FREE Lunchtime Concert: Philip Sharp (Piano)
Haydn – Sonata in C Major
Thomas Adès – Traced Overhead
Bach/Busoni – Chaconne in D Minor
Growing up in Glasgow, Philip Sharp demonstrated an exceptional talent as a virtuoso pianist. By the age of 18 he had already mastered an impressive repertoire, including the third concertos of Rachmaninov and Prokofiev, which he successfully performed in a number of concerts.
Philip went on to study at the Chetham’s College of music. His talent and academic abilities earned him a place on the prestigious and demanding ‘joint course’ at Manchester University and the Royal Northern College of Music. With his ambitions set on building a career as a solo performer, the course provided an excellent platform from which he could develop his true potential.