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Concerts 2018
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August 2018
Sunday, 19th August at 13:00
ANNANDALE-on-HUDSON, NEW YORK, USA
Venue: Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theatre, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Program Eleven
The Spectacular Legacy of Rimsky-Korsakov

Performance with Nicholas Canellakis, cello; members of the Daedalus Quartet, with Karen Kim, violin; Alexey Gugnin, piano; Piers Lane, piano; and others

Piers plays:
DEBUSSY - Symphony in B minor with Fei-Fei
MIASKOVSKI - Cello Sonata No.2 with Nicholas Cannelakis

Friday 24th & Saturday 25th August MANCHESTER  
Chetham School

Venue: Chetham's School of Music, Manchester M3 1DA
Piers teaches at Chetham's Summer School for Pianists


CHETHAM SCHOOL website
Sunday 26th August at 20:30 MANCHESTER  
Stoller Hall

Venue: The Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA
Recital at Stoller Hall Manchester
for Chetham's International Summer School and Festival for Pianists

Programme:
SCARLATTI - Sonatas in B minor Kk87 and G major Kk14
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
Thursday 30th August HAMBURG
at Steinway's Hamburg
(view on YOUTUBE) click image

Venue: Steinway & Sons, Hamburg
Piers will be selecting a new piano for the Melbourne Recital Centre
at Steinway & Sons, Hamburg.
     
September 2018
Saturday 8th Sept at 17:00
KANGAROO VALLEY , NSW, Australia


Venue: "Serenata" 5 Keoghs Road, Kangaroo Valley, NSW 2577, Australia

Piers plays

CHOPIN - Complete Nocturnes

Further information
Saturday 15th Sept at 17:00
ADELAIDE, South Australia


Venue: UKARIA Cultural Centre, 119 Williams Rd, Mt Barker Summit, South Australia, 5251
Centrearoo Valley, NSW 2577, Australia

Piers plays

CHOPIN - Complete Nocturnes

Piers Lane performs the complete Nocturnes of Fryderyk Chopin in the candlelit intimacy of UKARIA Cultural Centre.

Further info and Booking Link (SOLD OUT)
Friday 21st Sept at 19:00
POLKOBIN, NSW, Australia


Venue: Mercure Resort, Hunter Valley,Gardens,Cnr Broke and McDonalds Roads, Pokolbin NSW 2320

MUSIC in the HUNTER

Piers plays with The Goldner Quartet

Programme:
BACH - Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor Book 2
CHOPIN - Impromptu in F sharp maj.
Mazurka in F minor Op 68 No 4
Sonata No 2 in B flat minor (‘Funeral March’)
KORNGOLD - Piano Quintet with Goldner String Quartet


Further info
Saturday 22nd Sept at 11:00
POLKOBIN, NSW, Australia


Venue: Mercure Resort, Hunter Valley,Gardens,Cnr Broke and McDonalds Roads, Pokolbin NSW 2320

MUSIC in the HUNTER

Piers plays with The Goldner Quartet

Programme:

STRAVINSKY - Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka
BARTOK - Piano Quintet with the Goldner String Quartet


Further info
Saturday 22nd - Sun 30th Sept
ADELAIDE, South Australia
AYO

Venue: Elder Hall, Adelaide University

AUSTRALIAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Piers directs a chamber music week for the Australian Youth Orchestra
Tuesday 25th September TBO
ADELAIDE, South Australia


Venue: Elder Hall, Adelaide University

AUSTRALIAN YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Piers plays

BRAHMS - Piano Quintet Op 34 with the Tinalley String Quartet
Friday 28th September TBO
ADELAIDE, South Australia


Venue: Elder Hall, Adelaide University

Piers plays with Elizabeth Layton, Caroline Henbest and Andrew Joyce

Miriam Hyde: Fireside Story with Bridget Bolliger

BRAHMS - Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor
     
October 2018
Friday 5th October at 19:30
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand
Event Finder

Venue: Centre for Music and the Arts, 156 Armagh Street , Christchurch

Chamber Music New Zealand presents:

Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & New Zealand String Quartet


