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Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series 2024 (Concert 2) - The Beethoven Sonatas
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Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series 2024 (Concert 2) - The Beethoven Sonatas
Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series 2024 (Concert 2) - The Beethoven Sonatas

Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series 2024 (Concert 2) - The Beethoven Sonatas

St Giles Cathedral

Edinburgh

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St Giles Cathedral plays host to the inaugural Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series. This exciting and prestigious new concert series will feature all 32 of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas throughout the 2024 season. Featuring exceptional performances from leading UK and international pianists, these concerts will be an unrivalled opportunity to enjoy some of the world's greatest piano repertoire, as curated by our guest performers. Set in the stunning candlelit venue of St Giles Cathedral, with it's newly installed Steinway Grand Piano, this will be a musical experience to remember! St Giles is situated in the heart of the Royal Mile with many bars and restaurants nearby to complete your evening. Pianist Tyler Hay Programme Frederic Chopin - Ballade no 1 L.V. Beethoven - Sonata Op 31 no 2 in D minor ' The Tempest' Charles Alkan - Symphonie Tyler Hay is an outstanding virtuoso pianist who enjoys tackling some of the most demanding works in the repertoire. He has performed Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Sonata at Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall, Scriabin’s 5th Sonata at the Southbank’s Purcell Room and as a result of winning the Senior Concerto Competition at the Purcell School, he played Ravel’s Concerto for Left Hand Alone at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in Spring, 2013. Tyler is proud to have successfully organised a full evening recital at the Purcell School as a charity event, raising close to £2000 for the Watford Peace Hospice in Summer, 2012. He has also achieved a full performance of Chopin’s 24 Etudes in Blackburn, 2014. Most recently, Tyler won first prize in the keyboard section of the Royal Overseas League Competition in February 2016 and also went on to win first prize in the Liszt Society Competition in November, later that year. CDs of Liszt’s piano music and John Ogdon’s unpublished works were both released in the Spring of 2018 under the Piano Classics label and received superb critical acclaim.In addition to playing concerts for the Park Lane Group, Tyler is proud to be a new member of Canan Maxton’s Talent Unlimited which is a charity aimed at propelling young musicians in the opening stages of their career.

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Opens Mon 15th Apr at 6:30 PM (BST)
High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE, United Kingdom
St Giles Cathedral