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Past Concerts 2018
August 2018
Sunday, 12th August at 16:30
ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, NEW YORK, USA
PAST EVENT
Venue: Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theatre, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Program Six
The Piano in Russia


Performance with pianists Danny Driver, Fei-Fei, Andrey Gugnin, Piers Lane, and Orion Weiss

Piers plays:

PROKOFIEV - Toccata
RACHMANINOFF - Suite No.2 for Two Pianos with Fei-Fei
Saturday, 11th August at 13:30
ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, NEW YORK, USA
PAST EVENT
Venue: Fisher Center, Olin Hall, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Program Five
The Piano in Russia



Piers plays:

BALAKIREV: Scherzo No.2
Friday 3rd August at 19:30
MELBOURNE, Vic, Australia
PAST EVENT


Venue: Melbourne Town Hall

MELBOURNE TOWNHALL SERIES

Piers plays:

LISZT - Concerto No 1 with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Benjamin Northey

Website information (incl. Booking info)

July 2018
Friday 20th to Tuesday 24th July
TOWNSVILLE, Qld, Australia
PAST EVENT
Competition webste

Venue: Townsville Civic Theatre

Piers adjudicates Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition.

He will give a masterclass to three non-finalists on Tuesday morning

Competition Facebook website

Thursday 19th July at 19:30
CANBERRA , ACT, Australia
PAST EVENT


Venue: Llewellyn Hall, ANU

Piers plays with the

Canberra Symphony Orchestra

with Dimity Hall and Julian Smiles:

BEETHOVEN - Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin & Cello

Canberra SO website and Booking Link

Wednesday 18th July at 19:30
CANBERRA , ACT, Australia
PAST EVENT


Venue: Llewellyn Hall, ANU

Piers plays with the

Canberra Symphony Orchestra

with Dimity Hall and Julian Smiles:

BEETHOVEN - Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin & Cello

Canberra SO website and Booking Link

Saturday 14th July at 20:00
COFFS HARBOUR , NSW, Australia
PAST EVENT


Venue: Coffs Harbour Music Society

PIERS LANE & ANDREW HAVERON (violin)

BRITTEN - Suite for violin and piano Op.6,
ELGAR - Violin Sonata Op.82,
YSAŸE - Poème Elegiaque,
RAVEL - Violin Sonata No.2 in G major

Website information and Booking Link



Sunday 8th July at 16:00
PERTH, WA, Australia
PAST EVENT

Government House, Perth
Venue: Government House, Perth

Piers Lane - Solo Recital

SCARLATTI - Sonatas in B minor Kk87 and G major Kk14
BACH - Prelude and Fugue in C sharp major Book 1 No 3
BACH - Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor Book 1 No 22
TCHAIKOVSKY - Six Pieces on a Single Theme Op 21
CHOPIN - Two Nocturnes Op 27
RACHMANINOFF - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op 22

More information and Booking Link

June 2018
Friday 29th June at 18:00 and 21:00
SANDEFJORD, Norway
PAST EVENT

Venue: Sandefjord Church

NORWAY: Fjord Classics Festival Sandjeford

18:00
Piers plays various songs
'Remembering Jussi Bjorling' with Bror Magnus Tødenes
SCHUBERT - Piano Trio No 1 in B flat major D898 with Liza Ferschtman and Sandra Lied Haga

21:00
Piers plays HAYDN - Mermaid Song Hob. Xxvia;25
with Inga Lohne-Otterstad
ENESCU - Legende (1906) with Håkan Hardenberger


Further details and Booking Link


Thursday 28th June at 21:00
SANDEFJORD, Norway
PAST EVENT

Venue: Sandefjord Church

NORWAY: Fjord Classics Festival Sandjeford

21:00
Piers plays SCHUMANN - :Dichterliebe
with tenor Bror Magnus Tødenes


Further details and Booking Link


Wednesday 27th June at 21:00
SANDEFJORD, Norway
PAST EVENT

Venue: Sandefjord Church

NORWAY: Fjord Classics Festival Sandjeford

21:00
Piers plays songs by Francesco Paolo Tosti with Bror Magnus Tødenes

23:00
Piers plays Bent Sørensen - Nocturne
BACH/GRAINGER - : Blithe Bells "Sheep may Safely Graze"

