Friday March 6th 2020 7.30 pm (please note time)
Andrew Yiangou (piano)
Beethoven/Liszt: Symphony no 5 in C minor S464:
Wagner/Liszt: Isolde's Liebestod
Liszt: Sonata in B minor S178
Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand
International concert pianist, Andrew Yiangou, was awarded the prestigious Mills Williams Junior Fellowship for his studies at the Royal College of Music. During his time there he worked with Professors Gordon Fergus-Thompson, Vanessa Latarche and Norma Fisher and graduated with Distinction. He was awarded scholarships supported by the Tillet Trust and Eileen Rowe Musical Award Trust.
Andrew has worked with artists all over the world including Robert Levin, Ya-Fei Chuang, Stephen Hough, Lang Lang, Charles Owen, Kathryn Stott, Peter Jablonski and Boaz Sharon, and has won prizes at international competitions including the '3rd Gershwin International Piano Competition'' in New York, ‘Bromsgrove International Competition' and the ‘Norah Sande Award' in the UK, the ‘WPTA International Piano Competition' and the ‘19th International Petar Konjovic Piano Competition' in Serbia, and the ‘International Piano Festival Poros' in Greece. He has worked with artists from various chamber ensembles including the Bardolino Trio, Elias Quartet, Callino Quartet, Cherubini Quartet and the Heine Quartet.
Venues he has performed at in the UK include the Royal Festival Hall, Cadogan Hall, St. James's Piccadilly, Steinway Hall, St. Lawrence Jewry, St. Barnabas Ealing and St. Mary's Perivale. He has travelled all over the world to perform in countries including USA, Serbia, Greece, Netherlands, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Spain, France and Poland. With orchestra he has performed Rachmaninoff's 2nd Piano Concerto, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1, Saint Saens' 2nd Piano Concerto and the Grieg Piano Concerto with various orchestras including the Ealing Youth Orchestra, Ealing Symphony Orchestra, City of Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Bedford County Youth Orchestra and Dorking Philharmonia.
?Andrew has been selected as one of the 14 finalists from over 200 pianists around the world to compete in the International Franz Liszt Competition, to be held shortly in Utrecht—a considerable achievement. This recital programme contains some of the repertoire he will play there.
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