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Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series 2024 (Concert 16) - The Beethoven Sonatas
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Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series 2024 (Concert 16) - The Beethoven Sonatas
Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series 2024 (Concert 16) - The Beethoven Sonatas

Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series 2024 (Concert 16) - 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 2024. 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. Featuring  Rose Mclachlan (piano) Programme Beethoven - Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 2 No. 2 Beethoven - Sonata No. 5 in C minor, Op. 10 No. 1 Rachmaninoff - Variations on a Theme by Corelli About Rose Mclachlan Rose McLachlan comes from a family of musicians and began piano lessons with her father aged 7. Shortly after she joined Chetham's School of Music where she studied with Helen Krizos. In 2020, she entered the Royal Northern College of Music, and now is at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the tutelage of Charles Owen, Martin Roscoe and Ronan O'Hora.  She appears frequently with orchestra, making her debut aged 13 in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She has performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Barry Wordsworth and was broadcast twice on Radio 3. As a result of winning the PianoTexas Festival concerto competition, she performed with the Fort Worth Symphony. In 2023, she performed Saint Saens 'Carnival of the Animals' in the Bridgewater Hall with the Hallé orchestra.  Rose has already had considerable successes in national and international competitions; she was the overall winner of the 2016 Scottish International Youth Prize at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and as a result of winning the Yamaha Prize in the 2017 EPTA UK competition, Rose performed at St Martins in the Fields. As an overall winner of the Chetham's concerto competition in February 2018, Rose was selected to perform the Ravel G major concerto with the Chetham's symphony orchestra during the 2018-19 season. In 2018 Rose also won the Chopin and Beethoven prizes at Chetham's and in 2019 she was overall winner of the junior intercollegiate Beethoven Piano Society of Europe competition. Also, in 2019 Rose was the overall winner of the 11th "Dora Pejacevich" competition organised by EPTA Croatia. In 2022, Rose was awarded the Chopin Prize at the RNCM and was named Kirklees Young Musician of the Year. 2018 saw her first commercial recording being issued by Divine Art, performing 'Five Hebridean Dances' by John McLeod and in January 2020, Rose recorded piano duets by the distinguished British composer, Edward Gregson, with her father for a new commercial recording on the Naxos label. Rose is an avid chamber musician; playing in a piano trio, piano duo and with singers. She has performed major song cycles, including Schumann's Liederkreis in the Manchester Song Festival. With her trio, they were awarded Nossek Prize at the RNCM for their performance of Arensky's Trio no. 1. Rose has performed in Germany, Switzerland and the UK with violinist Esther Abrami. Rose is extremely grateful to receive support from The Caird Trust, The Sir James Gibb award, Michael McLean and she is a Talent Unlimited artist.

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Opens Mon 11th Nov at 6:30 PM (GMT)
High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1RE, United Kingdom
St Giles Cathedral
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