His Dumfries concert will include sonatas by Scarlatti
and Beethoven and works by Cesar Franck, Chopin and also John Ireland (with support from the John Ireland Charitable Trust) - a truly exciting piano recital by a virtuoso pianist.
His debut CD, Variations on a theme by Scarlatti
-- a 65-minute programme of pieces from Couperin to Boulez which relate to Scarlatti
's Sonata K.
Teachers will find performance repertoire preparing their intermediate to early-advanced students for the more difficult Scarlatti
sonatas, Bach suites and classical sonatas.
He will be performing musical pieces by Scarlatti
, Prokofiev Rachmaninoff and Liszt.
Ching's reworking of another Scarlatti
piece was also performed.
A few days ago, for instance, I finished recording of 20 sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti
at the Czech Radio.
The programme features works by Palestrina, Scarlatti
, Rossini and Monteverdi, performed by the Cantorelli vocal quartet.
Saturday will see the Swiss-Italian pianist Francesco Piemontesi (already heard with the CBSO earlier this season) bringing a programme ranging from Scarlatti
to a new work by Maximilian Schnaus, and the festival ends on Sunday with Nikolai Demidenko playing concertos by Mozart and Bach with the European Union Chamber Orchestra.
Smith is considered a pianist on the rise, and his concert will also include works by Mozart, Scarlatti
and Sebastian Currier.
At the next event, prizewinning pianist Syuzanna Kaszo, from Ukraine, will play music by Beethoven, Chopin and Scarlatti
And on Wednesday, February 11, at Redcar's Tuned In complex on Majuba Road, Adam Davies will play a lunch-time recital of music by the likes of Scarlatti
, Debussy, Scriabin and Chopin.
Mikhailov's repertory includes works by Bach, Scarlatti
, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Grieg, Debussy, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and modern authors.