John Wilson Piano Spectacular IV
Saturday 1 February 7.00pm
RNCM Concert Hall
This exciting evening will see internationally renowned pianists including RNCM alumni, join forces with no fewer than eight grand pianos on stage in the RNCM Concert Hall to raise funds for the John Wilson Fellowship in Accompaniment.
RNCM legend John Wilson will be joined by Richard Casey, Harvey Davies, Peter Donohoe, Julian Evans, Peter Lawson, Nicholas Rimmer, Martin Roscoe and Graham Scott, performing music by Liszt, Rachmaninov, Schubert, Sibelius, Wagner and more, with ensemble direction by Tim Reynish. Also performing: improvisation superstar Harry Harris.
The evening is set to be compered by Classic FM presenter John Brunning.
John Wilson has been a valued contributor to the RNCM for 60 years, first as a student at the Northern School of Music and then as a staff member at the RNCM. Successful Piano Spectaculars took place in 2005, 2010 and 2015 and this year’s event will be a double celebration as we honour John’s 80th Birthday, and aim to raise £20,000 to support and enable talented pianists to learn and perfect the art of accompaniment.
If you are unable to attend please consider making a donation to the fund below.
Concert tickets: £19, £24, £29.