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Semi-finalists announced for 2019 Concerto Competition
22 June 2019


Manchester International Concerto Competition for Young Pianists: Semi-finalists announced

Following 55 first round entries for the sixth competition in Manchester, our international jury of concert pianists has selected eighteen pianists for...

ABRSM-EPTA New Year New Ideas: Piano Teachers booster days
27 October 2018


Which Piano Teaching Booster Day is just right for you?
Would a Piano Teaching
Booster Day rejuvenate
your teaching?
Low cost?
Packed with ideas and inspiration?
Delivered by some of the best music
educators and teachers in...

ABRSM- EPTA Schedule for the Piano Teachers Course
27 October 2018


ABRSM-EPTA Piano Teachers Course Schedule

Plan for each day
10.00-11.30 Divide into four groups (Early Years, Foundations of teaching, Dip ABRSM and LRSM)
11.30–12.00 Coffee and Discussions
12.00-1.00 Presentation for all (apart from week 1)

Q and A's about ABRSM-EPTA PTC
27 October 2018


Frequently Asked Questions: The EPTA/ABRSM Piano Teaching Course 2019

* What is the ABRSM/EPTA Piano Teaching Course? It is a freshly designed course for piano teachers beginning in January 2019, EPTA’s...

ABRSM-EPTA Full Programme for the UK's leading Piano Teaching course
27 October 2018


A series of six one day courses offering CPD, inspiration and
practical help at affordable costs for all piano teachers

Chetham’s School of Music Long Millgate Manchester M3...

Nordic Fire and Scottish Genius
26 October 2018


‘Nordic Fire’: World Premiere Performance at Queen’s Hall Edinburgh 25 October 2018. Jane Atkins, Viola, Scottish Chamber orchestra/ Joseph Swenson

John McLeod is the Peter Pan of British composers. His extraordinary,...

Graham Caskie in Chopin: Poetry, parlando and cantabile triumph
8 July 2018


CHOPIN Piano Concerto no. 1, ‘Cello Sonata
Graham Caskie, Piano
Badke Quartet
Thomas Carroll
Cadenza Music CACD 1701

A ravishingly poetic, sonically beautiful and vibrantly recorded issue. To hear Chopin’s E minor concerto in...

Scottish, Sensational and Splendid: Geraldine Mucha lives on!
5 July 2018

A Sensationally Splendid Scot who has been scandalously excluded: Discovering the music of Geraldine Mucha (1917-2012)

There is so much music waiting to be discovered and re-discovered! When thinking of neglected...

Piano Mastery with Harriette Brower
4 July 2018


Piano Mastery with Harriette Brower and Great Pianists of the Past and Present

It is always a great pleasure to gather together with student pianists each Wednesday at Chetham’s school of...

FInding success as a young 21st century pianist
10 June 2018


Blossoming in the 21st century Classical Music world : Triumphs on CD and in Rachmaninov Concerto Cycles for Manchester trained young pianists

Yuanfan Yang: Watercolour (Orchid Classics ORC 100073)
Yasmin Rowe...

Golden Liszt from Vasco Dantas
31 May 2018

Golden Liszt
Vasco Dantas, Piano
KNS Classical A/043

The young multi-prize winning Portuguese pianist Vasco Dantas studied in Porto with Rosgard Lingardsson before entering the classes of Dmitri Alexeev and Niel Immelman at...

Energy and Passion: John McLeod Orchestral works
26 May 2018


This new recording of four highly contrasted orchestral works on the Delphian label is a phenomenal achievement not only from the miraculously ever- youthful composer ( he may be in...

China tour
24 March 2018


China tour Easter 2018

Just about to head off to Manchestr terminal three for an exciting 11-day trip to China for teaching, masterclasses, meetings and concerts. The itinerary is very...

Ronald Stevenson at 90
5 March 2018


Ronald Stevenson at 90. A lasting inspiriational legacy

Over the past few weeks a race has been on as I attempted to combine Prokofiev’s Toccata with the scherzo of his...

Review of important new Busoni book
17 July 2017


Ferruccio Busoni and his legacy
Erin E. Knyt
Indiana Press 2017
ISBN 976-0-253-02684-2

On reading, this freshly published scholarly and pioneering study of Busoni as composition teacher and mentor, a totally new perspective...

Ten inspiring days in China
31 October 2016

Just returned to Manchester after ten days of extraordinary inspiration, warmth, kindness and friendship in China: Firstly in Beijing (central middle school conservatoire) and then Shenzhen (Lang Lang Music world).

August 2016 Summer School, Concerts and Events
25 July 2016


After months of neglect, www.murraymclachlan.co.uk is now updated, with new blog posts, articles and listings of future events. See http://www.murraymclachlan.co.uk/event/index
August will see Callum, Rose, Matthew amd Murray perform...

Scottish International Piano Competition Youth Prize
24 July 2016


Wonderful to pay a flying visit to The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow yesterday to support Callum (17) Rose (15) and Matthew McLachlan (16) as they performed their recitals...

Ignaz Friedman Piano Music
22 July 2016

6 Weiner Tänze Nach Motiven Von Eduard Gärtner (1916)
4 Klavierstücke, op. 27 (1908)
Strophes op. 71 (1917)
Stimmungen op. 79 (1918)
4 Préludes op. 61 (1915)
TT: 64:22


Marcus Blunt Piano Concerto recording
19 July 2016


> Memories from yesterday’s recording session at RNCM in Manchester are still fresh. A fantastic day, culminating with lots of bubbly at the Midland Hotel in Manchester! Life as...