10 January – King’s College Cambridge Scholar’s Recital
Coaching and accompanying the outstanding choristers and young musicians at King’s College School.
13 January – Celebration Concert for Madeleine McGrath
Accompanying members of the BBC Symphony Chorus, the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus and soloist Laura Williams.
27 January – Shipley Arts Festival Launch Event at Sedgwick Park
Conducting members of the Bernardi Music Group and String Academy in performances of Bach and Jon Lord to open the SAF19 Festival.
9 March – Tredici Chamber Choir masterclass
Accompanying the Tredici Chamber Choir in a masterclass with Robert Dean in Bach’s Mass in B minor.
20 March – Rossana, London
A private performance with Andrew Bernardi, violin, for guests at Rossana.
29 March – Shipley Arts Festival Opening Concert
A Stradivarius Piano Trio concert at the picturesque Leonardslee Gardens featuring Piazzolla’s Four Seasons:
5 May – Symphonic Townend at the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne
Litolff: Scherzo for Solo Piano and Orchestra with All Souls Orchestra conducted by Noël Tredinnick
10 May – Shipley Arts Festival Concert in London
A Stradivarius Piano Trio concert featuring Clara Schumann’s Trio and Roderick Williams’ ‘Knepp Castle’ Trio:
1 June – Shipley Arts Festival Concert
The Bernardi Music Group perform chamber music favourites at Warnham Park including Schumann’s Piano Quartet:
4 June – Lunchtime Concert at Chapel Royal, Brighton
A solo piano recital featuring works by Handel, Clara Schumann and Roderick Williams:
7 June – Shipley Arts Festival Concert
A programme of chamber music with the Bernardi Music Group featuring movements from Messaien’s ‘Quartet for the End of Time’
8 June – Noël Tredinnick ‘This is your Life’ concert at All Souls Church, Langham Place
Litolff: Scherzo for Solo Piano and Orchestra with All Souls Orchestra with Noël Tredinnick
9 June – Shipley Arts Festival Concert
The Stradivarius Piano Trio perform with Roderick Williams in a chamber music soiree at Knepp Castle:
16 June – Burford Festival Finale Concert
A concerto performance of Shostakovich’s 2nd Piano Concerto and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasia conducted by Brian Kay as the final concert of the acclaimed Burford Festival:
27 June – Stradivarius Piano Trio concert
A recital in the Plough Arts Centre featuring chamber music by Beethoven, Clara Schumann and Schubert:
30 June – Shipley Arts Festival concert
A concert with the Bernardi Music Group featuring Jon Lord’s ‘To Notice Such Things’:
5 July – All Souls Choir Summer Concert at St John’s Downshire Hill
Conducting the All Souls Choir at St John’s Downshire Hill, Hampstead in a programme of Handel, Mendelssohn and Noël Tredinnick:
6 July – Shipley Arts Festival concert
A concert with the Billinghurst Choral Society and a performance of Finzi’s Eclogue with the Bernardi Music Group:
5-9 August – Trinity Sannyi Summer Music Course at Yehudi Menhuin School
Working on the faculty, coaching international pianists and performing with the Stradivarius Piano Trio in addition to Finzi’s Eclogue.
24 August – Leonardslee Gardens, Sussex
An opera night with Charlotte Broker and Ben Thaper.
6 September – Durrance Manor, Sussex
A private event featuring a chamber music recital with the Stradivarius Piano Trio
14 September – Leonardslee Gardens, Sussex
‘Last Night of the Proms’ with the Bernardi Music Group.
27 September – Shipley Arts Festival at Great Ballard School
The Stradivarius Piano Trio return to give a masterclass and perform a recital.
9-16 October – Concerts from Scratch course with Brian Kay
Maria works with esteemed conductor and a founding member of the ‘King’s Singers’ on this Concerts from Scratch trip abroad with performances and workshops.
3 November – Gloucester Music Society
As part of the 90th season of the Gloucester Music Society, Maria performs a solo recital of British piano repertoire including works by Arthur Bliss, John Ireland and Roderick Williams in addition to premiering a new work ‘Soliloquy’ by Adrian Williams.
10 November – Worthing Symphony Orchestra
Maria performs Shostakovich’s 2nd Piano Concerto conducted by John Gibbons with the Worthing Symphony Orchestra.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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