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16 January 2015

PIANO MASTER CLASS with prof. VANESA LATARCHE 14 Feb 2015

Written by Lora Dimitrova

14 February, Saturday, 2-5pm

BYMT Concert Hall


PIANO MASTER CLASS with Professor Vanesa Latarche

FRCM, Hon ARAM, FTCL, ARCM, LRAM

After studying at the Royal College of Music, UK, and then in the USA and France, Vanessa was awarded many scholarships and prizes from international competitions. She has performed as a soloist with prominent international orchestras and those in the UK. Her recital work has taken her to Europe, USA and to the Far East. She has broadcast for over 30 years for BBC Radio 3, the BBC World Service and BBC Radio 4.

She has been a juror for international competitions in Serbia, Italy, New Zealand, and Hong Kong and has adjudicated the national keyboard final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year.

Since September 2005 she has been Head of Keyboard at the Royal College of Music having been previously a professor of piano at the Royal Academy of Music for fourteen years where she was made an Honorary Associate in 1997.

Vanessa frequently travels to give master classes, not only in UK, in Hong Kong, Tokyo, Beijing and Seoul. She is also a frequent visitor to the Lang Lang Music World, in Shenzhen, China where she has recently been appointed as a Vice- Chairman. 

With many international piano competition prizewinners amongst her students, Vanessa was nominated for the FRCM, Fellowship of the Royal College of Music, for outstanding services to music which was conferred on her by HRH Price of Wales in May 2010. In September 2011, Vanessa was appointed to the role of Personal Chair at the RCM, which has given her the title of Professor of International Keyboard Studies.

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Program repertoire includes: 

Mendelssohn - Rondo Capricioso

Ravel - Scarbo (from "Gaspard de la Nuit")

Brahms Rhapsody No.2 in G minor 

Rachmaninoff Etude Op. 33 No. 8 in G minor

Grieg - Piano Sonata

Rachmaninov - Prelude in G Minor

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ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS: £15

OPEN to PUBLIC: tickets for the daily session £5

Refreshments - in the break.

APPLICATION FORM  and the information leaflet can be downloaded from www.bymt.co.uk following the link to DOWNLOADS

For further information please contact Head of Keyboard on keyboard@bymt.co.uk or call 020 8467 1566

Prof. Vanesa Latarche

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