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Past Concerts 2021
October 2021
Saturday 9th October at 14:00
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia
CANCELLED
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Venue: Sydney Recital Hall, 2 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Piers plays with the GOLDNER STRING QUARTET

DENE OLDING violin
DIMITY HALL violin
IRINA MOROZOVA viola
JULIAN SMILES cello

Programme:
KORNGOLD - Piano Quintet in E, Op. 15 (1921)
JANKOWSKI - String Quartet No. 1 ‘Kairos’ (2020) - (World Premiere)
BRAHMS - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 (1864)




 
Tuesday 5th October at 19:00
MELBOURNE, VIC, Australia
CANCELLED

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Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Corner Southbank Boulevard and Sturt Street, Melbourne, Victoria.
Piers plays with the GOLDNER STRING QUARTET

DENE OLDING violin
DIMITY HALL violin
IRINA MOROZOVA viola
JULIAN SMILES cello

Programme:
JANKOWSKI - String Quartet No. 1 ‘Kairos’ (2020)* - (World Premiere)
DVOŘÁK - String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 ‘American’ (1893)
ELGAR - Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84 (1918-19)


 
Sunday 3rd October at 18:30
PERTH, WA, Australia
CANCELLED
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Venue: Perth Concert Hall
Piers plays with the GOLDNER STRING QUARTET

DENE OLDING violin
DIMITY HALL violin
IRINA MOROZOVA viola
JULIAN SMILES cello

Programme:
JANKOWSKI - String Quartet No. 1 ‘Kairos’ (2020)* - (World Premiere)
DVOŘÁK - String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 ‘American’ (1893)
ELGAR - Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84 (1918-19)


     
September 2021
Thursday 30th September at 19:30
NEWCASTLE, NSW, Australia
CANCELLED
Tickets for Newcastle
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Venue: Newcastle City Hall, 290 King Street
Newcastle NSW 2300
Australia

Piers plays with the GOLDNER STRING QUARTET

DENE OLDING violin
DIMITY HALL violin
IRINA MOROZOVA viola
JULIAN SMILES cello

Programme:
KORNGOLD - Piano Quintet in E, Op. 15 (1921)
JANKOWSKI - String Quartet No. 1 ‘Kairos’ (2020)* - (World Premiere)
BRAHMS - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 (1864)




 
Tuesday 28th September at 19:30
COFFS HARBOUR, NSW, Aus
CANCELLED
Venue: Coffs Harbour Education Campus
Lecture Theatre D
Hogbin Drive
Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

Piers plays with the Goldner String Quartet

DENE OLDING violin
DIMITY HALL violin
IRINA MOROZOVA viola
JULIAN SMILES cello

Programme:
JANKOWSKI - String Quartet No. 1 ‘Kairos’ (2020)* - (World Premiere)
DVOŘÁK - String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 ‘American’ (1893)
ELGAR - Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84 (1918-19)




     
Monday 27th September at 19:00
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia
CANCELLED
Tickets for Sydney
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Venue: Sydney Recital Hall, 2 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Piers plays with the GOLDNER STRING QUARTET

DENE OLDING violin
DIMITY HALL violin
IRINA MOROZOVA viola
JULIAN SMILES cello

Programme:
JANKOWSKI - String Quartet No. 1 ‘Kairos’ (2020)* - (World Premiere)
DVOŘÁK - String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 ‘American’ (1893)
ELGAR - Piano Quintet in A minor, Op. 84 (1918-19)




 
Saturday 25th September at 19:00
MELBOURNE, VIC, Australia
CANCELLED
Tickets for Melbourne
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Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre, Corner Southbank Boulevard and Sturt Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

Piers plays with the GOLDNER STRING QUARTET

DENE OLDING violin
DIMITY HALL violin
IRINA MOROZOVA viola
JULIAN SMILES cello

Programme:
KORNGOLD - Piano Quintet in E, Op. 15 (1921)
JANKOWSKI - String Quartet No. 1 ‘Kairos’ (2020)* - (World Premiere)
BRAHMS - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 (1864)




 
Wednesday 22nd September at 19:30
ADELAIDE, SA, Australia
CANCELLED
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Venue: Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000

Piers plays with the GOLDNER STRING QUARTET

DENE OLDING violin
DIMITY HALL violin
IRINA MOROZOVA viola
JULIAN SMILES cello

Programme:
KORNGOLD - Piano Quintet in E, Op. 15 (1921)
JANKOWSKI - String Quartet No. 1 ‘Kairos’ (2020)* - (World Premiere)
BRAHMS - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 (1864)




