Admission Price: Free to attend; please contact organisers to reserve a place (details below)
City, University of London, is pleased to host two events as part of the 2nd London International Medtner Festival, dedicated to the work of Russian composer-pianist Nikolay Medtner (1880-1951). The festival takes place on 26th-27th November. Other events will take place at Pushkin House and Merchant Taylors Hall. For the full festival programme, visit this link.
Monday 27th November, 12:30-13:30, Performance Space, City, University of London
Some of the leading Medtner-enthusiasts of the UK gather together to celebrate the music of the enigmatic Russian composer-pianist. Performers include Karl Latchmyer, Yuri Paterson-Olenich, Ilona Revolskaya, Mihai Ritivoiu, Ben Schoeman, Maki Sekiya, Maya Soltan, Evgenia Startseva, Drew Steanson, Elena Toponogova and Elisabeth Turmo. The programme include compositions by Medtner for violin, voice and piano duet.
Monday 27th November,15:00-17:00, Performance Space, City, University of London
Medtner Masterclass with Dmitry Alexeev
One of the leading pianists of today, Professor of the Royal College of Music and a Medtner-specialist delivers a masterclass on Medtner's piano sonatas. Taking part are students of the Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Entry to both of the events above is free, but we recommend reserving a place by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Details of the festival events on Sunday 26th November and evening events on Monday 27th November, are available on the festival website, here: