Sunday 8 December 2019, 1:30pm-6pm City Literary Institute (City Lit) 1-10 Keeley Street London (WC2B 4BA) United Kingdom BPSE 2019 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition All UK Music Conservatoires and Specialist Music Schools are invited to nominate a pianist to represent them in the Senior Competition. Each competitor performs a complete Beethoven piano sonata of their … Read more

Fundraising Concert on 8 February 2020

We are overwhelmed by 5 incredible, world-class performances of all Beethoven’s Piano & Cello Sonatas. It was a successful evening with a full house! Our deepest gratitude to the Razumovsky Academy for their generous hospitality and to the London Cello Society for their support.  

35 Pianists for 35 Sonatas

The Beethoven Piano Society of Europe is looking forward enormously to the Anniversary Year of 2020 during which we shall be fully celebrating the 250th Birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), for many people still the greatest composer who ever lived. Past Concerts in the 35 for 35 Series Monday 3 February 2020, 1:10pm-2pm Toru … Read more

2019 BPSE Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition Results

Congratulations to all the pianists who participated in our competition last week! We are delighted to announce the fantastic results: First Prize Thomas Kelly (Royal College of Music) Second Prize and Audience Prize Luke Jones (Royal Northern College of Music) Third Prize Daisuke Yoshida (Royal Birmingham Conservatoire)

2020 Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Sunday 15 March 2020 University College School, Hampstead, London Jury: Leslie Howard, Karl Lutchmayer, Julian Jacobson (BPSE Chair) 1st: Clara Sherratt (Royal College of Music)2nd: James Wang (Royal Northern College of Music)3rd: Devin Liu (Royal Academy of Music) Download Programme PDF On Sunday March 15 our annual Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition was held in the … Read more

2018 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Sunday 9 December 2018 Whitgift School, South Croydon Jury: Marios Papadopoulos MBE, Dennis Lee, Melvyn Cooper 1st Prize: Minkyu Kim, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 2nd Prize: Maxim Kinasov, Royal Northern College of Music 3rd Prize: Kilian Scholla, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and Yuanfan Yang, Royal Academy of Music The annals of the Beethoven Piano Society of … Read more

2019 BPSE Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition Results

On Sunday 24 February, seven young pianists nominated by UK music conservatoires and specialist music schools participated in our 2019 Junior Competition. Each competitor performed a complete Beethoven piano sonata of their choice and compulsory Bagatelle in C, Op.33 No.2. We are delighted to share with you this year’s results:   First Prize Rose McLachlan (Chetham’s School of Music)   Second … Read more

2019 Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Sunday, 24 February 2019, City Literary Institute (City Lit), 1-10 Keeley Street, London, WC2B 4BA. Jury: Dr. Janet Obi-Keller, Caroline Palmer, Melvyn Cooper 1st: Rose McLachlan (Chetham’s School of Music) 2nd: Ellis Thomas (Royal Northern College of Music) 3rd: Sebastian Benedict Flore (Centre for Young Musicians) On Sunday February 24 we held our annual Beethoven … Read more