July 25, 2014

Tickets on sale now!

Tickets on sale for my next concert in Romania, supporting Fundatia Principesa Margareta a Romaniei at the Atheneum in Bucharest, celebrating Regele Mihai I‘s 93rd birthday. All raised funds will go towards scholarships for young artists selected by the Princess’ Foundation (http://www.fpmr.ro/). Wonderful cause, friends and music from the heart, see you there https://www.myticket.ro/evenimente/concert-extraordinar-alexandra-dariescu-ateneul-roman-bucuresti-25-octombrie-2014.html

“The Romanian budget for Culture will be cut to less than 130 mil next year, 5 times lower than that of Poland and a drop in the ocean compared to the arts budgets in Western Europe”. The AFP news agency made a concise film about the Orchestra Nationala de Tineret a Romaniei (NYO) with interviews […]

Awesome meeting and first play through of “uncertain light” by young British composer Aled Smith, who astonished me with incredible attention to detail, focus and passion for his music. Can’t wait to give the world premiere at the Royal Fes>tival Hall this Saturday, part of the Royal Philharmonic Society‘s bicentenary celebrations. 6pm pre concert talk […]

Had the best time teaching 8 students this afternoon in a four hour masterclass at Queen’s College. Astonishing to see so much talent, dedication and passion- loved every second of it! Now a strong cuppa tea and full length recital this eve…! at Queen’s College, Taunton

August 28, 2013

Write for the RPS

The Royal Philharmonic Society invites composers under 25 to submit a piano miniature of c.3mins duration inspired by Messiaen’s work, Des canyons aux toiles. I am thrilled to be part of the jury for this commission and will be giving the world premiere of the winning piece at the Royal Festival Hall on 2 November […]

So proud of my friend Melanie Spanswick on her book launch “So you want to play the piano?”. Here is a little interview we did a few months ago at Steinway Hall talking about my upbringing, influences, Young-Classical Artists-trust, Royal Philharmonic Society, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and debut […]