Further details and Booking Link


Tuesday 26th June at 18:00 and 21:00
SANDEFJORD, Norway
PAST EVENT

Venue: Sandefjord Church

NORWAY: Fjord Classics Festival Sandjeford

18:00
Opening Concert:
Piers plays:
MOZART/GRIEG - Sonata K545 with Katrine Gislinge
GRIEG - : Six Songs Op 25 with Bror Magnus Tødenes

21:00
Piers plays songs by GADE and SCHUBERT with Aksel Rykkvin
SCHUMANN - Adagio and Allegro with Sandra Lied Haga

Further details and Booking Link

Monday 18th June at 19:30
HONITON, East Devon
PAST EVENT

Venue: The Deer Park Country House Hotel, Orangery, Buckerell Village, Weston, Honiton, East Devon EX14 3PG

EAST DEVON MUSIC FESTIVAL

Piers Lane with Tasmin Little (violin)

Programme:
BRAHMS - Sonatensatz from the FAE Sonata
SCHUBERT - Sonatina in D major
SZYMANOWSKI - Sonata in D minor
-interval-
RAVEL - Pièce en form d’Habanera
FRANK - Sonata in A major

More information and Booking Link

Monday 18th June at 13:00
HONITON, East Devon
PAST EVENT

Venue: The Deer Park Country House Hotel, Orangery, Buckerell Village, Weston, Honiton, East Devon EX14 3PG

EAST DEVON MUSIC FESTIVAL

SOLO RECITAL by PIERS LANE

Programme:
SCARLATTI - Sonatas in B minor Kk87 and G major Kk14
BACH - Prelude and Fugue in C sharp major Book 1 No 3
BACH - Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor Book 1 No 22
CHOPIN - Two Nocturnes Op 27
RACHMANINOFF - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op 22

More information and Booking Link

Saturday 16th June after 19:30
GRINDELWALD Switzerland
PAST EVENT
Belvedere Hotel
Venue: Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald, Dorfstrasse 53, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland
Alpine Classics, Belvedere Hotel, Grindelwald with Jack Liebeck and Thomas Carroll

Piers plays Haydn: Piano Trio in G major; Scarlatti Sonatas in B minor Kk87 and G major Kk14, Grainger: Blithe Bells; Korngold: Suite from Much Ado About Nothing, Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise for Cello and Piano, Rachmaninoff: Trio Elégiaque No 1.
Friday 15th June at 21:00
GRINDELWALD Switzerland
PAST EVENT
Belvedere Hotel
Venue: Hotel Belvedere Grindelwald, Dorfstrasse 53, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland
Alpine Classics, Belvedere Hotel, Grindelwald with Jack Liebeck and Thomas Carroll

Piers plays Chopin: Nocturnes Op 27, Franck Sonata for Violin and Piano, Schubert Piano Trio No 1 in B flat
Saturday/Sunday 9th June
LONDON
PAST EVENT
Hattori Foundation
Venue: Hattori Foundation - 7 Exton Street, London SE1 8UE

Piers adjudicates the Hattori Foundation auditions

Hattori Foundation website

Sunday 3rd & 10th, Monday 11th June
LONDON
PAST EVENT
RCMM
Venue: Royal College of Music, London
Piers examines Artist Diplomas art the Royal College of Music
May 2018
Saturday 26th May at 19:30
ADELAIDE, South Australia
PAST EVENT



Venue: UKARIA Cultural Centre, 119 Williams Rd, Mt Barker Summit, South Australia, 5251



Piers Lane and the Goldner Quartet

Piers plays Piano Quintets by Korngold and Brahms, and Schubert/Liszt: Ständchen

Programme:
BEETHOVEN _ - String Quartet No.11 Serioso
KORNGOLD - Piano Quintet in E, Op.15
SCHUBERT - Ständchen arr. Liszt
BRAHMS - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34a


Piers Lane with members of the Goldner Quartet



Friday 25th May at 19:00
MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia PAST EVENT

Elizbeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne.

Venue: Elizbeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne.



