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, 2016 engagements include a world premiere of ‘Goodwood Variations’ – a new work composed by Roderick Williams and commissioned by the Shipley Arts Festival in addition to recitals for the Cheltenham Music Festival Plus, Clitheroe Concerts Society, King’s Lynn Festival, Steyning Festival and Worcester Concert Club.
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
A chamber music performance at Cavendish Square with Andrew Bernardi and the 1696 Strad!