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Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight
Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

St Mary Le Strand Church

London

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Treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional piano recital in the beautiful candlelit setting of St Mary le Strand. Renowned British concert pianist, Tyler Hay, will perform an outstanding selection of classical and romantic piano works, including Gershwin's iconic Rhapsody in Blue in what is guaranteed to be a musical evening  to remember!  There are also plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to complete your evening. Featuring Tyler Hay (piano) Programme Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata Mozart - Rondo Alla Turca   Chopin - Polonaise in A flat (Heroique)     Liszt - Liebestraum no 3   Rachmaninoff - Prelude in C sharp minor   Debussy - Clair de lune   Satie - Gymnopedie no 1     Gershwin - Rhapsody In Blue Tyler Hay 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 Fri 31st May at 8:00 PM (BST)
London, London, WC2R 1ES, United Kingdom
St Mary Le Strand Church