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


Friday February 20th 2015, 6.00-7.15pm and 7.30-9.00pm

Workshop: Discover Rock Violin with Chris Haigh

Chris Haigh, author of the Schott title Discovering Rock Violin will presents a workshop based on the book, in two parts: the first for beginners to rock violin playing, the second extending the techniques for those with some experience (or those who got through part one.)

According to Chris, the workshop will cover any style of violin playing in a band context where there are no written-out parts (like arrangements for backing players), where players have to create or improvise their own instrumental lines. He aims to short-cut the process of fitting the violin in with vocals and other band instruments. The workshop will help you carve out your own working style, whether your context is pop, goth, alt, metal or whatever.

Amplification and effects will be discussed but please bring a NORMAL violin for the workshop. You don't need Chris's book to participate but it will be on special offer at £10.00 for participants!

Tickets: £5 for either part or both.


Saturday February 21st 2015, 7.00pm

Evelina de Lain Trio

Ukrainian-born Evelina de Lain is a multifaceted artist who has blended classical performance, jazz interpretation and her own contemporary style into a unique aural environment. Her ensemble tonight, in addition to herself at the piano, features flautist Alisa Klimanska and a surprise guest cellist (check Events web-page nearer the date.) Since she last performed here at the Schott Recital Room, Evelina has released another two albums. Join us for an evening of sophisticated sounds and some new numbers.

Tickets: £12 (£7 concessions)


Friday February 27th 2015, 7.00pm

David Dreebin (piano) and Guests

In a special birthday recital by David Dreebin his solo piano part of the programme will includes sonatas by D. Scarlatti, a Nocturne (Op.62 No.1) and some Mazurkas by Chopin, and Debussy Estampes. He also accompanies three singers - Mandy, Melanie and Wendy - with a variety of vocal items for the event. Glass of wine or soft drink and light nibbles are offered, and there is a concession price including children and senior citizens.

Tickets: £6 in advance from 020 534 0710 or £8 on the door (£6 concessions).


Saturday February 28th 2015, 7.00pm

Piano Recital - Anthony Green

Anthony Green with another concert of contemporary and some repertoire works. He starts with Haydn's Sonata No.58 in C and ends with Beethoven's Waldstein Sonata Op.53. In a sequel to his concert last May he plays the second half of Nick Ray's Symphony in the composer's piano arrangement, and the second half of his own John Cowper Powys Symphony (movements 4-6) arranged for solo piano. Anthony does not know when a full orchestral performance will happen, so this may be the only chance for some time to assess this impressive work. There will also be in the programme Charles Ives' Three Page Sonata and Skalkottas' Reverie in the Old Style and Reverie in the New Style.

Tickets: £10 full, £7 concessions on the door or in advance from 0207 534 0710


Saturday March 7th 2015, 7.00pm

Lucie Kubatova (piano)

Lucie Kubatova plays Gershwin, Novak, Hindemith, Chopin, Mozart, Bach and more. Check our events page on the web for more details.


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.

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