Category: Concerts

Chopin
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Chopin

Master composer, virtuso pianist and firm favourite comes to Finchcocks Chopin is considered one of the great masters of the Romantic era (~1800-1900), fathers of romantic piano music and a virtuso performer urivalled in his generation. He is revered amongst pianists and non-pianists alike for his painfully beautiful, soulful and intricate writing. Bio in bullets...

An Evening with Gershwin and The Planets: Saturday 28 September 7pm
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An Evening with Gershwin and The Planets: Saturday 28 September 7pm

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first public performance of the The Planets, John Broadwood and Sons are sponsoring a concert to be held at Finchcocks which will feature the intriguing piano duet version of the The Suite. Holst (1974 – 1934) composed the planets whilst he was Head of Music at St Paul’s...

Love’s Journey in Song: Ravel, Schumann, Strauss with Helen Lacey – Fri 16 August 7.30pm
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Love’s Journey in Song: Ravel, Schumann, Strauss with Helen Lacey – Fri 16 August 7.30pm

Helen Lacey (soprano) and Alexandra Standing (pianist) bring this unique programme exploring Love’s depiction in song through time to Finchcocks. They will perform Ravel’s beautiful and impressionist song cycle Cinq mélodies populaires grecques – Greek folk songs, translated from the original to French by Michel Dimitri Calvocoressi. Edvard Grieg’s six German songs are also included...

An evening with Heli Ignatius-Fleet: Playing the piano should be like a walk in a garden of delights – Sun 9 Jun 2019 5pm
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An evening with Heli Ignatius-Fleet: Playing the piano should be like a walk in a garden of delights – Sun 9 Jun 2019 5pm

We’re very pleased to continue our collaboration with the European Piano Teachers’ Association, by hosting their next quarterly seminar. Heli Ignatius-Fleet is a the well-known pianist and pedagogue, and will provide a presentation on piano technique. Heli is a pianist and a teacher with a wealth of experience; she delivers inspiring lessons for students ranging from beginners...