Press

Signs Games and Messages

In 2001 I was artistic Director of Signs Games and Messages, a 2-week long festival celebrating the music of Gyorgy Kurtag, and a collaboration between London’s South Bank Centre and the Royal Academy of Music. We were awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Festival Prize for 2002. Press coverage was extensive, Read more…

By rachel, ago
Performances

London Recital, Purcell Room

In January 1996 I was selected to play at London’s Purcell Room in the Park Lane Group concert series for young artists. I combined short pieces by György Kurtág, with whom I had studied, with a newly-commissioned work by the Hungarian László Tihanyi, in whose Ensemble Intermodulation I had performed. The largest-scale Read more…

By rachel, ago
Performances

UNISA Piano Competition

Competitions were an inescapable part of concert pianism. The UNISA one was in Praetoria. Looking back at the videos from the first two rounds is like looking back at a different person. I remember two things in particular. First, that I was hugely relieved to be knocked out, so I Read more…

By rachel, ago
Performances

Scottish Voices

For several years I was a regular guest artist with Graham Hair’s ensemble and concert series Scottish Voices. It was in this context that I presented Kurtag’s The Sayings of Peter Bornemisza Op.7 with Jane Manning.                               Read more…

By rachel, ago