Catoire/Tchaikovsky Trio @ CONWAY HALL
Sunday 28th May 2017 @18.30
Dunja Lavrova (violin)
Ashok Klouda (cello)
Hiro Takenouchi (piano)
Catoire Piano Trio in F minor Op.14
Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor Op.50
Pre-concert recital at 5.30pm in the Main Hall:
Hiro Takenouchi and Dunja Lavrova perform Catoire’s Violin Sonata No.2 Op.20 ‘Poème’
May 19-21 2017, London
My friend Leslie Ting’s very personal take on listening – a programme interspersed with monologues produced and read by Leslie and music performed by us.
Keep an eye on this space details TBC!
Parnassius Piano Duo at St John’s Smith Square
On 19 Feb, Simon and I are playing an exciting programme of music for 2 pianos, including the world-première of our OWN arrangement of Rachmaninov’s 2nd Symphony! Please come along. more details here.
Alexander Mackenzie on BBC Radio 3: Composer of the Week
During the week beginning 6 Feb 2017, my recordings of piano works by Sir Alexander Campbell Mackenzie will be featured on BBC Radio 3’s Composer of the Week programme. These tracks were specially recorded for the programme and most of them have never been recorded before!
BBC Radio 3: Composer of the Week
All this week (beginning 11 Apr 2016) my recordings of piano works by William Sterndale Bennett will be featured on BBC Radio 3’s Composer of the Week programme. These tracks were specially recorded for the programme and most of them have never been recorded before! More info from the BBC website here.
New Management – Tashmina Artists
I am very happy to announce that Sally Richardson of Tashmina Artists and I have now started working together! Watch this space as we develop our relationship further!
Another great Haydn review
More reviews for the Haydn CD! This time on Japan’s Record Gijutsu magazine. The full review here (in Japanese only).
More Haydn Review
A short yet very positive review by Stephen Pettitt on the Sunday Times. Read it full here.
Parnassius Duo, 23 April 2015 @ Pitville Pump Room, Cheltenham
Parnassius Duo (HT & Simon Callaghan) are delighted to visit Cheltenham again for a performance in the historic Pitville Pump Room. The programme consists of the greats of the piano duet repertoire.
Please visit the Cheltenham Town Hall website for more concert details.
Series of Recitals in Scotland, 22-25 January 2015
I’ll be giving a series of four recitals in four days. The programme includes – true to their names – the canons of the piano repertoire, with an added bonus of delightful (yet sadly rare) offerings of works by the Scottish composer Helen Hopekirk.
Please visit the Absolute Classics website for more details of my concerts.
Mozart/Chopin: Piano Concertos, 17 Oct 2014 @ West Lodge Park, London
This is a rare chance to listen to Piano Concertos by Mozart and Chopin in a rare and intimate setting of piano + string quartet. I will be joining forces with the excellent Bridge Quartet. Lovely dinner included in this performance!
Please visit the West Lodge Park website for more details.
New Haydn Sonatas CD ready!
The Haydn sonatas I recorded back in February are now out from Artalinna – this is the first of our many projects! Details from the Artalinna website.
Husum “Rarity of Piano Music” Festival (Germany), 22 Aug 2014
I’m giving a recital at this great festival dedicated to an amazing selection of piano music on 22 August 2014. Really looking forward to contributing the German première of Sonata by Caroline Reinagle and two left hand pieces by Ernest Walker amongst others! Programme here.
This recital will be broadcast live on Deutschelandradio Kultur!
Going to Neumarkt in der Obepfalz in Germany for a new recording. Watch this space for updates!
Classical: Next – 14-17 May 2014
I’ve been chosen as a live showcase artist to attend Classical: Next – an exciting music conference in Vienna!
details from here
A Letter from HRH Prince of Wales
I received a letter from HRH Prince of Wales thanking my sending him the new Catoire/Sherwood concertos CD. He is apparently very keen on Sherwood now!
World première recordings
for more information click HERE
for more information click HERE