Thu, 14 Jul|
C. Bechstein Recital Series with Juanjo Blázquez Garre
Join us for a 55 minute recital of Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Brahms, Vega and Albéniz!
Time & Location
14 Jul 2022, 18:30 – 19:30
Manchester, 7-9 Tib St, Manchester M4 1AD, UK
About the event
We are pleased to announce that we will be joined by Spanish pianist Juanjo Blázquez Garre in our next recital in the C. Bechstein Centre Manchester recital series!
Tickets for this recital are completely FREE and all guests will receive a complimentary glass of bubbly/non-alcoholic alternative. Tickets are limited, so if you would like to attend please call us on 0161 527 7677 or email email@example.com to secure your seat.
Likewise, if you are unable to make the event after booking, please call or email to let us know so we can offer your seat to another guest. For those who cannot attend in person, we will also live stream the event via our YouTube channel, a link will be provided nearer the time.
The programme includes:
- Laura Vega - Poema a un amor eterno
- Rachmaninoff - Etude Tableaux Op 39 No 1
- Rachmaninoff - Etude Tableaux OP 33 No 3
- Scriabin - Sonata Fantasy No 2 Op 19
- Brahms - 8 pieces Op 76
- Albéniz - Triana
About Juanjo Blázquez Garre
Born in Lorca (Spain) in 1998, he began his piano studies at the “Narciso Yepes” Professional Conservatory of Lorca in 2006. He received his first lessons from professor Estrella Romero Jiménez and later from Antonio Agustín González Hidalgo and Helena Ayala Gea. He has performed concerts in Spain and UK, and the ALTI Hall in Kyoto. Juanjo recently performed as a soloist Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto at Madrid’s National Auditorium with the María Rodrigo Symphony Orchestra
He has received masterclasses from teachers such as Lilya Zilberstein, Anna Malikova, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Stephen Hough, Claudio Martínez-Mehner, Ashley Wass and Nino Kereselidze among others.
Juanjo has won prizes in national and international competitions such as the “Ciudad de Albacete”, the “Entre Cuerdas y Metales”, the “Almudena Cano" and “ClaMo” International competition. He is also a recipient of the "FW Wright Piano Scholarship" endowed by the RNCM , and he was chosen to represent Spain in the "Kyoto International music students festival" in 2019, receiving outstanding reviews.
He completed his piano studies at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid in 2020, under the guidance of Ana Guijarro, having previously studied with Pilar Bilbao Iturburu. He continued his training in Manchester with Graham Scott and Kathryn Stott.