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Erdem Misirlioğlu, Piano
21 July 2018 - 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm| £15
Three years on from his last tour for Concerts in the West with Trio Isimsiz, the prizewinning pianist Erdem Misirlioğlu returns in July 2018 with a riveting programme comprising pieces by Schumann, Beethoven and Schubert, which he will perform as a soloist at four West Country venues, as well as giving a Masterclass for students at Richard Huish College in Taunton.
In 2006, Erdem was a prizewinner in the International Rachmaninov Competition for Young Pianists and was also awarded the Keyboard Instrument Prize at GSMD. In 2008 he won the Principal’s prize at GSMD and won the piano section of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. Subsequently, he performed Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. In 2011, he was awarded first prize in the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe’s intercollegiate piano competition.
Saturday 21 July 2018 7.30pm, The Dance House, Gouldsbrook View, North Street, Crewkerne, Somerset TA18 7AL. (The Dance House is just behind the Baptist Church in North Street – blue double doors on the left as you go down Gouldsbrook View). Tickets: £15. Unreserved seating. Choose when you arrive. Box office: For advance bookings please email firstname.lastname@example.org or buy at the Local Information Office at the town hall in Crewkerne. Or text 07776 995789 or book at www.eventbrite.co.uk or you can buy on the night from 6.45pm – but worth checking beforehand. Concessions for students and children. Interval drinks. Town parking and car parks. Doors open at 6.45pm – performance starts at 7.30pm.
Also Open masterclass in collaboration with the Centre for Young Musicians Taunton Saturday 21 July 2018 10.45am, at Richard Huish College, South Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 3DZ. Free entry.