Past Events

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Tuesday 30 October 2018, 1pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square
London (WC2N 4JJ)
United Kingdom
BPSE Competition-winners’ Recital series

Tolga Atalay Ün, piano (BPSE 2017 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition Prizewinner)

Beethoven Sonata No.31, in A flat, Op.110
Brahms Sonata No.1, in C, Op.1

Wednesday 3 October 2018, 1.10pm
​St James’s Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London (W1J 9LL)
United Kingdom
BPSE Lunchtime Recital series

Bela Hartmann, piano

Mozart Rondo in A minor, K.511
Widmann Idyll und Abyss (2009)
Beethoven Eroica Variations, Op.35

​Wednesday 22 August 2018, 1.10pm
​St James’s Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London (W1J 9LL)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Tippett/Beethoven Series

Thomas Ang, piano

Beethoven/Liszt Adelaide
Beethoven/Tausig Cavatina from String Quartet Op.130
Tippett Sonata No.4 (1983–4)

​Wednesday 15 August 2018, 1.10pm
​St James’s Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London (W1J 9LL)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Tippett/Beethoven Series

Lee Jae Phang, piano

Beethoven Sonata No.10, in G, Op.14 No.2
Debussy Hommage à Rameau, from Images Book 1
Debussy Les collines d’Anacapri, from Préludes Book 1
Tippett Sonata No.3 (1972–3)

​Friday 10 August 2018, 1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London (W1C 2DJ)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Summer Festival

Sasha Grynyuk, piano

Mompou Canciones y Danzas Nos.1 and 6
Beethoven Bagatelles Op.33
Beethoven Sonata No.31, in A flat, Op.110

​Wednesday 8 August 2018, 1.10pm
​St James’s Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London (W1J 9LL)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Tippett/Beethoven Series

Julian Trevelyn, piano

William Byrd Sellinger’s Round
Beethoven Sonata No.31, in Ab, Op.110
Tippett Sonata No.1 (1936–8)

​Friday 3 August 2018, 1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London (W1C 2DJ)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Summer Festival

Amarins Wierdsma, violin
Joon Yoon, piano

Beethoven Sonata No.8, in G, Op.30 No.3
Schubert Fantasia in C, D.934

​Wednesday 1 August 2018, 1.10pm
​St James’s Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London (W1J 9LL)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Tippett/Beethoven Series

Yuki Negishi, piano

Beethoven Sonata No.17, in D minor, Op.31 No.2, “Tempest
Tippett Sonata No.2 (1962)
Chopin Ballad No.3, in Ab, Op.47
Kapustin Prelude Op.53 No.5
Kapustin Concert Etude Op.40 No.1, Prelude

​Friday 27 July 2018, 1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London (W1C 2DJ)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Summer Festival

Ben Smith, piano

Brian Ferneyhough Lemma-Icon-Epigram (1981)
Beethoven Sonata No.21, in C, Op.53, Waldstein
Cassandra Miller Philip the wanderer (2012)
Helmut Lachenmann Marche Fatale (2018)

Friday 20 July 2018, 1pm
Regent Hall
275 Oxford Street
London (W1C 2DJ)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Summer Festival

Grigoris Ioannou, piano

Einojuhani Rautavaara Narcissus (2001)
Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 23, in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”
Liszt from Two Legends, No.2: “St Francis of Paola walking on the waves“, S.175
Liszt Sonata après une lecture du Dante, S.161

​Monday 9 July 2018, 1.10pm
​St James’s Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London (W1J 9LL)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Lunchtime series

Eugene Alcalay, piano

Beethoven Sonata No.29, in Bb, Op.106, Hammerklavier

Sunday 8 July 2018, 10am – 6pm
City Lit
1 – 10 Keeley St
London (WC2B 4BA)
Tippett Day: a celebration of the life and work of Sir Michael Tippett on the 20th anniversary of his death, focusing on the composer’s piano music and his intense relationship to the music of Beethoven.

