Strand International Piano Series | Murray Mclachlan
Feb 3, 2023 at 18:00 — 19:00 (GMT)
St Mary le Strand (The "Jewel" of the Strand) plays host to The Strand International Concert Series. The 24 Preludes and Fugues of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier Book One will be performed across twelve concerts with twelve concert pianists from January to July 2023. London's most intimate concert venue boasts stunning architecture, beautiful acoustics and a brand new Steinway concert grand piano.
Murray MclLchlan (piano)
Bach Prelude and Fugue in G sharp minor & Prelude and Fugue in A minor
Chopin-McLachlan Homage a Godowsky (Nocturne in E flat op 9 no.1 for left hand alone) London Premiere
Ronald Stevenson Fugue on a Fragment of Chopin (Ballade no. 4)
Chopin 24 Preludes op 28
Tickets include complimentary glass of wine
Full details of the Strand International Piano Series available via following link https://sips.org.uk/
'Murray McLachlan is a pianist with a virtuoso technique and a sure sense of line. His timing and phrasing are impeccable, and his tone-full but unforced in the powerful passages, gentle and restrained in the more lyrical- is a perpetual delight’ - BBC MUSIC MAGAZINE
Pianist, recording artist, writer and educator Murray McLachlan has made over 50 commercial recordings and performed a wide repertoire (over 25 recital programmes and 40 concertos) on all five continents. Recordings of contemporary music have won numerous accolades, including full star ratings, as well as ‘rosette’ and ‘key recording’ status in the Penguin Guide to CDs, and ‘Disc of the month’ and ‘Record of the month ‘in ‘Music on the Web’ and ‘The Herald’. McLachlan teaches at the Royal Northern College of Music and at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester where he has been Head of Keyboard since 1997. He is the founder of the Manchester International Concerto competition for young pianists as well as the Founder/Artistic Director of the world famous Chetham’s International Summer school and festival for Pianists, Europe’s largest summer school devoted exclusively to the piano.