Upcoming Events at The Schott Music Shop

For more about any of these events or for information about how to book the Schott Recital Room please contact us at 020 7534 0710 or londonshop@schott-music.com

June 7th - Occasional Strings
June 12th - Piano Meetup with Christopher Norton
June 13th - Violin, Viola & Piano Recital
June 19th - Ronan Magill (piano)
June 26th - L'Hoyer Guitar Chamber Music
June 27th - Anthony Green (piano)
July 3rd - Scandinavian Folk Workshop
July 4th - Haruko Seki (piano)
July 10th - London Composers Forum
July 24th - Susumu Okajima (violin)

Sunday June 7th 2015, 3.00pm

Occasional Strings - Informal Concert

Niamh Farrel and Occasional Strings give an informal recital of music for string quartet, friends and strangers welcome. Refreshments will be on offer after the programme.

Tickets: £5 on the door, or go to www.facebook.com
More information: www.occasionalstrings.co.uk


Friday June 12th 2015, 6.00pm

Schott Piano Meetup Group - Play the piano with Christopher Norton

Christopher Norton is an established composer, arranger, educationalist and producer. Composer of the world-famous Microjazz series. Compositions have a distinctive contemporary feel featuring various popular styles. Performers at this Meetup will be required to play something by Chris as well as get the opportunity to chat with the composer. Norton will open the event with a discussion and performance, there will be a drinks reception afterwards.

To sign up for this wonderful event, or for more information about forthcoming events please visit www.meetup.com/Schott-Piano-Meetup-Group/


Saturday June 13th 2015, 7.30pm

Marlborough Recital Series - Violin, Viola & Piano

In the 17th concert in the series performers Ayako Yamazaki (violin), Katya Lazareva (viola) and Masachi Nishiyama (piano) offer a varied programme including Chaminade's Etude de Concert L'Automne for piano, pieces for violin and viola by Handel/Halvorssen and Atterberg, Rebecca Clarke's Viola Sonata, and some numbers for violin and piano including Brahms' Scherzo from the FAE-Sonata, two pieces from Josef Suk's Op.17 set, and Takemitsu's wistful Rain Tree Sketch. Drinks and nibbles will be offered.

Tickets: £15 (£10 concessions and under-18s) from oyjltdmasachi@aol.com or 0795 747 2245, or on the door.


Friday June 19th 2015, 7.30pm

Ronan Magill (piano)

Another inspiring recital performed and introduced by international concert-artist Ronan Magill. The programme is likely to include sonatas by Scarlatti, Mozart's K330, Rachmaninoff's Preludes Op.32 Nos 5 & 12, Scriabin Etudes, Op.2 No.1 and Op.8 No.12 and after a short interval for refreshments Schubert's Impromptu D935 No.3, Liszt's Schubertian Soiree de Vienne No.6 and his Petrarch Sonnet No.104, and Chopin's Berceuse Op.57 and Polonaise Op.53.

Tickets: £20 from 7.00pm on the door


Friday June 26th 2015, 6.00-9.00pm

The Guitar Music of Antoine de L'Hoyer

Schott Music and guitarists Jørgen Skogmo, Jens Franke, Oskar Werninge & Tim Pells are celebrating the publication of Antoine de L'Hoyer's Second Trio Op. 42, edited by Jens Franke and Marta González Bordonaba, with an exclusive concert. This is the first time that this work appears in a modern, performing edition. The concert will also feature the Trio concertant Op. 29 as well as L'Hoyer's Guitar Quartet. These rarely performed works make for a truly special concert of L'Hoyer's complete chamber music for 3 and 4 guitars full of virtuoso repertoire.
Jens Franke is the author of the popular Baroque Guitar Anthologies and Romantic Guitar Anthologies published by Schott Music.
There will also be a pre-concert performance by the London Schools Guitar Ensemble.

Admission: Free, but please RSVP by visiting www.eventbrite.co.uk


Saturday June 27th 2015, 7.00pm

Anthony Green - Piano Recital in Memory of David de Warenne

In commemoration of the life of David de Warenne, the innovative composer and pianist who died at the end of 2012, Anthony Green presents a programme of mould-breaking piano pieces from several eras in the history of the piano, including his own Meditation on Themes from Liszt's Faust Symphony (part of which he will also play) and the first performance of his Sonatina No.2. Other numbers, including music by David de Warrenne himself, will be Beethoven's remarkable Bagatelles Op.126, some proto-jazz studies by Bartok and Brahms' Sonata in C op.1.

Tickets: £10 (£7 concessions) on the door, or in advance from 020 7534 0710 (admission by programme).


Friday July 3rd 2015, 6.00pm and 7.30pm

Scandinavian Folk Workshop

A workshop for fiddlers led by Vicki Swan (on a Swedish keyed fiddle), covering techniques and tunes from the Scandinavian traditional repertoire. The 6.00pm session will suit beginners, the later one (7.30pm) moves on to intermediate and advanced techniques and dance patterns. The ticket covers both sessions. Bring an instrument, tunes will partly be from Vicki's book Scandinavian Fiddle Tunes (published by Schott Music) which is on offer at £10.00 if you are tempted to own a copy.

Vicki Swan is a regular performer of traditional music on the Scottish smallpipes, Swedish nyckelharpa, flute and other instruments, most recently in her Scandinavian-themed Smorgasballad show with accordionist Jonny Dyer (see www.swan-dyer.co.uk). She is also the author of Scandinavian Folk Tunes for Flute, published by Schott Music, and we will have a range of Schott Music folk titles at the workshop.

Tickets: £5 (covers all sessions) from scandinavianfiddle.eventbrite.co.uk


Saturday July 4th 2015, 7.00pm

Piano Recital – Haruko Seki

Haruko Seki, described by Musical Opinion as "a pianist with an innate ability to communicate with her audience,” explores the complete set of Chopin’s 24 Preludes, Opus 28, as well as 20th century works by Debussy, Scott and Gershwin.

An Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, Haruko has performed at major UK venues as well in Europe, the US and Japan. The Times has referred to her playing as being "bathed in tonal beauty...took one off into a world of serene enchantment.”

Haruko recently completed a successful project in Japan promoting the works of lesser-known British and Irish composers such as Scott, Ireland and Alwyn.

Tickets: £10 in advance from 020 7534 0710, or £12 on the door. Light refreshments will be served.


Friday July 10th 2015, 7.00pm

Première Mix - London Composers Forum

New works for various instrumentations by members of the London Composers Forum. A date for your diary if you are a new music enthusiast. Most of these pieces are premières. Refreshments in the interval and a chance to meet many of the composers.

Tickets: £12.50, £9 concessions and advance (from 07769 259402), under 18 free.
More information: londoncomposersforum.org.uk
Enquiries: concerts@londoncomposersforum.org.uk

Tickets: £10 in advance from 020 7534 0710, or £12 on the door. Light refreshments will be served.


Friday July 24th 2015, 6.30pm

Susumu Okajima (violin) and friends

Another Soirée de Violon from Susumu with guest soloists. Programme details will be posted shortly.

Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions) from 077 9912 4302 or info@fitfiddle.co.uk

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