Part of the Chetham’s International Piano Summer School – explore the live stream series in full.
1.45pm – Tyler Hay, Young Artists Lunchtime Recital
‘A formidable pianist’ – Fanfare Magazine
‘Hay’s performance is phenomenally good’ – International Piano Magazine
We are delighted to welcome Tyler Hay to the International Piano Series. Tyler is performing two recitals in the Young Artist series in preparation for the final stages of the Leeds International Piano Competition
5.15pm – The art of practising – Lecture, Paul Harris
7pm – Graham Scott
Hailed by the Gramophone magazine as ‘an exceptional talent’ he has performed extensively throughout the world most notably in New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Beijing and Paris as well as all the major London venues (Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Barbican Centre.)
Graham studied at Chetham’s School of Music and the RNCM. He became the first artist to win both the YCA Inc. auditions in New York and the YCAT auditions in London. He also won the Dudley National Piano Competition and the Jaen International Piano Competition in Spain. Since 2007 he has held the position of Head of Keyboard Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music and the Artistic Director of the RNCM James Mottram International Piano Competition.
8.30pm – Murray McLachlan
‘Murray McLachlan is a pianist with a virtuoso technique and a sure sense of line. His timing and phrasing are impeccable, and his tone-full but unforced in the powerful passages, gentle and restrained in the more lyrical- is a perpetual delight’ – (BBC music magazine)
In great demand as a speaker Murray has recently travelled to China, U.S.A, Malaysia, Japan and Iceland giving recitals and presentations to performers and teachers.
Founded in 2001, the Chetham’s Piano Summer School is now firmly established as one of the most vibrant, respected and universally friendly events of its kind in the world. Participants enrol from all five continents and are inspired, guided and educated by an extraordinary faculty of over 60 internationally celebrated performer-teachers. This year promises to be no different and to enable access for audiences around the world, all major concerts will be available to watch online.