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Opening recital with Leon McCawley

Stoller Hall

We welcome Leon McCawley to give the opening recital on CIPSS 2023. “A musician of great finesse.“ Diapason, February 2019 “Light of touch, stylistically assured and brimful of intelligence and wit.“ Gramophone, November 2019 One of Britain’s foremost pianists, Leon McCawley has forged a highly successful career since winning first prize in the 1993 International Beethoven Piano …

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Gala Faculty Recital

Stoller Hall

The opening night of CIPSS part one continues with a gala faculty recital. A varied and exciting programme featuring outstanding members of the faculty. Performers include Lauryna Sableviciute, Belén Navarro, Juan Lago, Murray McLachlan, Kathryn Page - further details to be announced soon. Free for all summer school participants. Tickets available for the public from …

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Lecture with Christopher Elton

Stoller Hall

Christopher Elton is much in demand overseas both as a teacher and as a jury member for international competitions. Within the last few years he has given masterclasses in the USA, Japan, Israel, Korea, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Spain, Germany Ireland and Vietnam. We are delighted to welcome Christopher to give a lecture. Free to …

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Margaret Fingerhut Recital

Stoller Hall

“One of the most radiantly musical of pianists, she plays with such alluring sensitivity & effortless command that one cannot help but be won over” – International Piano Described by Gramophone magazine as a pianist of “consummate skill and thrilling conviction”, Margaret Fingerhut has a distinguished career which has taken her all over the world. …

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Martino Tirimo recital

Stoller Hall

We are thrilled to welcome back Martino Tirimo to perform and teach on the summer school. “A formidable virtuoso and one with unmistakeable magnetism.” The Guardian “Tirimo’s playing belongs to a past generation of ‘greats’. Listening to him I conjure up aural images of Solomon, Arrau, Kempff, Serkin, Schnabel and Rubinstein. Throughout the evening one …

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Lecture Recital with Michal Tal

Stoller Hall

  The preeminent Israeli pianist Michal Tal enjoys a busy and versatile international career, performing throughout to great acclaim. She presents at her concerts “A breathtaking performance” (Tel Aviv) and “Imaginative fingers” (London). We are delighted to welcome Michal to give a lecture recital, focusing on Women Composers. Free to all summer school participants. Tickets …

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Murray McLachlan Recital

Stoller Hall

McLachlan’s repertoire includes over 40 concertos and 25 recital programmes. He has performed the complete Beethoven piano sonata cycle seven times, as well as the complete piano music of Brahms. He has given first performances of works by many composers, including Martin Butler, Ronald Stevenson, Charles Camilleri, Michael Parkin and even Beethoven! He has appeared …

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Sandro Russo Recital

Stoller Hall

Acclaimed for his profound sense of poetry and distinctive style, Sandro Russo is in great demand as a soloist in many venues around the world. He has unanimously received accolades for his sparkling virtuosity, and his playing  has often been referred to as a throwback to the grand tradition of elegant pianism and beautiful sound. …

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Kathryn Stott and Adam Davies Two Piano Recital

Stoller Hall

We are thrilled to welcome Kathy back to Chetham's to teach and perform this recital. Tonight she will be joined on 2nd piano by Adam Davies, an outstanding young pianist who is also on the faculty at Chetham's School of Music. Rachmaninoff 1st Suite  and Symphonic Dances.

Martin Roscoe Recital

Stoller Hall

…Roscoe is a pianist who both thinks and offers full-blooded playing of breadth and depth. In this country, he is an uncommon creature…Daily Telegraph With an extraordinary career spanning over four decades, Martin Roscoe is unarguably one of the UK’s best loved pianists. Renowned for his versatility at the keyboard, Martin is equally at home …

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