Piers Lane and the Goldner Quartet

Piers plays Piano Quintets by Korngold and Brahms, and Schubert/Liszt: Ständchen

Programme:
BEETHOVEN _ - String Quartet No.11 Serioso
KORNGOLD - Piano Quintet in E, Op.15
SCHUBERT - Ständchen arr. Liszt
BRAHMS - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34a

Further Information and Booking Link

Saturday 19th May at 19:30
HOBART, Tas, Australia
PAST EVENT
TSO website
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Venue: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Tas.



Carl Vine two-piano Concerto

with Piers Lane and Kathryn Stott and TSO under Rory Macdonald

Programme:
HUMPERDINCK - The Merchant of Venice, Love Scene
Carl VINE - Concerto for Two Pianos
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No 5

Further Information and Booking Link

Thursday 17th May at 18:00
HOBART, Tas, Australia
PAST EVENT
TSO
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Venue: Federation Concert Hall, Hobart, Tas
TSO Studio



Kathryn Stott and Piers Lane in conversation

Join Christopher Lawrence as he chats with pianists Kathryn Stott and Piers Lane, co-soloists in Carl Vine’s new Concerto for Two Pianos. Written specifically for Kathryn and Piers, Vine’s concerto is being performed in Federation Concert Hall on 19 May as part of its world première season. Come behind the scenes with Kathryn, Piers and Christopher, enter the world of the professional concert pianist and discover the challenges of learning a new and demanding double concerto.

Includes drinks and canapes.

Link to TSO website incl Booking Link


Saturday 12th May at 19:30
PERTH, WA, Australia
PAST EVENT

Perth Concert Hall
Venue: Perth Concert Hall


MEET THE ARTISTS
Piers Lane, Kathryn Stott and Carl Vine
Post-concert - Saturday night

Ravel's Bolero & Two Pianos

Three colourful works frame Carl Vine’s Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, given its world premiere in Perth by luminaries Piers Lane and Kathryn Stott.

WASO Orchestra/Rory Macdonald, conductor

Programme:
STRAVINSKY - Dumbarton Oaks
CARL VINE - Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra
(WORLD PREMIERE)
PROKOFIEV - Lieutenant Kijé: Suite
RAVEL - Boléro

Further information and Booking Link

Friday 11th May at 19:30
PERTH, WA, Australia
PAST EVENT

Perth Concert Hall
Venue: Perth Concert Hall

Ravel's Bolero & Two Pianos

Three colourful works frame Carl Vine’s Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, given its world premiere in Perth by luminaries Piers Lane and Kathryn Stott.

WASO Orchestra/Rory Macdonald, conductor

Programme:
STRAVINSKY - Dumbarton Oaks
CARL VINE - Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra
(WORLD PREMIERE)
PROKOFIEV - Lieutenant Kijé: Suite
RAVEL - Boléro

Further information and Booking Link

Sunday 6th May at 15:00
BRISBANE, Qld. Australia
PAST EVENT

Conservatorium Theatre, Brisbane
Venue: Conservatorium Theatre, Griffith University, Brisbane, Qld.

Piers Lane plays a solo recital

Programme:
SCARLATTI
Sonata in B minor, K 87/L 33, Sonata in G, K 14/L 387
BACH
Prelude and Fugue in C sharp major, BWV 848, Prelude and Fugue in B flat minor, BWV 867
CHOPIN
Sonata No 2 in B flat minor, Op 35, Two Nocturnes Op 27
RACHMANINOV
Variations on a Theme by Chopin, Op 22

More information and Booking Link

Wednesday 2nd May at TBC
MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia
PAST EVENT

Youth Music Foundation

Venue: 25 Balmerino Avenue, Toorak

Fundraising recital for Youth Music Foundation

Piers Lane plays a solo recital

Programme:
Domenico Scarlattii -
Sonata in B minor Kk87
Sonata in G major Kk14

Johann Sebastian Bach -
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C sharp major BWV848
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 22 in B flat minor BWV867

Fryderyk Chopin - Sonata No 2 in Bb minor Op 35

Fryderyk Chopin - 2 Nocturnes Op. 27

Sergey Rachmaninov - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op. 22

April 2018
Nov
Dec
Sunday 22nd April at 19:30
KESWICK
PAST EVENT

Theatre by the Lake, Keswick


Venue: Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

18:45 - Pre-concert Talk

Solo Recital by Piers for Keswick Music Society

Programme:
Domenico Scarlatti -
Sonata in B minor Kk87
Sonata in G major Kk14

Johann Sebastian Bach -
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C sharp major BWV848
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 22 in B flat minor BWV867

Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor Op. 57 'Appassionata'

Fryderyk Chopin - 2 Nocturnes Op. 27

Sergey Rachmaninov - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op. 22

Website for Theatre by the Lake

Saturday/Sunday 14th/15th April
LONDON
PAST EVENT
YCAT
Venue: TBC
Piers is adjudicating the YCAT semifinal auditions on April 14 and 15 2018.
Friday 13th April at 19:00
LONDON
PAST EVENT

Reform Club, London
Venue: Reform Club, London

Solo Recital by Piers

Programme:
Chopin - Sonata No 2 in Bb minor Op 35
Chopin/Balakirev - Romanze from Piano Concerto No 1
Rachmaninoff - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op 22




Friday 6th - Saturday 8th April
GLASGOW, Scotland
PAST EVENT
Venue: Glasgow, Scotland

Piers, as Artistic Director, represents the Sydney International Piano Competition at the World Federation of International Piano Competitions Conference in Glasgow


Thursday 5th April at 19:30
LONDON
PAST EVENT

St Peters Church
Venue: St Peters Church, Eaton Square, 119, London SW1W 9AL

Recital at Eaton Square Concerts

Programme:
Mozart - Sonata in C major K545
Mozart - Adagio in B minor K540
Beethoven - Sonata in F minor Op 57 (the ‘Appassionata’)
Schubert - Impromptu in Gb major
Schubert/Liszt - Standchen
Schubert/Godowsky - Rosamunde
Strauss/Godowsky - Fledermaus
Strauss/Schultz-Evler - Concert Arabesques on the Beautiful Blue Danube

Concert info

March 2018
 
Thursday 15th March at TBC
LOULE, Portugal
PAST EVENT

Os Agostos


Venue: “Os Agostos" country estate near Sta. Barbara de Nexe, Central Algarve, Portugal.
Solo Recital by Piers Lane

Chopin and Romantic Russians

Programme:
Glazunov - Variations in F sharp minor Op 72
Chopin/Balakirev: Romanze from Concerto No 1
Chopin - Sonata No 2 in B flat minor Op 35
Interval
Fryderyk Chopin - 2 Nocturnes Op. 27
Sergey Rachmaninov - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op. 22


More info and email address to order tickets

Tuesday 13th March at TBC
LOULE, Portugal
PAST EVENT


Os Agostos,

 

 




Venue: “Os Agostos" country estate near Sta. Barbara de Nexe, Central Algarve, Portugal.
Solo Recital by Piers Lane

A night in Vienna

Programme:
Mozart - Sonata in C major K545
Mozart - Adagio in B minor K540
Beethoven - Sonata in F minor Op 57 (the ‘Appassionata’)
Interval
Schubert - Impromptu in Gb major D899 No 3
Schubert/Liszt - Standchen
Schubert/Godowsky - Rosamunde
Strauss/Godowsky - Fledermaus
Strauss/Schultz-Evler - Concert Arabesques on the Beautiful Blue Danube

More info and email address to order tickets



February 2018
Tuesday 20th February at TBC
WATFORD
PAST EVENT
Dutton Epoch website


Venue: Watford Town Hall
Piers records with BBC Concert Orchestra under Johannes Wildner for Dutton Epoch label.

CD recording / Dutton records
Braunfels Volume 4



Monday 19th February at 19:30
LONDON, Putney
PAST EVENT

Putney Music Club


Venue: Putney Music Club,
Dryburgh Hall
Putney Leisure Centre
Dryburgh Road
Putney, London, SW15 1BL
Paul Lewis Pianist
Piers interviews pianist
Paul Lewis about his life and career for Putney Music Club.

Last year he succeeded Dame Fanny Waterman as Artistic Director of the Leeds International Piano Competition.
.


