1.45pm – Thomas Kelly, Young Artists Lunchtime Recital
We are delighted to welcome Thomas Kelly to perform two recitals in the Young Artist series. In September he will be one of just 24 pianists who have been selected for the final stages of the Leeds International Piano Competition.
5.15pm – The Legacy of Legato – Lecture, Murray McLachlan
The second daily lecture of part two – programme details to be released soon.
7pm – Henry Cash Recital
Henry Cash studies piano with Rustem Hayroudinoff at the Royal Academy of Music, and has previously won the 2016 RNCM Chopin prize and was the 2016 Pendle Young Musician of the Year. In August 2016 Henry was appointed a Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music (LRSM). He is also the current Kirklees Young Musician of the year.
Henry has given numerous concerts in the UK and abroad, and tonight he will be performing performing Ravel’s Valses Nobles et Sentimentales and Chopin’s 24 Preludes.
8.30pm – Peter Donohoe
‘Peter Donohoe played as if visited by the spirit of Rachmaninov’ – The Guardian
In the years since his unprecedented success as Silver Medal winner of the 1982 7th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Peter Donohoe has built an extraordinary world-wide career, encompassing a huge repertoire and over forty years’ experience as a pianist, as well as continually exploring many other avenues in music-making. He is acclaimed as one of the foremost pianists of our time, for his musicianship, stylistic versatility and commanding technique. A former pupil of Chetham’s school of music, Peter has become a much loved regular on the faculty of the summer school.