2016 Chamber Music Masterclasses and Competition

Masterclass Monday 16 May 2016,  10am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm Tuesday 17 May 2016, 10am – 1pm & 2pm – 6pm Competition Wednesday 18 May 2016, 6pm First Prize: Louko Piano Trio (RNCM) –  Erkki Louko (violin) | Waynne Woo Seok Kwon (cello) | Victor Lim (piano) Second Prize: Amarins Wierdsma (violin) | Edward Liddall (piano) … Read more

BPSE Summer Festival

The BPSE Summer Festival Series takes place at the newly refurbished Regent Hall, 275 Oxford Street, London (W1C 2DJ), across July and August this year. Entry to all concerts is free with a collection. Friday 19 July 2019, 1pm Mengyang Pan, piano Beethoven Rage Over a Lost Penny (Rondo a capriccio in G, Op.129) Liszt Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude Liszt Funérailles … Read more

BPSE Prizewinner’s Recitals

These recitals are given by the winners of our Junior & Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competitions. Tuesday 10 November 2020, 1pm (Online Concert) Thomas Kelly, piano (BPSE 2019 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition First Prizewinner) Jonathan Östlund Mondspiegel – Fantasia on Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight Sonata’ (mvt.1) (World Premiere) Beethoven Fantasia Op.77 Schumann Carnaval Op.9 Concert Link: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8GQ01YbBz0] … Read more

BPSE Lunchtime Series

The BPSE Lunchtime Series is one of the society’s flagship events taking place at St James’s Piccadilly and St Martin-in-the-Fields. Entry to all concerts is free with a collection. Friday 29 November 2019, 1.10pm Bobby Chen and Nadia Lasserson, piano duet Robin Soldan, flute Nathaniel Harrison, bassoon Nadia Lasserson, piano Beethoven 8 Variations on a Theme by Count Waldstein, WoO 67, for piano duet Beethoven … Read more

Volume 8

Arietta no. 8, 2014, features: Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations: Its Autograph Score, and Moises Kaufman’s 33 Variations –William Kinderman Structural Implications of the Double Bars in the Autograph of Beethoven’s Diabelli Variations –Barry Cooper The Viennese Forerunners of the ‘Diabelli’ Project –Erica Buurman The Origins of Beethoven’s Twenty-Third ‘Diabelli’ Variation, Op.120 –Sian Derry View from the Top: High … Read more