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Practising Performance: Joanna MacGregor Masterclass

When Nov 27, 2014
from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where 2.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music
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Masterclass with Joanna MacGregor

Joanna MacGregor is thought of as one of the world’s most innovative and creative pianists. She became the Head of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music in 2011, and combines a busy career as a concert soloist, professor and festival curator. Her repertoire is hugely diverse, ranging from core classical music to twentieth century and contemporary music. Joanna MacGregor has made over thirty solo recordings, ranging from Bach, Scarlatti, Ravel and Debussy, to jazz and contemporary music.

Joanna read music at Cambridge University, studying composition with Hugh Wood, and continued her postgraduate studies with Christopher Elton at the Royal Academy of Music

In Summer 2012 she performed at two BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, and made her debut at Lincoln Center‘s ‘Mostly Mozart‘ Festival. She is currently performing the complete Mozart concertos, and performed the complete Chopin Mazurkas to widespread acclaim in 2010.  In 2014 /15 her schedule includes concerts in Germany, Holland, Portugal, Ireland, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, China, USA and all over the UK.