Lancing College presents a celebrity recital: Ronan O’Hora, international pianist

December 16, 2016

Ronan O’Hora, international pianist was perform on Thursday 12 January 2017, 7.45pm, at the Great School.

Tickets at £10 (£8 concessions) are available in advance from the Music Secretary  (01273 465968; baa@lancing.org.uk) online from the Music Department pages on the College website www.lancingcollege.co.uk or at the door on the evening .

The programme will be: Schubert, Beethoven and Chopin

 

Ronan O’Hora is a celebrated international pianist, who has worked with leading conductors and performed with world-renowned orchestras in every major country in Europe as well as in the USA, Canada, Australasia and South Africa. He has performed in many notable music festivals including Salzburg, Gstaad, Ravinia, Montpelier, Bath, Harrogate and Brno.

Ronan O’Hora is Head of Keyboard Studies and Head of Advanced Performance Studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

This concert at Lancing has been eagerly anticipated: it will be a privilege to hear a leading exponent playing works by Chopin. Ronan O’Hora is also known for his superb renditions of Schubert and Beethoven.

O’Hora’s important awards include the Silver Medal of the Worshipful Company of Musicians and the Stefania Niekrasz Prize, which is awarded every five years to an outstanding exponent of Chopin. His broadcasts include a televised recital for the Chopin Society in Warsaw, a televised performance of Beethoven’s 4th Piano Concerto with the Netherlands Radio Symphony, two programmes of chamber music by Mozart for BBC TV, and over eighty concerts on BBC Radio 3.

He has has made over thirty CDs, which include highly regarded solo piano recordings of Schubert, Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Debussy, Schumann, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Satie. His discography also includes major concertos and chamber music.

Great School at Lancing College has wonderful acoustics and an intimate atmosphere for both performers and audience. At the heart of a Grade I complex of Victorian buildings, it is the perfect setting for a piano concert.