2020 (2021) BPSE Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition Results

Big congratulations to the winners of our competition last Sunday. This year’s competition was funded by a generous donation from Henry Atterbury, a long-serving committee member who sadly passed away last year. First Prize Dmitrii Kalashnikov (RCM) Second Prize Charles Chun Him Tam (GSMD) Third Prize Eden Agranad Meged (RAM) Carola Grindea Audience Prize Charles … Read more

2021 Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition (Postponed)

Update: In light of the third national lockdown, the 2021 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition, originally scheduled for 28 February 2021, is inevitably unable to take place. The Society will aim to reschedule the competition in June 2021. New Date to be announced Venue to be announced Jury to be announced Pieces A compulsory bagatelle … Read more

2020 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition (Postponed 2021)

Update: In light of the third national lockdown, the 2020 Beethoven Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition, originally rescheduled for 7 February 2021, is inevitably unable to take place. The Society will aim to reschedule the competition in June 2021. The 28th Beethoven Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition is dedicated to the memory of BPSE Honorary Member and … Read more

Joint recital with St. Mary’s Perivale

photo: John Ross On the day of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, 16 December 2020, our series reached its climax with BPSE Chair performing two famous C minor sonatas, the early Pathétique and the final sonata Op.111. We are extremely grateful to our member and supporter Hugh Mather for organising this live stream at short notice after our original … Read more

Online Concert | Aristo Sham performs ‘Hammerklavier’

This concert is a part of our 35 Pianists for 35 Sonatas series and is scheduled on Monday 16 November 2020, 1pm (GMT). https://www.youtube.com/embed/OG1lieR7cQgAristo Sham, piano ProgrammeBeethoven Sonata Op.106 in B flat ‘Hammerklavier’ Programme Noteshttps://bit.ly/38HsIRg  

Online Prizewinner Recital Thomas Kelly

The BPSE presents a virtual concert given by the brilliant Thomas Kelly, who won our Beethoven Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition in 2019. The concert is scheduled on Tuesday 10 November 2020, 1pm (GMT). We are extremely grateful to St. Mary’s Perivale Church (http://www.st-marys-perivale.org.uk/) for helping us with the professional recording of this concert. Programme:Jonathan Östlund Mondspiegel … Read more

Volume 9

This page contains downloadable materials and updates on BPSE’s journal Arietta. “No. 9: Beethoven 250th Anniversary Special Edition” features articles by Barry Cooper, Julian Jacobson (BPSE Chair), William Kinderman, and Jonathan Del Mar, a previously unpublished lecture by the late Kendall Taylor (MBE, FRCM), and more. Arietta is available at no extra cost to all members … Read more

Rewatch our 6 online Summer Online Concerts…

…featuring Rose McLachlan, Florian Mitrea, Yoko Misumi, Sebastian Benedict Flore, Maksim Štšura, Tess Uys & Ben Shoeman, Callum Mclachlan, Julian Jacobson, Dinara Klinton, MinJung Baek, Sasha Grynyuk, Alexander Ullman, Alexander Soares, and James Brawn. Online Concert 1 Wednesday 15 July 2020 Rose McLachlan, piano Beethoven Sonata Op.31 No.3 in E flat Florian Mitrea, piano Beethoven … Read more

Online Concert

In place of our cancelled event due to COVID-19, the BPSE presents a pre-recorded virtual concert with the brilliant pianists Tolga Atalay Ün and Lee Jae Phang. This concert is scheduled on Monday 20 April 2020 at 1pm (BST) as a part of the 35 Pianists for 35 Sonatas cycle. Watch and listen with us … Read more

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