Delighted to be performing Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto no 1 at the Barbican Centre and The Bridgewater Hall this month for the Raymond Gubbay Tchaikovsky Gala. Below you can listen to the podcast where I am being interviewed about the challenges and excitement of performing this very well known concerto. See you there!

December 30, 2011

Concert at Barbican

So happy after concert with RPO at Barbican. Concert sold out!!

December 29, 2011

Beethoven Emperor Concerto

200 years, one month and one day ago (28 Nov 1811) Beethoven’s beloved Emperor Concerto had it’s premiere in Leipzig. The piece was enthusiastically received by the audience and the review in the Allgemeine Zeitung described it as” undoubtedly one of the most original, imaginative, effective but also the most difficult of all existing concertos.” […]

December 21, 2011

Lovely afternoon

Spent a lovely afternoon in the Barbican Hall, choosing the piano I’ll be using for the Emperor concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on 29 Dec. How very exciting!

December 15, 2011

Exciting finish to 2011

2 weeks today I’ll be playing Beethoven’s beloved Emperor Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Christopher Warren Green at the Barbican Hall. What better way to finish the year..Party afterwards!