 
Monday 13th September at 19:30
MELBOURNE, Vic, Australia
This Concert is postponed until later October next year


Hamer Hall

Venue: Hamer Hall,
100 St Kilda Rd,
Melbourne VIC 3004

Piers accompanies Joseph Calleja and Amelia Farrugia
and plays Chopin and Schultz-Evler





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Saturday 11th September at 19:30
ADELAIDE, SA, Australia
This Concert is postponed until later October next year


Adelaide Town Hall
Venue: Adelaide Town Hall, 128 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000

Piers accompanies Joseph Calleja and Amelia Farrugia
and plays Chopin and Schultz-Evler


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Sunday 5th September at Time: 17:00
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia
This Concert is postponed until later October next year
Venue: Recital Hall, 2 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Piers accompanies Joseph Calleja and Amelia Farrugia
and plays Chopin and Schultz-Evler



Joseph Calleja

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Wednesday 1st September at 19:30
PERTH, WA, Australia
This Concert is postponed until later October next year
Venue: Perth Concerto Hall

Piers accompanies Joseph Calleja and Amelia Farrugia
and plays Chopin and Schultz-Evler


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August 2021
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Thursday 26th August at 15:00
MONTVILLE, Qld
‘Cancelled due to covid’

Venue: 126 Narrows Road
Montville, Queensland,
Australia 4560

Piers Lane Recital

Programme:
Scarlatti: Sonatas in B minor and G major
Beethoven: Sonata Op. 57 in F minor (Appassionata)
Chopin: Nocturne in C minor Op. 48 No. 1
Mompou: Jeunes filles au jardin
Liszt: Rhapsodie Espagnole

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Wednesday 25th August at 15:00
MONTVILLE, Qld
‘Cancelled due to covid’

Venue: 126 Narrows Road
Montville, Queensland,
Australia 4560

Piers Lane Recital

Programme:
Scarlatti: Sonatas in B minor and G major
Beethoven: Sonata Op. 57 in F minor (Appassionata)
Chopin: Nocturne in C minor Op. 48 No. 1
Mompou: Jeunes filles au jardin
Liszt: Rhapsodie Espagnole

Booking Link

 
Sunday 22nd August at 15:00
ST. LUCIA, Qld
 

Venue: The University of Queensland - Nickson Room, School of Music

Level 4, Zelman Cowan Building
Staff House Road
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia

Australia Piano Duo Festival 2021

Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn Op. 56b
Piers Lane | Daniel de Borah

Gershwin/Grainger: Fantasy on themes from Porgy and Bess
Piers Lane | Jenni Flemming

 
Saturday 21st August at 17:00
ST. LUCIA, Qld
‘Cancelled due to covid’

Venue: The University of Queensland - Nickson Room, School of Music

Level 4, Zelman Cowan Building
Staff House Road
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia

Australia Piano Duo Festival 2021

This concert presents Piers Lane, Daniel de Borah, Stephen Emmerson, Bernard Lanskey, and the Viney Grinberg Duo, in landmarks of the duo/duet repertoire.

Brahms: Hungarian Dances for four-hands, WwO 1, No.1 in G minor & No.5 in F-sharp minor
Piers Lane | Daniel de Borah

Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Robert Schumann, for four hands, Op.23
Piers Lane | Daniel de Borah

 
Saturday 7th August at 11:00 & 19:30
BRISBANE, Qld, Australia
‘Cancelled due to covid’
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Venue: Concert Hall, Corner Melbourne St and Grey St Melbourne Street, QLD 4101, Australia
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
BREATHTAKING TCHAIKOVSKY

Passion and Tragedy
Conductor: Johannes Fritzsch
Soloist: Piers Lane, piano

Programme:
Liszt - Concerto No.1 in E flat for Piano and Orchestra,
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 in B minor (Pathétique)

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Friday 6th August at 11:00
BRISBANE, Qld, Australia
‘Cancelled due to covid’
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Venue: Concert Hall, Corner Melbourne St and Grey St Melbourne Street, QLD 4101, Australia
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
MORNING MASTERWORKS: BREATHTAKING TCHAIKOVSKY

Passion and Tragedy
Conductor: Johannes Fritzsch
Soloist: Piers Lane, piano

Programme:
Liszt - Concerto No.1 in E flat for Piano and Orchestra,
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.6 in B minor (Pathétique)

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July 2021
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Wednesday 21st July - 31st July
TOWNSVILLE, Qld, Australia
Festival ‘Cancelled due to covid’
AFCM Townsville

