2012

Friday 14 December 2012

7 pm
St James’s, Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL
United Kingdom

£15 and £10 for BPSE Members

Warren Mailley-Smith, piano

Beethoven: Sonata Op31/2 in D minor, ‘Tempest’
Chopin: Four Scherzos
Mozart: Piano Concerto K414 in A major (arr. by Mozart for piano and string quartet)
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue.

Special Rate for BPSE MEMBERS – please mention Beethoven Piano Society of Europe


Wednesday 5 December 2012

1:10pm
St James’s Piccadilly
London
United Kingdom

Free entry, suggested donation of £3

Winner – 2012 BPSE Chamber Music Competition


Monday 26 November 2012

1.10pm
St James’s Church Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL
United Kingdom

Free – Retiring Collection

BPSE Lunchtime Recital

William Cuthbertson, piano

Beethoven-Sonata in B flat major op.106 ‘Hammerklavier’

BPSE Lunchtime Recital


Sunday 25 November 2012

2pm
Austrian Cultural Forum
28 Rutland Gate
London
SW7 1PQ
United Kingdom

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BPSE Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Competitors from the UK’s Music Colleges and Conservatores perform before a distinguished jury.

Programme includes Beethoven Sonatas chosen by the competitors and a compulsory Bagatelle

BPSE Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition


11:30am
Austrian Cultural Forum
28 Rutland Gate
London
SW7 1PQ
United Kingdom

BPSE AGM

Members are cordially invited to the Annual General Meeting of the BPSE.

Any topics for discussion as well as any nominations for Committee membership should be sent, not later than 11th November, to the Secretary


Saturday 17 November 2012

4pm
Austrian Cultural Forum
28 Rutland Gate
London
SW7 1PQ
United Kingdom

Details:
H W Atterbury
E-mail
0207 231 9622

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Member’s Recital

Mikhail Shilyaev, piano
(Former winner of BPSE Piano Competition)

Purcell: Two Grounds in c minor
Mozart: Variations in G K 455
Schubert-Liszt: ‘Aufenthalt’; ‘Liebesbotschaft’, ‘Der Mueller und der Bach’, ‘Erlkonig’

Tchaikovsky: ‘Meditation’, ‘Polka de Salon’
Rachmaninoff: Two Preludes – C sharp minor and G major
Tchaikovsky: ‘Lullaby’ (arr. Rachmaninoff)
Tcherepnin (1899-1977): ‘Scherzo’, ‘Polka’
Stravinsky: Thee fragments from ‘Petrushka’

Member’s Recital

This outstanding past BPSE Silver Medalist is playing an interesting concert that includes two works from his recently recorded CD of Alexander Tcherepnin’s music.
Seats can be booked & prepaid by contacting either
H W ATTERBURY 16 Plover Way SE167TT (see email on left) or
Mrs M SWINGLER 0207 3812942 joanna.peters1@googlemail.com


Monday 8 October 2012

1:10pm
St James’s Church Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London
United Kingdom

Free with retiring collection

Winner of the 2012 BPSE Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition
Zizhou Zhang, piano

Programme to include works by Beethoven


Friday 7 September 2012

1pm
St Barnabas Church
Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
London
W5 1QG
United Kingdom

Free – Retiring Collection

BPSE Prizewinner Lunchtime Recital

Winner of the 1012 BPSE Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition
Zizhou Zhang, piano

Programme includes works by Beethoven

BPSE Prizewinner Lunchtime Recital


Friday 31 August 2012

1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London
W1
United Kingdom

Free entry, donations gratefully received

BPSE Summer Music Festival

Gintaras Janusevicius, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven – 12 Variations on a Russian Dance in A Major, WoO 71
Pjotr Tchaikovsky – Dumka, Op.59
Alexander Borodin – Scherzo in A Flat Major
Claude Debussy – Ballade Slave
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Prelude in C Sharp minor, Op.3/2
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Lilacs, Op.21/5
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Prelude in G minor, Op.23/5
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Prelude in B Flat Major, Op.23/2

BPSE Summer Festival event 6/6


Wednesday 29 August 2012

1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London
W1C 2DJ
United Kingdom

Free Concert with donations gratefully received

BPSE Summer Music Festival

Zizhou Zhang, piano
Winner of the 2012 BPSE Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

BPSE Summer Festival event 5/6


Friday 24 August 2012

1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London
W1C 2DJ
United Kingdom