Programme

10am – 1pm Talks and Panel Discussion

10am Welcome – Julian Jacobson, Chairman BPSE

10.05am Oliver Soden: Tippett – The Piano Sonatas in Context

10.45am Christopher Mark: Tippett against Beethoven

11.30am Break

11.40am Andrew Ball and Meirion Bowen in Conversation with Julian Jacobson: Reflections on Tippett’s Piano Music

12.00pm Panel: Tippett, his piano music, and his relationship to Beethoven
Andrew Ball, Meirion Bowen, Julian Jacobson, Christopher Mark, William Mival, Oliver Soden

1pm Lunch

1.45pm – 5.15pm Piano Masterclass
Professor Andrew Ball, former Head of Keyboard Studies at the RCM. Participants
include Ruth Hopkins (soprano) and Duncan Appleby (piano) performing ‘The Heart’s Assurance‘ and three of the four pianists who are playing in the BPSE concert series at St. James’s Piccadilly in August: Yuki Negishi, Julian Trevelyan and Thomas Ang.

1.45pm Piano Masterclass, Part 1

3.15pm Coffee/Tea Break

3.45pm Piano Masterclass, Part 2

5.15pm Closing thoughts, Julian Jacobson

Tickets for full day of events: £15, £10 BPSE/EPTA/ISM, £5 Students

Friday 25 May 2018, 1pm
St. Barbanas Millennium Hall
Pitshanger Lane
Ealing
London (W5 1QG)
United Kingdom
BPSE Competition-winners’ Recital series

Adam Heron (BPSE 2017 Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition First Prizewinner)

Bach English Suite No.3 in G minor, BWV 808
Chopin Barcarolle Op.60
Scriabin Sonata No.2

Thursday 24 May 2018, 7.30pm
St. Frideswide’s Church
Botley Road
Oxford (OX2 0BL)
United Kingdom
BPSE Competition-winners’ Recital series

Tolga Atalay Ün (BPSE 2017 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition First Prizewinner)

Debussy Images Book 1 (Complete)
Berg Piano Sonata Op.1
Beethoven Piano Sonata No.31, in Ab, Op.110

Interval

Brahms Three Intermezzi, Op.117
Brahms Piano Sonata No.1, in C, Op.1

Wednesday 2 May 2018, 1.10pm
​St James’s Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London (W1J 9LL)
United Kingdom
BPSE Competition-winners’ Recital series

Yuexuan Song, piano (BPSE 2017 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition Third Prizewinner)

Bach/Petri Sheep May Safely Graze
Beethoven Eroica Variations, Op.35
Chopin Nocturne in C# minor, Op.27 No.1
Liszt Spanish Rhapsody, S.254

Friday 4 May 2018, 1pm
St. Barnabas Millennium Hall
Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
London (W5 1QG)
United Kingdom
BPSE Competition-winners’ Recital series

Tolga Atalay Ün (BPSE 2017 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition First Prizewinner)

Brahms Piano Sonata No.1, in C, Op.1
Brahms Three Intermezzi, Op.117

​Friday 26 January 2018, 1.10pm
​St James’s Piccadilly
197 Piccadilly
London (W1J 9LL)
United Kingdom
​BPSE Lunchtime series

Konstantinos Destounis, piano

Chopin Scherzo No.2, in Bb minor, Op.31
Theodore Antoniou Prelude and Toccata
John PsathasJettatura
Beethoven Sonata No.23, in F minor, Op.57, Appassionata

​Sunday 25 March 2018, 1.10pm
Carole Nash Hall
Chetham’s School of Music
Long Millgate
Manchester (M3 1SB)
United Kingdom
​BPSE 2018 Beethoven Junior Intercollegiate Piano Competition

All UK Music Conservatoires and Specialist Music Schools are invited to nominate a pianist to represent them in the Junior Competition.

Each competitor performs a complete Beethoven piano sonata of their choice in addition to compulsory Bagatelle in C minor, Op.119 No.5.

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