Tuesday 29 September 4.00 pm
Streamed LIVE concert in an empty church
Sonya Pigot (piano)
Chopin: Ballade no 4 in F minor Op 52 (11')
Chopin: Barcarolle Op 60 (9')
Beethoven: Sonata in A flat Op 110 (20')
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In London, Sonya has performed in venues such as the Wigmore Hall, Steinway Hall, the Royal Albert Hall (Elgar Room) and in concert halls throughout Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hong Kong, Romania and Australia. She now studies with Professor Norma Fisher and is a holder of the Nosward Charity Award scholarship while studying a Masters of Performance at the Royal College of Music. As well as having performed for members of the British Royal Family, Sonya has won many prizes in international music competitions across Australia and Europe; most notably the first prize in the Grand Prize Virtuoso International music competition, Gold Medal in the Berliner International Music competition, first prize in the Hephzibah Menuhin Memorial Award piano competition and first prize in the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Rising Star competition.
Sonya has had concert engagements with orchestras since she was 15, most notably the Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 with conductor Richard Gill AO. She has been a finalist in the 3mbs Young Performer's Award which was broadcast on 3mbsFM, Australia and a semi-finalist in the Pianale International music competition, Stockport International music competition and in the ROSL music competition. Sonya has participated in many International music festivals, such as the London Masterclasses, the AMALFI Coast Music Festival and the Virtuoso and Bel Canto music festival. She has worked with distinguished Professors including Boris Berman, John Perry, Jerome Lowenthal, Dimitri Alexeev, Ewa Pablocka, Ian Jones, Pavel Gililov, Grigory Gruzman, Ashley Wass and Gordon Fergus-Thompson.Alongside her piano performance, Sonya has recorded at the Abbey Road Studios as a violinist in the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra and has had concerto engagements with orchestras, recitals and competition success as a solo violinist.
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