Free Concert with donations gratefully received

BPSE Summer Music Festival

Vidas Vaitkevicius, piano

BPSE Summer Festival event 4/6


Wednesday 22 August 2012

1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London
W1
United Kingdom

Free Concert with donations gratefully received

Tau Wey, piano

Beethoven Bagatelle in G minor, Op 119, No 1
Schubert Sonata in A major, D. 664
Liszt Nuages Gris
Liszt En Reve
Sophie Westbrooke Flying
Radiohead No Surprises (transcribed Tau Wey)
Gershwin S’Wonderful and I got Rhythm

BPSE Summer Festival event 3/6


Monday 20 August 2012

1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London
United Kingdom

Free with retiring donation

BPSE Summer Music Festival

Maria Marchant, piano

Programme includes Sonata in G major Op 79

BPSE Summer Music Festival event 2/6


Friday 17 August 2012

1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London
W1C 2DJ
United Kingdom

Free Concert with donations gratefully received

BPSE Summer Music Festival

Rohan de Saram – cello
Alberto Portugheis

BPSE Summer Festival event 1/6


Tuesday 7 August 2012

1pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
London
United Kingdom

Free entry

Stephen Savage, piano

Beethoven:
Rondo in C major, Op 51 no 1
Sonata in E major, Op 109
Sonata in A flat, Op 110


Friday 27 July 2012

1pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
London
United Kingdom

Free with retiring collection

Ana Cho, Piano

Part of the “Pianist of the World” series

Beethoven Sonata No.32 in C minor Op.111
Ginastera Sonata No.2 Op.53


Wednesday 25 July 2012

1:10pm
St James’s Church Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL
United Kingdom

Free – retiring collection

Angela Brownridge, piano

Beethoven Sonata “Appassionata” Op. 57
Rachmaninov Preludes no. 4 & 5 Op. 23
Chopin Ballade no. 4 in F minor Op. 52


Friday 15 June 2012

1.10pm
St James’s Church Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL
United Kingdom

Free – Retiring Collection

BPSE Lunchtime Recital

Eugene Alcalay, piano

Beethoven – Piano Sonata in A-flat major, Op.26
Sergei Rachmaninov – From Etudes Tableaux, Op.39, No.9 in D major
Frederic Chopin Piano Sonata No.2, Op.35 in B minor, Funeral March

BPSE Lunchtime Recital


28 May 2012 – 31 May 2012

10am
Steinway Hall
44 Marylebone Lane
London
W1U 2DB
United Kingdom

Concert/Competition on 31 May is Free Entry

BPSE Chamber Music Masterclass and Competition

Professor Rohan de Saram, internationally renowned cellist, gives two days of masterclasses in Beethoven’s chamber music for violin and piano and cello and piano duos.

Rohan de Saram is also the Adjudicator in the Chamber Music Competition on 31 May at 6pm.

First prize winner receives £400, a consultation lesson with Gwyneth George and a concert in the BPSE 2012-2013 series.

Both the Masterclass and the Competition are open to the public.
May 28th: daytime masterclass 10:30am-3:30pm
May 29th: daytime masterclass 10:30am-3:30pm

Chamber Music Competition (Free Entrance) at 6pm on 31 May

The fee for the Chamber Music Masterclass is £60 per Duo (violin/piano, cello/piano)

Duos interested to participate should send a biography, name of the work by Beethoven they wish to present and a cheque, contact the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe via the contact page or email secretary@bpse.org

Masterclass observers:
Non-Members: £10 per day; £15 for two days BPSE/EPTA/ESTA Members: £ 8 per day; £12 for two days

BPSE Chamber Music Masterclass and Competition


Monday 21 May 2012

1.10pm
St James’s Church Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London
W!J 9LL
United Kingdom

Free – Retiring Collection

BPSE Lunchtime Recital

Omri Epstein, piano

Beethoven – Sonata in A major Op. 101
Mussorgsky – Pictures at an Exhibition

BPSE Lunchtime Recital


Tuesday 8 May 2012

1pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
London
WC2N 4JJ
United Kingdom

Free – Retiring Collection

BPSE Lunchtime Recital

Erdem Misirlioglu, piano
Winner of the 2011 BPSE Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Programme to include works by Beethoven

BPSE Lunchtime Recital


Friday 20 April 2012

1pm
St Barnabas Church
Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
London
W5 1QG
United Kingdom