Piers plays:
SCHUBERT - Adagio and Rondo Concertante D487
Ross HARRIS - Orowaru (world premiere - commissioned for this tour)
SCHUBERT - Piano Quintet in A major D667 (‘Trout’)

More information from Eventfinder
Sunday 7th October at 19:30
HAWKE'S BAY, New Zealand
Event Finder

Venue: MTG Century Theatre, 9 Herschell Street, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Chamber Music New Zealand presents:

Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & New Zealand String Quartet


Piers plays:
SCHUBERT - Adagio and Rondo Concertante D487
Ross HARRIS - Orowaru (world premiere - commissioned for this tour)
SCHUBERT - Piano Quintet in A major D667 (‘Trout’)

More information from Eventfinder
Tuesday 9th October at 19:30
NEW PLYMOUTH, New Zealand
Event Finder

Venue: TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace, 92 Devon St West, New Plymouth, Taranaki

Chamber Music New Zealand presents:

Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & New Zealand String Quartet


Piers plays:
SCHUBERT - Adagio and Rondo Concertante D487
Ross HARRIS - Orowaru (world premiere - commissioned for this tour)
SCHUBERT - Piano Quintet in A major D667 (‘Trout’)

More information from Eventfinder
Thursday 11th October at 19:30
WELLINGTON, New Zealand
Event Finder

Venue: Michael Fowler Centre, 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington

Chamber Music New Zealand presents:

Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & New Zealand String Quartet


Piers plays:
SCHUBERT - Adagio and Rondo Concertante D487
Ross HARRIS - Orowaru (world premiere - commissioned for this tour)
SCHUBERT - Piano Quintet in A major D667 (‘Trout’)

More information from Eventfinder
Friday 12th October at 19:30
AUCKLAND, New Zealand
Event Finder

Venue: Auckland Town Hall - Great Hall, 303 Queen St, CBD, Auckland

Chamber Music New Zealand presents:

Piers Lane, Hiroshi Ikematsu & New Zealand String Quartet


Piers plays:
SCHUBERT - Adagio and Rondo Concertante D487
Ross HARRIS - Orowaru (world premiere - commissioned for this tour)
SCHUBERT - Piano Quintet in A major D667 (‘Trout’)

More information from Eventfinder
Sunday 14th October at 14:30
KANGAROO VALLEY, NSW, Australia
Venue: "Serenata" 5 Keoghs Road, Kangaroo Valley, NSW 2577, Australia
Serenata House Concerts Series

Piers Lane with violinist Tasmin Little

Programme:
BRAHMS - Scherzo in C minor from the FAE Sonata
SCHUBERT - Sonatina for violin and piano in D major, D.384
SZYMANOWSKI - Sonata for violin and piano in D minor, Op.9
- interval -
KATS - CHERNIN - Russian Rag Revisited
RAVEL - Pièce en forme de Habanera
FRANK - Sonata in A major

Serenata information

Serenata Tickets | Concert 3 Ticket Booking Link
Tuesday 16th October at 19:30
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia
Venue: Utzon Room of the Sydney Opera House
Piers Lane with violinist Tasmin Little

Programme:
BEETHOVEN -Sonata No.5 Op. 24 “Spring”
BRAHMS - Sonata No. 3 in D minor
KATS-CHERNIN - Russian Rag Revisited
FRANCK - Sonata in A major

Sydney Opera House info and Booking Link
Friday 19th October at 19:00
ADELAIDE, South Australia
Venue: Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Morgans International Piano Series

Programme:
SCARLATTI - Sonatas in B minor and G major
BACH - Preludes and Fugues Book 1 in C# major and Bb minor
CHOPIN - Impromptu No 2 in F sharp major Op 36
CHOPIN - Mazurka in F minor Op 68 No 4
BEETHOVEN - Sonata in F minor Op57 'Appassionata'
-interval -
RACHMANINOV - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op 22

Further info and Booking Link
Saturday 20th October at 19:30
ADELAIDE, South Australia
Venue: UKARIA Cultural Centre, 119 Williams Rd, Mt Barker Summit, South Australia, 5251
Piers Lane with violinist Tasmin Little


