S436; Zweiter Mephisto-Walzer (1881), S515

23rd –  Recital, Haddington: BEETHOVEN Fifteen Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme in E flat major, opus 35 ‘Eroica’; GRIEG Suite ‘From Holberg’s Time’, opus 40; LISZT Variations on a motif by J. S. Bach ‘Weinen, Klagen’, S180; LISZT Fantasy on themes from Mozart’s Figaro and Don Giovanni, S697Concert, Teatro Bellini, Catania, cond. & soloist LH: LISZT Zwei Episoden aus Lenaus Faust; LISZT Totentanz; MUSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain (Rimsky ed.); SAINT-SAËNS Danse macabre; DUKAS L’apprenti sorcier

27 – 29th – Masterclasses and recital, Conservatorio di Messina: LISZT Harmonies poétiques et religieuses (1833/4), S154; Großes Konzertsolo (1850), S176; Scherzound Marsch (1851), S177; Variationen über das Motif von J. S. Bach: ‘Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen’ (1862), S180; Aïda di Giuseppe Verdi – Danza sacra e duetto finale (1879), S436; Zweiter Mephisto-Walzer (1881), S515

4th – Recital, St Peter’s, Eaton Square: MOZART Sonata in A major, KV331; GRIEG Sonata in E minor, opus 7; LISZT Sarabande und Chaconne über Themen aus dem Singspiel Almira von G F Händel, S181; RAKHMANINOV Sonata no. 1 in D minor, opus 28

25th – Two-piano recital with Iyad Sughayer, Reform Club, London: BEETHOVEN/LISZT Symphony no. 9 in D minor, opus 125, S657 

 

8th – Charity recital, Phyllis Court, Henley-on-Thames: MOZART Sonata in A major, KV331; BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 11 in B flat major, opus 22; GRIEG Suite – From Holberg’s Time, opus 40; LISZT Valse de l’opéra Faust de Charles Gounod, S407

24th – Recital, Royal Northern College of Music: LISZT Romancero espagnol, S695c (1845): Las toros del Puerto; Minué afandangado; Jota aragonesa; LISZT Glanes de Woronince, S249 (1847/8): Ballade d’Ukraine – Dumka; Mélodies polonaises; Complainte – Dumka; LISZT Rapsodie hongroise XIX in D minor, d’après les Csárdás nobles de Kornel Ábrányi sr., S244/19 (1885); GRAINGER One More Day, My John [Sea Chanty Settings 1] (1915); GRAINGER The Sussex Mummers’ Christmas Carol [British Folk-Music Settings 2] (1915); GRAINGER The Merry King [British Folk-Music Settings 38] (1939); GRAINGER Knight and Shepherd’s Daughter [British Folk-Music Settings 18] (1918); GRAINGER My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone [Old English Popular Music 2] (1912); GRAINGER The Hunter in His Career [Old English Popular Music 4] (1929); GRAINGER The Nightingale & The Two Sisters [Danish Folk-Music Settings 10] (1949); GRAINGER Jutish Medley [Danish Folk-Music Settings 8] (1928): Choosing the Bride; The Dragoon’s Farewell; Husband and Wife – A Quarelling Duet; The Shoemaker from Jerusalem; Lord Peter’s Stable-Boy; GRAINGER Molly on the Shore [British Folk-Music Settings 19] (1918); GRAINGER Irish Tune from County Derry [British Folk-Music Settings 6] (1911); GRAINGER Maguire’s Kick (on Stanford’s A March-Jig – no. 1 of Four Irish Dances, opus 89) (1907)

8th – RAKHMANINOV Concerto no. 3 in D minor, opus 30, Dulwich Symphony Orchestra, Leigh O’Hara, All Saints’, West Dulwich

9 – 16th – Liszt Festival, Schillingsfürst – masterclasses and recital

17 – 29th – Recital, Concerto and masterclasses, Chetham’s School of Music International Piano School, Manchester, inc. BEETHOVEN Concerto no. 5 in E flat major, opus 73


17th – Recital, Wigmore Hall, London: MOZART Variations on a theme of Gluck “Unser dummer Pöbel meint”, KV455; TCHAIKOVSKY Six Morceaux opus 19 (Rêverie du soir; Scherzo humoristique; Feuillet d’album; Nocturne; Capriccioso; Thème et Variations); BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 11 in B flat major, opus 22; LISZT Magyar Rapszódia no. 23 in C sharp minor ‘Rêves et Fantaisies’, S242/23 [Rapsodie hongroise I, first version] first performance

8 – 21st – Member of Jury, Utrecht Liszt Competition