“Easy Sunday Music” 2021 – James Kirby Annual Piano Recital

Sunday 26th September
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
St. Mary and All Saints Church, Fotheringhay, Peterborough, PE8 5HZ
Free entry
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“Easy Sunday Music” 2021 – James Kirby Annual Piano Recital

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James Kirby International Concert Pianist

 

James Kirby International Concert Pianist (London)

James plays piano brilliantly over a large part of the world often in the Eastern Block and Countries such as Kazakhstan plus Europe.

He went to Oundle School followed by further training in Oxford, London and  Moscow.

James will be playing –

Haydn – Sonata in E flat Hob XVI : 52

Chopin – Two Nocturnes
Op 15 No 1 in F
Op 32 No 2 in A flat

Schumann – Kreisleriana Op 16

This is a wonderful programme full of variety and emotion which you will hear played by one of the best Pianists in the UK.

Few Musicians have reached the same international musical heights as James.

As a soloist and chamber musician James performs regularly throughout the UK and Europe. His recital work includes appearances at major concert series in France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Holland, the Czech Republic, Bermuda, Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Malaysia and in the UK at Wigmore Hall and the Edinburgh and Aldeburgh festivals. Having studied at the Moscow Conservatoire (during which time he reached the semi finals of the International Tchaikovsky Competition) he frequently returns to perform in the former Soviet Union. Highlights have included performances at the Sakharov Festival in Nizhny Novgorod and the Omsk Festival.

James’ orchestral performances include concertos with the the English and Scottish Chamber Orchestras, the Moscow, Khazakh and Belorussian Symphony Orchestras, and the Arad and Oradea Philharmonic Orchestras (Romania), and at venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Symphony Hall, Birmingham, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire and Astana Opera House. He has performed both Brahms Concertos in Russia and Romania.

He has been a member of the Barbican Piano Trio since 1992, performing frequently at Wigmore Hall and in major UK festivals and concert series, and throughout Europe and the USA.

He has served on the Juries of several international Piano competitions, notably in Romania, Latvia, Russia and Slovenia and gives many masterclasses, both in the UK and overseas, most recently in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Korea. He is in considerable demand as an adjudicator and is a member of the ABRSM

The recital is free of charge but donations would be much appreciated on your exit.

To book tickets for this event please contact Sandra Cochrane at

xbu120@yahoo.com

Your generous donations go towards concert expenses and to the church

 

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