Programme:
BRAHMS - Scherzo in C minor from the FAE Sonata
SCHUBERT - Sonatina for violin and piano in D major, D.384
SZYMANOWSKI - Sonata for violin and piano in D minor, Op.9
- interval -
KATS - CHERNIN - Russian Rag Revisited
RAVEL - Pièce en forme de Habanera
FRANK - Sonata in A major

UKARIA website details
Tuesday, 23rd October at 19:30
MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia
Venue: Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne, Vic.
GREAT PERFORMERS 2018

Piers Lane with violinist Tasmin Little

Programme:
BRAHMS - Scherzo in C minor from the FAE Sonata
SCHUBERT - Sonatina for violin and piano in D major, D.384
SZYMANOWSKI - Sonata for violin and piano in D minor, Op.9
- interval -
KATS - CHERNIN - Russian Rag Revisited
RAVEL - Pièce en forme de Habanera
FRANK - Sonata in A major

Elisabeth Murdoch Hall website incl. Booking Information
Saturday 27th October at 19:30
MILDURA, Victoria, Australia

Mildura Arts Centre
Venue: Mildura Arts Centre, 199 Cureton Ave, Mildura VIC 3500, Australia
Piano Recital with Piers Lane


Programme:
BACH - Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor Book 2
CHOPIN - Impromptu No 2 in F sharp major Op 36
CHOPIN - Mazurka in F minor Op 68 No 4
CHOPIN - Sonata No 2 in B flat minor Op 35 (‘Funeral March’)
TCHAIKOVSKY - Six Pieces on a SIngle Theme Op 21
STRAVINSKY - Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka

Arts Centre - Whats On page
Sunday 28th October at 19:00
SYDNEY, NSW, Australia

Manly Museum and Arts Centre
Venue: Manly Museum and Arts Centre
SYDNEY CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL

CONCERT 5 - Piers Lane


Programme:
BACH - Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor Book 2
CHOPIN - Impromptu No 2 in F sharp major Op 36
CHOPIN - Mazurka in F minor Op 68 No 4
CHOPIN - Sonata No 2 in B flat minor Op 35 (‘Funeral March’)
TCHAIKOVSKY - Six Pieces on a SIngle Theme Op 21
STRAVINSKY - Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka

More info and Booking Link

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November 2018
Sunday 4th November at 15:00
LONDON


Venue: Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church, Fellowship House,136a Willifield Way, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London NW11 6YD

Piers plays:

BACH - Prelude and Fugue Book 2 in F sharp minor BWV883
CHOPIN - Sonata No.2 in B flat minor Op.35
TCHAIKOVSKY - Six Pieces on a Single Theme Op.21

More info about Fellowship House
Thursday 8th November at 19:15
LEEDS
Piers Leeds

Venue: Howard Assembly Room, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU

Piers plays:

BACH - Prelude and Fugue Book 2 in F sharp minor BWV883
CHOPIN - Impromptu No.2 in F sharp major Op.36,
Mazurka in F minor Op.68 No.4,
Sonata No.2 in B flat minor Op.35
TCHAIKOVSKY - Six Pieces on a Single Theme Op.21
STRAVINSKY - Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka

More info about Howard Assembly Room incl. Booking Link
Sunday 11th November at 15:00
BECCLES, Suffolk


Venue: The Old Granary Studio, Priory Farm, Maypole Green, Toft Monks, Beccles, Suffolk. NR34 0EZ

Two-piano recital with Kathron Sturrock

Programme:
HANDEL – The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
BACH - Two transcriptions
SCHUMANN – Six Studies in the Form of Canon Op. 56
SAINT-SAËNS – Variations on a Theme of Beethoven Op. 35
BRAHMS – Sonata for Two Pianos in F minor Op. 34b (after the Piano Quintet, Op. 34)

Information from Old Granary website
Friday 16th November at 19:15
TRURO


Venue: Mylor Theatre, College Road, Truro, South-West. TR1 6XX

Piers plays:

Truro 3arts concert

Programme:
MOZART - Sonata in C major K545
MOZART - Adagio in B minor K540
BEETHOVEN - Sonata in F minor Op.57 (Appassionata)
CHOPIN - Two Nocturnes Op.27
RACHMANINOFF - Variations on a Theme of Chopin Op.22

Information of the 3arts website (scroll to 16 November)

Saturday 17th November at 14:00
LONDON

Image: © Gussie Welch

Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, The Great Hall, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH

Admission: One Shilling with Patricia Routledge

Dame Patricia Routledge and Piers Lane tell the extraordinary story of Myra Hess and her famous wartime National Gallery concerts.