Free – Retiring Collection

BPSE Lunchtime Recital

Tom Hicks, piano
Winner of the 2011 BPSE Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Programme includes works by Beethoven

BPSE Lunchtime Recital


Wednesday 18 April 2012

1.10pm
St James’s Church Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL
United Kingdom

Free – Retiring Collection

BPSE Lunchtime Recital

Julian Cleff – piano

Kapustin – Sonata No. 6 Op. 62Ives – 2nd mvt ‘Hawthorne’, from Concord Sonata
Chopin – Etudes Op. 25 nos 5, 7, 10
Beethoven – Sonata Op. 57 ‘Appassionata’

BPSE Lunchtime Recital


Tuesday 27 March 2012

7pm
St Martins-in-the-Fields
London
United Kingdom

£10 – £18

St Martin’s Chamber Music Competition 2012

The competition embodies St Martin’s commitment to the discovery, nurture and promotion of new and emerging musical talent and continues a long history of musical excellence and artistic contribution at the heart of London. With the support of Making Music, the competition is able to offer winners the opportunity to establish and develop a performance profile throughout the UK.

This year’s finalists are:

The Cremona Piano Trio
Beethoven – Piano Trio in D op 70/1 ‘Ghost’ – 1st movement
Debussy – Piano Trio in G – 3rd movement
Shostakovich – Piano Trio in C minor op 8

Jacquin Trio
Kurtág – Hommage à R. Schumann
Schumann – Märchenerzählungen – 3rd movement
Françaix – Trio – movements 2, 4 and 5.

Lekker Quintet
Kurtág – Quintet for Winds op 2
Vosks – In Memory of Friend: Music for a Deceased Friend
Ligeti – Six Bagatelles

During the judging, 2010 competition winners the Piatti Quartet will perform:

Haydn – String Quartet op 76 No 3 ‘Emperor’ – ii. Poco adagio; cantabile
Beethoven – String Quartet No 10 in E flat ‘Harp’ – i. Poco adagio; allegro

Audience members at the final are also invited to vote for the Audience Prize to be announced along with the Winner at the conclusion of the evening. Voting forms will be included with your tickets.


Sunday 18 March 2012

2pm
Austrian Cultural Forum
28 Rutland Gate
London
SW7 1PQ
United Kingdom

Attendance is Free

BPSE Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

Pianists from the major UK music schools and junior departments of UK conservatoires

Competitors perform Beethoven Piano sonatas (free choice) and a Compulsory Piece, Beethoven’s Allegretto in C minor WoO 53.

The distinguished Jury includes Professor Melvyn Cooper (Warwick University)

2012 BPSE Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

The public is warmly invited to attend the competition in which competitor performances are followed by the Jury announcement. (expected end time between 4pm-5pm).


Friday 9 March 2012

1pm
St Barnabas, Ealing
London
United Kingdom

Winner – BPSE Senior Intercollegiate Competition 2011


Sunday 12 February 2012

7.30pm
Mill Hill Music Club at Henrietta Barnett School
Central Square, Hampstead
London
NW11
United Kingdom

Details:
Web site
E-mail
020 8959 3886

£15

Beethoven Violin Recital

Sivann Maayani-Zelikoff, violin
Ishay Shaer, piano

Prokofiev – Violin Sonata No.1 in F minor
Debussy – Violin Sonata in G minor L 140
Beethoven – Violin Sonata NO. 9 “Kreutzer”

Beethoven Prokofiev Debussy Violin Recital

Two foremost young artists from Israel in a rare London appearance perform masterpieces by Beethoven Prokofiev and Debussy. Tickets obtainalbe from Mr Michael Rawling, 2a Millway, Mill Hill, London NW27 3RE.


Friday 13 January 2012

1:10pm
St James’s Piccadilly
London
W1
United Kingdom

Entrance is free but a donation of £3 is suggested

Bruno Ferrari, Piano

Sonata No 10, Op 3 – Beethoven
Balada Mexicana – Manuel M Ponce
Au Lac De Wallenstadt – F Liszt
Réminiscences de Don Juan – Mozart/Liszt


Friday 6 January 2012

1.10pm
St James’s Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London
W1J 9LL
United Kingdom

Free – Retiring Collection

Lunchtime Recital

Alberto Portugheis, piano

Fantasy and Fugue in G minor (“Great”) BWV 542 – J.S.Bach
Sonata in B minor – Franz Liszt

Lunchtime Recital


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