Maria Marchant

British pianist Maria Marchant has performed at numerous leading venues around the UK and abroad including Cadogan Hall, Champs Hill, Konzerthaus (Berlin), Southbank Centre, St David’s Hall (Cardiff), St John’s Smith Square, Steinway Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields and Wigmore Hall.  Active as recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician, 2017 engagements include recitals for the Burford Festival, Sunderland Pianoforte Society and concerts as a member of the Stradivarius Trio.  Maria is pianist-in-residence at the Shipley Arts Festival where she gave the world première of Roderick Williams’ ‘Goodwood by the Sea’ – highlights can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQUkeKasL9w

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Maria’s return visit to perform for the Sunderland Pianoforte Society is coming up on Tuesday 14th February!  Book on the following link to hear a popular programme celebrating Valentine’s Day through works by Granados, Prokofiev and Beethoven:


Hear Maria perform in the exciting ‘Music Talks’ series – come and discover works by Grieg, Albeniz, Moeran and Copland in this fascinating event on Wednesday 8th February:


New on YouTube: video footage of the Shipley Arts Festival at Goodwood!  Click on the link to hear clips of Maria performing ‘Goodwood by the Sea’ by Roderick Williams and Mozart’s Piano Concerto K414 No. 12 in A major: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQUkeKasL9w

Hear Maria perform in Ribble Valley for the Clitheroe Concerts Society this autumn of 5th October: http://clitheroeconcerts.org/homepage/maria-marchant/

Just released: a review of Maria’s return recital in King’s Lynn! http://www.lynnnews.co.uk/news/local/latest-local-news/king-s-lynn-festival-review-maria-marchant-coffee-concert-1-7499472

Tickets are now available for Maria’s recital for the King’s Lynn Festival 2016: http://www.kingslynnfestival.org.uk/whats-on?vieweventdetails&eventid=279&event=Coffee-Concert-Maria-Marchant

‘Poetic Piano’ – Maria’s recital for the Steyning Festival featuring piano works inspired by poetry by Schumann/Liszt, Debussy, Ireland and Liszt is sold out!  http://www.steyningfestival.co.uk/whats-on/poetic-piano-51

Festival Recitals – book now! Maria will be performing for the Cheltenham Plus, King’s Lynn, Steyning and Shipley Arts Festivals this summer.  Information can be found on the following link: http://www.mariamarchant.com/concerts/


A pre concert photo: just before the world premiere of ‘Goodwood Variations’ composed by Roderick Williams for the opening concert of the Shipley Arts Festival!

News from the Shipley Arts Festival 2016 launch: Maria will be performing on 10th April at the iconic Goodwood Ballroom in aid of the Friends of Sussex Hospices.  The Bernardi Chamber Ensemble and Maria will be giving the world premiere of ‘Goodwood Variations’, a new work by Roderick Williams commissioned by the Shipley Arts Festival and Maria will also be premiering Roderick’s ‘Goodwood by the Sea’ for solo piano in addition to performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto K414 No. 12.  Tickets are available here: https://www.thecapitolhorsham.com/whats-on/allshows/goodwood-variations-concert/

New on You Tube: Maria’s live performance of Ireland’s Ballade of London Nights available here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w582E85Z8ts

Ireland: A performer’s perspective – listen to Maria speaking about performing John Ireland’s piano works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHTQml3o2Mc

Listen back to Maria’s PLG lunchtime recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields featuring works by Ginastera, Ireland, Balakirev and Liszt! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhMvOUJwmvQ

Worcester Concert Club recital series is announced  – Maria’s recital on 28th February 2016: http://www.worcserenade.co.uk/concerts_1516.php#concert6

Maria’s recent performance of Haydn’s Sonata XVI:44 in G minor on Radio 3 is available on the following iplayer link at 1.44.03: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/b060pp8t

Maria Marchant will be performing in the John McCabe Memorial Concert at Southbank Centre on June 12th 2015. The concert will be recorded by Radio 3 for later broadcast.  For programme information, please click here:  http://www.mariamarchant.com/event/john-mccabe-memorial-concert-southbank/

Monday July 13th 2015 : A concerto appearance with the European Union Chamber Orchestra of Mozart’s Piano Concerto K414 in Suffolk.  More details available here: http://www.oldgranarystudio.co.uk/Dreamweaver%20Site/Granary%20Template/template009/Concerts%202015.html

Harris Music Club – a commemorative lunchtime programme featuring works by Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Ireland and Ravel. http://www.mariamarchant.com/event/lunchtime-solo-recital-3/

Beethoven, Chopin, Gershwin and Rachmaninoff on Tuesday evening at St Martin-in-the-Fields in a solo piano recital. http://www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org/event/rhapsody-in-blue-2/

A commemorative programme entitled ‘Conflicts and Memories – the First World War’ in the Cambridge Summer Music Festival featuring works by Ireland, Rachmaninoff, Ravel and many more:  http://www.cambridgesummermusic.com/events/view/150