Festival ‘Cancelled due to covid’
Venue: Townsville, Qld, Australia, various locations. Piers appears at the Festival on the following dates:

Friday, July 23rd 2021
The James Cook University Opening Night - PARADE -
Townsville Civic Theatre at 20:00

Piers Lane, James Crabb (accordion) :

LUTOSLAWSKI
Variations on a Theme of Paganini for Two Pianos

Link to Festival Programme Page

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Saturday, July 24th 2021
Governor's Gala - Ode to Joy - Townsville Civic Theatre at 20:00

Jacqueline Porter (Soprano), Piers Lane:

CLAUDE DEBUSSY
Fêtes galantes, Series I

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Sunday, July 25th 2021
White Nights, Venue: The Pavilion - The Ville Resort-Casino at 18:00


Nexas Quartet, Piers Lane:

GEORGE GERSHWIN
Rhapsody in Blue for Saxophone Quartet, Piano (Arr. Nexas Quartet)

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Monday, July 26th 2021
Evening Series - Song and Dance -
Townsville Civic Theatre at 20:00

David Greco (Baritone), Piers Lane:

DILYS EDWARDS
Cloths of Heaven

IVOR GURNEY
Sleep (from 5 Elizabethan Songs)

BENJAMIN BRITTEN
Folk Song Arrangements

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Thursday. July 29th 2021
Concert Conversations 4 - The Pavilion, The Ville Resort-Casino at 10:00

Christopher Moore (viola), Piers Lane:

FRANZ SCHUBERT

Sonata in A minor for Cello and Piano, D. 821, “Arpeggione”

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Thursday, July 29th 2021
Evening Series - Kreutzer
- Townsville Civic Theatre at 20:00

Piers Lane, with dancers Marlo Benjamin, Felix Sampson, Dancenorth

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 (arr. Franz Liszt) Control
(World Premiere)

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Friday, July 30th 2021
Concert Conversations 5
- The Pavilion, The Ville Resort-Casino at 10:00

Jacqueline Porter (Soprano), Piers Lane:

FAURÉ
Cinq mélodies ‘de Venise’ for Voice and Piano, Op. 58

Grace Clifford (violin), Piers Lane:

OLIVIER MESSIAEN
Thème et Variations

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Friday, July 30th 2021
Evening Series - Wild Spirit
- Townsville Civic Theatre at 20:00

Grace Clifford (violin), Christopher Moore (viola), Yelian He (cello), Piers Lane:

DVORÁK
Quartet in E-flat major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 87

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Saturday, July 31st 2021
Closing Night - CELEBRATION!
- Townsville Civic Theatre at 20:00

Cheryl Barker, Peter Coleman-Wright, Virginia Taylor, Diana Doherty, Lloyd Van't Hoff, Nicolas Fleury, Mark Gaydon, Daniel de Borah, Piers Lane, Elizabeth Layton:

RODERICK WILLIAMS
Townsville in the Winter

Timothy Young (piano), Piers Lane:

LEONARD BERNSTEIN

Symphonic Dances for two pianos (West Side Story), (Arr. John Musto)

Piers Lane and numerous other artists from the Festival:

HENRY WOOD

Hornpipe from Fantasia on British Sea Songs (Arr. Roderick Williams)

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Friday 2nd July - 18th July
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia

Venue: Online
VIRTUAL COMPETITION
Piers directs Sydney International Online Piano Competition

The uncertainties of the ongoing global pandemic into 2021 and the mandatory safety restrictions on public gatherings, travel and international borders have all made it impossible to proceed with any certainty in planning a live competition in July.

With the enthusiastic support of our competitors, Artistic Director Piers Lane AO, jury members and generous donors, we will now hold the first-ever Sydney International Online Piano Competition from 2–18 July 2021.

This will consist of 29 online sessions over three weeks (just like the usual competition).

Preliminary Rounds: Fri 2–Fri 9 July | Events 1-16.
In each session will be two competitors presenting a 40-minute recital. Semi Finalists announced in Event 16.

Semi Finals: Sat 10–Thu 15 July | Events 16-22.
In each session will be 2 of the 12 semi-finalists presenting a 50-minute recital. Finalists announced in Event 22.

Finals: Fri 16–Sun 18 July | Events 23-28.
In each session will be 1 of the 6 finalists presenting an 80-minute recital.

The Winners and Prizes will be announced in Session 29 on Sunday 18 July.

 
June 2021
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Sunday 27th June at 15:00
BRISBANE, Qld, Australia
PAST EVENT
Venue: Concert Hall, Corner Melbourne St and Grey St Melbourne Street, QLD 4101, Australia Brisbane QPAC Medici Series

Piers gives a Recital

Programme:
Beethoven - Sonata in C minor Op. 13
Beethoven - Sonata in Ab major Op. 110
Chopin - Complete Waltzes


Link to QPAC Medici Series and Booking Info
 
Saturday19th June at 20:00
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia
PAST EVENT
Sydney Town Hall
Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia Piers plays
Beethoven -
Triple Concerto Op. 56 with Andrew Haveron (violin), Umberto Clerici (cello)

with Sydney Symphony Orchestra/Nicholas Carter

Banquet of Sound: Beethoven & Brahms

Programme:
Beethoven - Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op.56
Schreker - Intermezzo for string orchestra, Op.8
Brahms - Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90


Link to SSO and Booking Link
 
Friday18th June at 20:00
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia
PAST EVENT
Sydney Town Hall
Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia Piers plays
Beethoven -
Triple Concerto Op. 56 with Andrew Haveron (violin), Umberto Clerici (cello)

with Sydney Symphony Orchestra/Nicholas Carter

Banquet of Sound: Beethoven & Brahms

Programme:
Beethoven - Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op.56
Schreker - Intermezzo for string orchestra, Op.8
Brahms - Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90


Link to SSO and Booking Link
 
Thursday17th June at 13:30
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia
PAST EVENT
Sydney Town Hall
Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia Piers plays
Beethoven -
Triple Concerto Op. 56 with Andrew Haveron (violin), Umberto Clerici (cello)

with Sydney Symphony Orchestra/Nicholas Carter

Banquet of Sound: Beethoven & Brahms

Programme:
Beethoven - Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op.56
Schreker - Intermezzo for string orchestra, Op.8
Brahms - Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90


Link to SSO and Booking Link
 
Wednesday16th June at 20:00
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia
Sydney Town Hall
Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia Piers plays
Beethoven -
Triple Concerto Op. 56 with Andrew Haveron (violin), Umberto Clerici (cello)

with Sydney Symphony Orchestra/Nicholas Carter

Banquet of Sound: Beethoven & Brahms

Programme:
Beethoven - Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op.56
Schreker - Intermezzo for string orchestra, Op.8
Brahms - Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90


Link to SSO and Booking Link
 
Saturday12th June at 14:00
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia
PAST EVENT
Sydney Town Hall
Venue: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, Australia Piers plays
Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16

with Sydney Symphony Orchestra/Nicholas Carter

Programme:
Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin
Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Haydn - Symphony no. 104 in D major "London"


Link to SSO and Booking Link
 
Sunday 6th June at 14:00
Kangaroo Valley, NSW, Aus.
PAST EVENT
Serenata
Venue:Serenata, 5 Keoghs Rd, Kangaroo Valley, NSW 2577 Piers Lane in Recital

BEETHOVEN -
Sonata in C minor Op. 13 (Pathétique)
Sonata in Ab major Op. 110
CHOPIN - Complete Waltzes


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May 2021
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Sunday 30th May at Time:TBC
MONTVILLE, Qld, Australia
PAST EVENT

Venue: Lucas Parklands
126 Narrows Road
Montville, Queensland,
Australia 4560
Piers Lane – Recital

Piers plays
Beethoven - Sonata in C minor Op. 13
Beethoven - Sonata in Ab major Op. 110
Chopin - Complete Waltzes
 
Saturday 29th May at Time:TBC
MONTVILLE, Qld, Australia
PAST EVENT

Venue: Lucas Parklands
126 Narrows Road
Montville, Queensland,
Australia 4560
Piers Lane – Recital

Piers plays
Chopin - A selection of Nocturnes
 
Sunday 23rd May at 14:30
MOUNT BARKER, S. Australia
PAST EVENT

Venue: Ukaria Cultural Centre, Williams Rd, Mt Barker Summit, Mount Barker, Aus Piers Lane – Waltzing into Eternity

Brahms - Op. 119 Four Piano Pieces
Brett Dean - Hommages à Brahms
Beethoven - Sonata in Ab major Op. 110
INTERVAL
Chopin - Complete Waltzes

Tickets for this event are SOLD OUT

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Saturday 8th - 12th May 2021
Virtual Competition
PAST EVENT

Venue:
VIRTUAL COMPETITION



Piers judges Finals of Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition