Bach – Prelude in G from Cello Suite
Bach arr. Meinders – Sheep May Safely Graze
Bach arr. Siloti – Prelude in B minor
Bach arr. Brahms – Chaconne in D minor
Bach arr. Cimirro – Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Bach arr. Wittgenstein – Sicilienne in G minor
Bach arr. McCarthy – Fantasy in G minor
Rachmaninov arr. McCarthy – Prelude in G minor
Rachmaninov arr. McCarthy – Variation No 18 from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Rachmaninov arr. Marchland – Prelude in B minor
Rachmaninov arr. McCarthy – Andante from Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor
Rachmaninov arr. Meinders – Beloved, let us fly
Rachmaninov arr. Meinders – Daisies
Rachmaninov arr. Meinders – Do not sing, my beauty
Rachmaninov arr. Meinders – Springwaters
Nicholas McCarthy Piano
Celebrated pianist Nicholas McCarthy has inspired many around the world with his sheer determination and spirit in achieving a prolific concert career despite being born with only one hand. His historic graduation from the Royal College of Music in 2012 made press headlines with him being the first ever one-handed pianist to graduate.
Now five years on, this concert will focus on his favorite composers Bach and Rachmaninov representing the best exponents of the Baroque and Romantic period. Nicholas will introduce many of the pieces giving some insight into the works he performs.
Nicholas has toured the U.K and all over the world including China, Istanbul, Japan, South Korea the U.S and South Africa. He is also a popular motivational speaker and presenter.