Music atT ST MARY'S PPerivale

 

Tuesday June 9th 2.00 pm

Adam Heron (piano)

Beethoven: Piano sonata in G Op 31 no 1

Chopin: Piano sonata no 3 in B minor Op 58

Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand 

Since having won The Irish Heritage Music Award, following a lauded performance at London's Wigmore Hall, Adam Heron has established himself as one of today's leading young pianists. He appeared on BBC Four Television as a Keyboard Category Finalist in BBC Young Musician 2018. Subsequently he has been invited to return to the BBC for numerous live performances on Radio 3 In Tune, in addition to receiving a recording contract from the celebrated Spanish record label, KNS Classical.

Born in Hong Kong in 1999 of Nigerian-Filipino descent, Adam was a chorister at Gloucester Cathedral Choir?, and then studied at Wells Cathedral School. Whilst there he won First Prize at The Beethoven Piano Society of Europe's prestigious Junior Intercollegiate Beethoven Competition, and gained the titles of Gloucestershire Young Musician 2016 and Taunton Young Musician 2016. Most recently he won First Prize, First Nominated at The International Piano Competition HRH Princess Lalla Meryem, which was held in Rabat, Morocco

Adam Heron frequently performs as a recitalist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician both in the UK and abroad. Overseas engagements include an exclusive appearance at the Residence of the British Ambassador in Kiev, Ukraine, a recital tour of his native Hong Kong with acclaimed cellist Jamie Walton, and further concerts in Ireland, France, Spain, Greece, Morocco, The United States of America, and The Cayman Islands. He has performed at venues including Hampton Court Palace and The Royal Albert Hall, and he has been invited to play solo recitals at many high-profile music festivals, such as The Cayman Arts Festival, The Cheltenham Music Festival, and The Aegean Arts International Festival. He was invited to return to The Cheltenham Music Festival in 2017 for a special concerto performance with the renowned Chineke! Orchestra, which was founded by Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE.

Adam has received masterclasses from many eminent pianists,including Stephen Hough,Paul Lewis, Anne Queffélec, John Lill, and Imogen Cooper. Generously supported by the Talent Unlimited Foundation, he studies with Christopher Elton at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he is the holder of the full-fees Hargreaves and Ball Scholarship.

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