2017 Schedule:

8 February – Music Talks – A lecture recital featuring works by Grieg, Albeniz, Copland and Moeran with presenter Dr Katy Hamilton

11-12 February – Recording with SOMM Records

14 February – Sunderland Pianoforte Society – An evening solo piano recital to celebrate Valentine’s Day featuring works by Beethoven, Liszt, Granados and Prokofiev:

23 March – Private recital, London

A chamber music recital with the Stradivarius Trio

26 March – Shipley Arts Festival Festival Friends Opening Concert

A concert with the Stradivarius Trio to include piano trios by Beethoven and Mendelssohn:

12 May – Stradivarius Trio chamber music concert in Sussex for St John’s Gate, Clerkenwell

1 June – West One recital, St Paul’s Robert Adam Street, London

A private concert featuring chamber music by Beethoven and Rachmaninoff in addition to solo piano works by Debussy, John Ireland and Schubert/Liszt.

2 June – Shipley Arts Festival

A performance of Messaien’s ‘Quartet for the End of Time’ featuring Thomas Watmough, co-principal clarinettist of the LPO.

4 June – Shipley Arts Festival

A chamber music recital featuring the world première of acclaimed composer Derek Smith’s Viola and Piano Sonata with Virginia Slater, Schumann’s Piano Quintet Op. 44 and other works with the Bernardi Music Group

11 June – Shipley Arts Festival

A chamber music recital at Knepp Castle with the Bernardi Music Group featuring Schubert’s Trout Quintet

14 June – Chichester Cathedral

A private recital featuring The Stradivarius Piano Trio

18 June – Burford Festival

The Festival Finale concert to close the Burford Festival featuring solo piano works including Roderick Williams’ ‘Goodwood by the Sea’ in addition  to works performed with the Burford Singers conducted by Brian Kay.

19 August – Edinburgh Festival Fringe

A lunchtime performance of Finzi’s Eclogue with the Scotland Sistema in collaboration with the Shipley Arts Festival:

30 August – BBC Radio 3 In Tune

Maria talks about her new SOMM CD ‘Echoes of Land & Sea’ and performs excerpts live in the studio.

2 September – An evening of classical music in Kineton with Roderick Williams

Performing a programme of Liszt, Clara Schumann and Roderick Williams in a unique concert to celebrate the Kineton WI’s 100th birthday.

18 September – ‘Echoes of Land & Sea’ – Somm CD launch at
All Souls Church, Langham Place, London W1B 3DA

Maria gives the world premiere of Roderick Williams’ ‘Sea Fever’ and performs excerpts from the CD. Invitation is below – reserve your complimentary seat by emailing

20 September – Stradivarius Piano Trio private recital at Rossana, Mayfair

Programme features Debussy, Kreisler and Piazzolla

21 September – Stradivarius Piano Trio private recital, Chichester

Programme features Beethoven, Debussy and Dvorak

25 September – Lunchtime recital at St Peter’s Church, Notting Hill, London 1pm

A solo piano recital featuring works by Ginastera, Liszt and Roderick Williams.

27 September – Duo performance at The Capitol, Horsham to launch Horsham Year of Culture Launch 2019 7pm

A duo performance with Andrew Bernardi, violin

1 October – Private chamber music recital, London

A duo performance with Andrew Bernardi, violin featuring Elgar and Vaughan Williams

3 October – Park Lane Group Lunchtime recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London 1pm

A solo piano recital including works by Clara Schumann, Schubert/Liszt and Roderick Williams

11 October – Chamber music private recital at Rossana, Mayfair

A duo performance with Andrew Bernardi, violin

10 November – King’s Lynn Festival chamber music recital

A performance of Ibert, Shostakovich and Brahms with Anna Rosa Mari, flute and Kamila Bydlowska, violin

25-26 November – Recording sessions