MAY 11: Julian Trevelyan [BBC Young Musician 2014 Piano Finalist] plays Chopin, Britten, Shostakovich and Ligeti; MAY 18: Jonathan Powell [Music of Conflict: Ravel – Le Tombeau de Couperin, Debussy – Berceuse Heroique, Frank Bridge – Piano Sonata , Nikolai Medtner – Piano Sonata No. 9; MAY 25: Nicholas McCarthy [Empty Sleeve: Music for left hand including Bach, Schubert, Bridge & Liszt]. Part of the ‘Sounds of War – Instruments of Peace’ series.
BBC Young Musician of the Year piano finalist Julian Trevelyan plays music by Chopin and virtuoso modern miniatures by Gyorgy Ligeti, Benjamin Britten, Frank Bridge and Dmtri Shostakovich. Plus music from shortly before the First World War by Cecil Coles.
Fryderyk Chopin Scherzo no 1 in B minor opus 20
Frank Bridge Four Characteristic Pieces H. 126
Cecil Coles Five Sketches
Benjamin Britten Night-Piece (Notturno)
Dmitri Shostakovich Prelude & Fugue no 24 in D minor from opus 87
Gyorgy Ligeti Étude 10: Der Zauberlehrling from Études pour piano, Book 2
Dmitri Shostakovich Prelude & Fugue no 5 in D major from opus 87
Gyorgy Ligeti Musica ricercata
Fryderyk Chopin Ballade no 4 in F minor opus 52
£10 /£5for U25s
Julian is home educated and music is an important part of his life. He has given many piano recitals, and in August 2013 performed four Chopin Etudes as the live sound track to four animated films ‘Chopin Shorts’.
Since 2008, Julian’s piano tuition has been supported by generous grants from Awards for Young Musicians. He received a Sheila Mossman prize from ABRSM, awarded for the highest marks in the national Grade 8 exams. He enjoys chamber music and is a member of Pro Corda and MusicWorks. During 2013/4 Julian will be playing violin and piano with the Britten Sinfonia Academy.