Proudly present a series of classes, performances, prizes, a masterclass and a finale concert in the historic setting of Tonbridge School over three days during the Lent half-term break. Find out more about KIPC...
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Friday 1st November 2019
Big School, Tonbridge School
Mozart Piano Concerto K. 467
Jinah Shim, Piano
Howard Shelley, Conductor
London Mozart Players
Full details to follow soon.
Remarkable internationally acclaimed pianist, recordings artist and star of Classic FM Ji Liu has been appointed as KIPC Head of Performance and will join the courses for all three days. Ji has made several highly respected recordings and has won many international competitions.
Ji will perform during the Saturday night concert, which will be in the Recital Room at Tonbridge School Music Department and begins at 6pm. Programme:
Schubert Impromptu in B flat D.960
Liu Etude No. 1
Friday 9th November, 7:30pm
East Malling Research Station Music Club
Pilsdon Barn, West Malling, ME19 6HH
Beethoven - Waldstein Sonata
Chopin - Scherzo No. 4
Beethoven - Sonata No 26, "Les Adieux"
Debussy - Images
Prokofiev - Sonata No. 3
Mary Methuen has very kindly allowed us to use her Steinway Grand Piano
Tickets £12 at the door. Under 25 free!
More info from 01732 843129
Following the masterclass on Sunday Noriko Ogawa gave a short performance of works by Chopin during the Final Concert:
Grande Valse Brillante in E flat major, Op. 18
Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise Brillante Op. 22
If you are a keen pianist of any standard wishing to share learning, informal and formal performances, small group classes and a festival, then you will enjoy the courses.
If you are a conservatoire student there are opportunities to win recital and concerto prizes, as well as take part in masterclasses with leading pianists.
After more than 25 successful years, most participants return the next year; the youngest enjoy the fun of the occasion; the most experienced the skilled tuition, the expert masterclasses and the further opportunities offered.
Our courses cater for any age and are offered in these categories:
Intermediate for pianists ABRSM grades 1 to 5
Senior for grades 6 to 8
Advanced for those beyond Grade 8