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Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight
Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

St James's Church Piccadilly

London

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Treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional piano recital in the beautiful candlelit setting of St James Church Piccadilly. Renowned concert pianist, Tyler Hay, will perform an outstanding selection of classical and romantic piano works including Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody in Blue in a concert remember!   Featuring Tyler Hay (piano) Programme Rota - Glass Mountain Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata Mendelssohn - Spring Song Schubert - Impromptu in E flat Mozart - Alla Turca Chopin - Polonaise in A flat (Heroique) Grieg - Wedding Day Liszt - Liebestraum no 3 Rachmaninoff - Prelude in C sharp minor Debussy - Clair de lune Satie - Gymnopedie no 1 Gershwin - Rhapsody In Blue Tyler Hay was born in 1994 in Kent and began learning the piano at the age of 6. He studied with the Head of Keyboard, Andrew Haigh at Kent Music Academy for 3 years before gaining a place to study at the Purcell School for Young Musicians in 2007. He completed his studies as an ABRSM scholar at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2016 where he studied with the Head of Keyboard, Graham Scott and Professor Frank Wibaut. Tyler completed his postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Music in 2017, where he studied with South African pianist, Niel Immelman and renowned British pianist, Gordon Fergus-Thompson.  Tyler has become a 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. He has also achieved a full performance of Chopin’s 24 Etudes in Blackburn, 2014. Tyler won first prize in the keyboard section of the Royal Overseas League Competition in 2016 and also went on to win first prize in the Liszt Society Competition in November, later that year.

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Opens Sat 6th Jul at 7:30 PM (BST)
197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL, United Kingdom
St James's Church Piccadilly
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