Park Lane Group Young Artist
Schumann – Notturno and Polonaise fromSoirées Musicales
Roderick Williams – Goodwood by the Sea
Ireland arr. Williams – Sea Fever
Schubert arr. Liszt – ‘Am Meer’ and ‘Liebesbotschaf’ from Schwanengesang
Liszt – Ballade in B minor
Maria Marchant Piano
British pianist Maria Marchant is active as recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician after giving her Wigmore Hall and Southbank Centre Park Lane Group débuts to critical acclaim. She has performed in many festivals such as the Cambridge Summer Music Festival, Cheltenham International Music Festival, King’s Lynn Festival, Proms Plus and Stratford-upon-Avon Festival. She has also given recitals for many music societies including the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe, Bishop Auckland Music Society, City Music Society, Darlington Piano Society and the Harris Music Club. Maria Marchant’s many competition successes include winning the Gold Medal and First Prize in the International Hindemith Competition, Berlin and she has given numerous radio broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, most recently in the Park Lane Group’s John McCabe Memorial Concert at Southbank Centre. She is pianist-in-residence at the Shipley Arts Festival and a member of the Stradivarius Piano Trio Maria Marchant’s début CD for SOMM Records was released internationally last September.