Piano Festival

Welcome to the Academy’s Summer Piano Festival, featuring a remarkable range of events celebrating the outstanding creativity amongst our pianists and curated by Professor Joanna MacGregor OBE, the Academy’s Head of Piano.

Dip in and out of as many free events as you like.

View the PDF brochure of our 2016 festival

Summer Piano Festival 2017 free

Monday, 26.06.2017 10:00 - Wednesday, 28.06.2017, Various venues around the Academy

A remarkable range of events celebrating Academy pianists’ outstanding creativity

Beethoven: 32 Sonatas, 32 Pianists I free

Monday, 26.06.2017 11:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Sonatas, performed by Academy pianists

Piano, Multimedia, Film free

Monday, 26.06.2017 15:00, Various venues around the Academy

Belle Chen and Christina McMaster curate and perform alongside Academy pianists working with multimedia and film.

Alfred Brendel on Beethoven’s Sonatas free

Monday, 26.06.2017 18:00, Duke’s Hall

Alfred Brendel talks to Professor Joanna MacGregor

Beethoven: 32 Sonatas, 32 Pianists II free

Tuesday, 27.06.2017 10:15, Museum Piano Gallery

Sonatas, performed by Academy pianists

Beethoven: 32 Sonatas, 32 Pianists III free

Tuesday, 27.06.2017 11:15, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Sonatas, performed by Academy pianists

Piano, Multimedia, Film free

Tuesday, 27.06.2017 13:00, Various venues around the Academy

Collaboration with dancers from London Contemporary Dance School and visual artists from Central Saint Martins

Jacob Barnes Prize Winners’ Concert: Quartertonal Piano Project free

Tuesday, 27.06.2017 16:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Two upright pianos are tuned a quartertone apart in the middle of the hall in this performance of brand new music

Mozart from the Keyboard free

Tuesday, 27.06.2017 17:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Academy pianists direct Mozart’s K.415 and K.595 concertos

Hummel’s Mozart Transcriptions free

Wednesday, 28.06.2017 11:00, Duke’s Hall

Pocket Sinfonia perform Hummel’s Mozart Transcriptions

Beethoven: 32 Sonatas, 32 Pianists IV free

Wednesday, 28.06.2017 12:10, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Sonatas, performed by Academy pianists

Piano, Multimedia, Film free

Wednesday, 28.06.2017 13:00, Various venues around the Academy

Academy Pianists collaborate with visual artists from Central Saint Martins

Piano Rolls free

Wednesday, 28.06.2017 13:00, Henry Wood Room

1.00–5.00pm A rolling programme of chamber music: 1.00pm: Piano and Trumpet: New Views  Lucy Humphris trumpe...

Final Festival Event free

Wednesday, 28.06.2017 18:00, Duke’s Hall

The final performance of the 2017 Piano Festival features performances from the Bukolika Trio, Joseph Havlat and Thomas Ang

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