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Simon Watterton

Piano

Simon Watterton

English pianist Simon Watterton has given recitals as soloist and chamber musician all across the world. In recent years he has performed in China, Canada, the USA, Sweden and Italy as well as extensively in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

He made his concerto debut at London's Cadogan Hall and was featured as a Rising Star in International Piano Magazine at the time of a cycle he gave of all the Beethoven piano sonatas.

He has made two visits on a collaborative piano internship to the Banff Centre, Canada, and has worked with a number of artists including his wife, Irish violinist Anna Cashell, 'cellist Raphael Wallfisch and the London International Players, with whom he appeared live on BBC Radio 3's 'In Tune' in 2013.

A specialist in the music of Beethoven, Mozart and Schumann, Simon's repertoire encompasses a broad range of styles and periods. He has also given lecture recitals ranging from Liszt's Années de Pèlerinage to Bach's Goldberg Variations.

He has has coached in Italy on the Orchestra Città Aperta Chamber Music Course and is currently a visiting teacher at the Royal Holloway University of London and the University of Limerick.

As a writer on music he was recently asked to select the music and write a foreword for a new edition of Frank Bridge's piano music. Published by Dover Publishing, it came out in October 2013.

Simon studied at the Purcell School of Music with Patsy Toh and the Royal College of Music with Yonty Solomon, where he won a range of prizes and awards, including the Hopkinson Silver Medal.

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Simon Watterton events

1 June 2018: Concert – Sophie's Barn - Banbury - Oxfordshire
Joint recital with violinist Anna Cashell Brahms - Violin Sonata no.2 in A Major op.100 Chopin - Etude in F Major op.10 no.8 Chopin - Impromptu no.1 in A Flat Major op.29 Chopin - Polonaise in A Flat Major op.53

7 June 2018: Concert – St. Matthew's Church - Redhill - Surrey
Bach - Selection from the 'Goldberg' Variations BWV988 Mozart - Sonata in B Flat Major K333 Brahms - Intermezzo in A Major op.118 - Intermezzo in C Major op.119 - Intermezzo in E Flat Major op.117 - Rhapsody in E Flat Major op.119/p>

11 June 2018: Concert – St. Peter's Church - Notting Hill - London
Bach - 'Goldberg' Variations BWV988

24 June 2018: Concert – Whitchurch Canonicorum - Whitchurch - Dorset
Joint recital with violinist Anna Cashell Dvorak - Selection tbc Brahms - Violin Sonata no.2 in A Major op.100 Chopin - Etude in F Major op.10 no.8 Chopin - Impromptu no.1 in A Flat Major op.29 Chopin - Polonaise in A Flat Major op.53 Bach - Violin Partita no.3 in E Major BWV1006 Schumann - Violin Sonata no.1 in A minor op.105 Kreisler - Selection tbc

3 July 2018: Concert – St. Mary's Church - Perivale - London
Bach - 'Goldberg' Variations BWV988

14 July 2018: Concert – Buscot Park - Faringdon - Oxfordshire
Recital with counter-tenor Tim Travers-Brown Repertoire tbc