Further Information from Putney Music Club

Thursday 15th February at 19:30
MESA, Arizona, USA
PAST EVENT





Venue: Piper Repertory Theatre
One East Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201

Solo Recital by Piers

Programme:
Complete Chopin Nocturnes

Further information and Ticket Link


A tour of Southwest Alaska for February 5-7, 2018!
Pianist Piers Lane and cellist Zuill Bailey will visit the communities of Bethel, Kwethluk, and Mekoryuk.
PAST EVENT

4th-11th February 2018
Sitka Summer Music Festival - Winter Classics - Alaska Outreach

Sunday 11th February at 16:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, USA
PAST EVENT

UAA Recital Hall
Venue: UAA Recital Hall, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

Recital

Programme:
Auerbach - Three Dances in the Old Style for Violin and Cello, Op. 54
Tcherepnin - Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 49
Shostakovich - Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor, Op. 40
Rachmaninov - Variations on a Theme of Chopin, Op. 22

Further information and Ticket Link


Saturday 10th February at 19:30
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, USA
PAST EVENT

UAA Recital Hall
Venue: UAA Recital Hall, University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

Recital

Programme:
Beethoven - Sonata No. 4 for Cello and Piano in C Major, Op. 102
Prokofiev - Violin Sonata No. 1 in F Minor, Op. 80
Brahms - Piano Trio No. 2 in C Major, Op. 87

Further information and Ticket Link



Friday 9th February at 19:30
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, USA
PAST EVENT

Anchorage Museum
Venue: Anchorage Museum

Recital with cellist Zuill Bailey

Programme:
Bach's Lunch

Further information and Ticket Link


Wednesday 7th February at TBC
MEKORYUK, Alaska, USA
PAST EVENT
Venue: Outreach peformance

Mekoryuk, Nunivak Island School and community concert with Zuill Bailey.

Further information
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Tuesday 6th February at TBC
KWETHLUK, Alaska, USA
PAST EVENT
Venue: Outreach peformance

Outreach performances with Zuill Baiuley in Kwethluk

Further information
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Monday 5th February at TBC
BETHEL, Alaska, USA
PAST EVENT
Venue: Outreach in Lower Kuskokwim School District, Bethel Regional High School, Gladys Jung Elementary School, Yupik Immersion School.

Evening Recital with cellist Zuill Bailey


Further information

January 2018
Wednesday, 31st January at 20:00
CORFU, Greece
PAST EVENT
Venue: Ionian Academy, Corfu
Piers Lane plays:

Complete CHOPIN Nocturnes by Candlelight


Monday 22nd January at 10:00

CARDIFF, Wales
PAST EVENT

Royal Welsh College, Cardiff
Venue: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, Wales.

Masterclass with Piers Lane


Sunday 21st January at 17:30
(please note start time)
LONDON
PAST EVENT

Venue: Westminster Cathedral Hall, Victoria Street London SW1P 1LT

Piers Lane replaces Murray Perahia who is sadly indisposed.


Programme:
Domenico Scarlattii -
Sonata in B minor Kk87
Sonata in G major Kk14

Johann Sebastian Bach -
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C sharp major BWV848
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 22 in B flat minor BWV867

Sergey Rachmaninov - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op. 22

Chopin - Nocturnes by Candlelight:
Op 9 Nos. 1-3, Op 27 Nos. 1 and 2, Op 48 Nos.1 and 2
and Op 62 Nos. 1 and 2

Ticket Booking Link

Sunday 21st January at 11:00
(please note start time)
CARDIFF, Wales
PAST EVENT

Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff
Venue: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff, Wales.

Solo Recital by Piers Lane

Programme:
Domenico Scarlattii -
Sonata in B minor Kk87
Sonata in G major Kk14

Johann Sebastian Bach -
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C sharp major BWV848
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 22 in B flat minor BWV867

Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor Op. 57 'Appassionata'

Fryderyk Chopin - 2 Nocturnes Op. 27

Sergey Rachmaninov - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op. 22

Further information and Box Office.

Monday 8th January at 19:30
LONDON
PAST EVENT

Wigmore Hall
Venue: Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street,
London W1U 2BP

Solo Recital by Piers Lane

Programme:
Domenico Scarlattii -
Sonata in B minor Kk87
Sonata in G major Kk14

Johann Sebastian Bach -
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C sharp major BWV848
The Well-tempered Clavier Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 22 in B flat minor BWV867

Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor Op. 57 'Appassionata'

Fryderyk Chopin - 2 Nocturnes Op. 27

Sergey Rachmaninov - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op. 22

Further information from Wigmore Hall and Booking Link