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Our regular series of piano concerts performed by students and graduates from the Royal College of Music.
FREE and open to non-Friends.
All the artists are senior students at the Royal College of Music or recent graduates. Suggested donation of £5 help with running costs. Non-Friends may access the Gallery at the full entry price.
Saturday 30 November
Pianist: Peter Regan
Liszt’s Ballade no 2
Prokofiev’s Piano Sonata no 2
Liszt’s Sonata Quasi Fantasia Apres une Lecture du Dante
Peter Regan is a London based Irish pianist. His playing has taken him from New York’s Carnegie Hall to Dublin’s National Concert Hall and the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto. He has performed live on national radio on Today with Seán O’Rourke on RTÉ Radio One and was a featured artist on Arena with Seán Rocks. Described as “a major talent” and as “the most individual and developed young Irish pianist I’ve heard in years” by Michael Dervan in the Irish Times, Peter graduated on the Dean’s List from the Glenn Gould School of Music, Toronto studying under internationally acclaimed pianist John O’Conor in May 2018. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at the Royal College of Music, London, studying with Gordon Fergus-Thompson and Ian Jones.
Peter is a multiple prize-winner. He has won the Chisholm and O’Hea Cups at Pianofest in the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and the Harty, Heneghan, Huban, Esposito, Nordell and Benson Cups at Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil. He is also the winner of the Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil 2016 Morris-Grant Cup and Bursary, and the 2017 Mabel Swainson Pianoforte Award. He has worked in masterclasses with Leon Fleisher, Christopher Elton, John Perry, Stefan Vladar, Finghin Collins, Ronan O’Hora, Lilya Zilberstein, Pavel Nersessian, Robert Kulek, Evelyne Brancart and Daniel Hope.