Through spoken word interspersed with piano music by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Schumann and Chopin, hear how the ‘great adventure’ of these lunchtime concerts began, and how they continued while bombs rained down on London.

Information from Bishopsgate Institute website
Saturday 17th November at 19:00
LONDON

Image: © Gussie Welch

Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, The Great Hall, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH

Admission: One Shilling with Patricia Routledge

Dame Patricia Routledge and Piers Lane tell the extraordinary story of Myra Hess and her famous wartime National Gallery concerts.

Through spoken word interspersed with piano music by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Schumann and Chopin, hear how the ‘great adventure’ of these lunchtime concerts began, and how they continued while bombs rained down on London.

Information from Bishopsgate Institute website
Wednesday 21st November at 19:30
LONDON (WIMBLEDON)
Wimbledon Festival

Venue: St John’s Church, Spencer Hill, SW19 4NZ



The Wimbledon Virtuosi who thrilled audiences last time with
their mix of virtuoso works and ‘party pieces’...

Piers plays with with Jack Liebeck and Richard Watkins
BRAHMS - Horn Trio in E flat major Op.40

and with Jack Liebeck, Zuill Bailey, Tim Gibbs, Kyle Horch, Milos Milivojevic, Joby Burgess
ELENA KATS-CHERNIN - Three Dancers

BENJAMIN WALLFISCH - Two movements from 'Chopin’s Waterloo’

Information and Box Office link on the Festival website

Thursday 22nd November at 19:30
LONDON (WIMBLEDON)
Wimbledon Festival

Venue: St John’s Church, Spencer Hill, SW19 4NZ

Masterworks for Cello and Piano with Zuill Bailey

Piers Lane (piano), Zuill Bailey (cello)

Programme:
BOCHERRINI - Cello Sonata in C major
BEETHOVEN - Sonata No.4 in C major
CHOPIN - Introduction and Polonaise Brillante
DAUGHERTY - Tales of Hemingway

Information and Box Office link on the Festival website

Tuesday 27th November at 19:30
UTTOXETER, Staffs.
Abbotsholme Arts Society

Venue:Abbotsholme School, Rocester, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire ST14 5BS

Piers Lane (piano) Tasmin Little (violin)

Abbotsholme Arts Society

Programme:
SCHUBERT - Sonatina No.2 in A minor D385
BRAHMS - Sonata no. 3 in D minor Op.108
- interval -
BRAHMS - Sonatensatz (from the FAE Sonata)
SCHUBERT - Fantasy in C major D934

Website information with Booking Link


     
December 2018
Saturday 1st December at 19:30
ROBERTSBRIDGE


Venue: Vinehall School, Robertsbridge, TN32 5JL

International Classical Concert Series

Piers plays with the Goldner String Quartet

ELGAR - Piano Quintet in A minor Op.84

Information from Vinehall School
Wednesday 5th December at 20:00
DUBLIN, Ireland

Image: © Gussie Welch

Venue: Pavilion Theatre, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin A96 Y959

Admission: One Shilling with Patricia Routledge

Dame Patricia Routledge and Piers Lane tell the extraordinary story of Myra Hess and her famous wartime National Gallery concerts.

Through spoken word interspersed with piano music by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Schumann and Chopin, hear how the ‘great adventure’ of these lunchtime concerts began, and how they continued while bombs rained down on London.

Information from Pavilion Theatre website
Saturday - Monday 8th December - 10th December
SAXMUNDHAM, Suffolk
Goldner String Quartet
Goldner String Quartet

Hyperion


Venue: Potton Hall, Blythburgh Road, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP17 3EF

Piers records for Hyperion Records with the Goldner String Quartet
in Potton Hall, Suffolk.

Potton Hall
     
 
... more to come ....