Thu, 06 Apr|
C. Bechstein Centre Manchester
C. Bechstein Recital Series with Amy Wakefield
Please join us for an evening of Debussy Préludes, Ginastera and a world premiere of Waltzes and Waltzettes composed by Euan Moseley, all performed by the talented Amy Wakefield.
Time & Location
06 Apr 2023, 18:30 – 19:30
C. Bechstein Centre Manchester, 7-9 Tib St, Manchester M4 1AD, UK
About the event
We are pleased to announce that we will be joined by pianist Amy Wakefield for our April performance in the C. Bechstein Centre Manchester recital series!
Please note, we now charge a small fee for recital tickets, priced at £7 each or £5 for students (proof of ID required). To support and show thanks for their time and expertise, the majority of the ticket fee will be paid to the performer(s). All guests will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco/non-alcoholic alternative on arrival.
Tickets are limited, so if you would like to attend please call us on 0161 527 7677 and have a debit/credit card to hand. Alternatively, you can book online via Eventbrite, however, please note a booking fee is payable. Please allow at least 48 hours’ notice to cancel your tickets. As a matter of policy, we cannot issue a refund after this time. If you need to cancel, please call and speak to a member of staff.
Doors are at 6:15pm with the recital to begin at 6:30pm and end at 7:30pm.
The programme includes:
- Claude Debussy: Excerpts from Préludes, Book I
I Danseuses de Delphes, Lent et grave
II Voiles, Modéré
IV Les Sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir, Modéré
V Les Collines d'Anacapri, Très modéré
- Euan Moseley: World Premiere of Selected Waltzes and Waltzettes from ‘ 7 & 6 Waltzes and Waltzettes for Solo Piano’
- Alberto Ginastera - Sonata no. 3, op.54
Amy grew up in Stockport and attended Chetham's School of Music in 1999 where she studied the piano and violin. Amy received a scholarship to the Birmingham Conservatoire in 2008 and now works a Freelance Pianist/Violinist and teacher. Amy has worked as a solo Pianist- Guest Entertainer on cruise ships, giving a series of classical concerts and an accompanist for a variety of musicians/choirs. Amy has written articles/book reviews for UK piano magazines/blogs and recently gained a distinction in her Master of Performance and Artistic Research on the piano at the RNCM.
Amy now lives in Congleton with her husband Stewart, their 22 month-old daughter, Grace who enjoys playing the pots and pans in their kitchen, and with their two pugs!