2018 Schedule:

5 January – King’s College Cambridge Scholar’s Recital

Working with young musicians in a concert including works by Brahms, Elgar and Mozart

10 January – Royal College of Music Creative Careers Centre Connect

Guest speaker as an Associate and Mentor

28 January – Shipley Arts Festival launch at Sedgwick Park, Sussex

Interview and filming for 2018 Festival

9 February – Borough Theatre, Abergavenny, Wales

A programme featuring works by Beethoven, Brahms, Granados, Debussy, Schubert/Liszt and Liszt marking the Debussy centenary:

5, 6 and 7 March – Real Lives Events at All Souls Church

Featuring guest speakers including Mary Berry, Tim Farron and Julia Immonen

14 March – Private concert at Rossana, London

A solo performance for guests of Rossana

21 April – Ripley Recitals Association, Kent

Maria’s third solo piano recital for Ripley including works by Britten, Clara Schumann, Schubert/Liszt and Liszt. Supported by the John Ireland Trust.

22 April – Espressivo Concerts, Leominster

A solo piano recital featuring works by Handel, Brahms and Roderick Williams.  Supported by the Gemma Classical Music Trust and the John Ireland Trust.

29 April – Shipley Arts Festival, Sussex

A Stradivarius Piano Trio recital featuring works by Grieg, Debussy, Haydn and Schubert at Warnham Park

9 May – Shipley Arts Festival at the Bob Boas concerts at Mansfield Park, London

A chamber music recital including the world premiere of Roderick Williams’ Piano Trio

30 May – Steyning Festival, Sussex – SOLD OUT

Maria’s third appearance in the Steyning Festival features the world premiere of Mike Abrams’ ‘Scherzo Piccolo’ in addition to piano works by Debussy to mark the centenary.  Sponsored by the John Ireland Trust.

1 June – National Liberal Club, London

A Stradivarius Piano Trio concert featuring works by Grieg, Schubert and Roderick Williams

2 June – Shipley Arts Festival, Sussex

A concert of Music and Words chosen by John Snelling including Mozart’s Piano Concerto K414 at Warnham Park:

6 June – ‘Bantock Rediscovered’ – CD Launch at Trinity Laban, London

Maria performs Granville Bantock’s piano music in the idyllic surrounds of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Introduced by Dr Cuillin Bantock, Bantock’s grandson:

13 June – Rossana, London

A private event for Aston Martin featuring a chamber music performance with Andrew Bernardi

17 June – Shipley Arts Festival, Sussex

A Stradivarius Piano Trio concert at Knepp Castle featuring works by Granados, Mussorgsky, Sally Beamish and Roderick Williams:

23 June – Pallant House Gallery, Sussex

A private concert at Pallant House Gallery

2 July – Chamber music recording session in Oxford of James Whitbourne’s ‘A Ring of White Gold’

7 July – Music for a Summer Afternoon – a concert featuring works by Grieg, Mozart and Brahms with the All Souls Choir conducted by Oliver Nicholson

13 July – 23 July

A tour of France with the All Souls Orchestra featuring Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12 K414 in A major conducted by Dr Noël Tredinnick

10 August – Trinity Sannyi Summer School

Maria Marchant gives a masterclass and performs as part of this new initiative between the UK, Hong Kong and China

12 September – Rossana, London

A private chamber music recital for guests at Rossana with Andrew Bernardi

16 September – Solo piano recital at St Saviour’s Church, Eastbourne 2:45pm

Maria returns to give a solo piano recital with works by Clara Schumann, Brahms, Chopin and Bantock:

20 September – Shipley Arts Festival at Great Ballard School

The Stradivarius Piano Trio return to give a recital and outreach workshop

26 September – St Mary Magdalene Church, Chulmleigh, Devon

Maria gives a solo piano recital in Chulmleigh featuring works by Handel, Debussy and Liszt:

30 September – Shipley Arts Festival

Maria performs Mozart’s Piano Concerto K414 No. 12 in A major with the Bernardi Music Group at Windelsham

1 October – ‘Celebrating Sir Granville Bantock’ – PLG recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields 1:00pm

Maria returns to perform at St Martin-in-the-Fields for a Park Lane Group lunchtime recital featuring solo piano works by Bantock and Sibelius.  The event will also feature words from Dr Cuillin Bantock.

2 October – ‘A celebration of Granville Bantock at Birmingham Conservatoire’ 1:05pm
To mark the 150th anniversary of former Birmingham Conservatoire Principal Granville Bantock

Maria performs a programme of Bantock and Sibelius in the new prestigious Bradshaw Hall, the main concert hall at Birmingham Conservatoire.  The lunchtime recital will be introduced by the composer’s grandson, Dr Cuillin Bantock and will mark the close association the composer had with Birmingham Conservatoire as former Principal and co-founder of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

3 October – Rossana, London

A private recital for guests at Rossana with Andrew Bernardi, violin

12 October – ‘Celebrating Sir Granville Bantock’ at Regent Hall, London 1pm

Maria performs a Bantock and Sibelius recital in the heart of London’s West End, a stone’s throw from Oxford Circus station celebrating Bantock’s 150th anniversary year.

31 October – Private filming session with Stradivarius Piano Trio at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance

2 November – Stradivarius Piano Trio recital at Frewan College

Private chamber music event.

3-12 November – Shipley Arts Festival Hong Kong Chapter – Stradivarius Piano Trio Tour

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

8 December – Christmas Pudding Concert – a chamber music performance with Andrew Bernardi, violin and Nick Allen, cello