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Thursday 21 March 2.00 pm 

Viv McLean (piano)

Scarlatti: Sonata in D Minor K213 (5')

Beethoven: Sonata in C Sharp Minor Op 27 no 2 'Moonlight' (15')
Adagio / Allegretto / Presto

Chopin: Waltz in A Minor Op 34 no 2 (6')

Chopin: Waltz in C Sharp Minor Op 64 no 2 (4')

Chopin: Three mazurkas from Op 7 (6')
1 in B flat, 2 in A minor, 3 in F minor

Piazzolla: Oblivion (5')

Piazzolla: Libertango (4')

Described by Le Monde as "possessing the genius one finds in those that know how to forget themselves", since winning First Prize at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Barcelona, British pianist Viv McLean has performed in all the major venues in the UK, as well as throughout Europe, Japan, Australia and the USA. He has performed concertos with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Halle Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Viva, Orchestra of the Swan and the Northern Chamber Orchestra under the baton of such conductors as Daniel Harding, Wayne Marshall, Christopher Warren-Green, Owain Arwell Hughes, Carl Davis, Chloe Van Soederstede, Rebecca Miller and Marvin Hamlisch.  Viv often plays with the Adderbury Ensemble and has also collaborated with groups such as the Leopold String Trio, Ensemble 360, the Ysaye Quartet, the Sacconi String Quartet, members of the Elias, Allegri, Carducci and Tippett Quartets, as wel as with artists such as Natalie Clein, Daniel Hope, Lawrence Power, David Le Page, Adrian Brendel and Mary Bevan. Viv has appeared at many festivals including the International Beethoven Festival in Bonn, the Festival des Saintes in France, Vinterfestspill i Bergstaden in Norway and the Cheltenham International Festival in the UK. He has recorded for labels such as Sony, Naxos, Nimbus, Signum Classics, Lyrita, Stone Records, RPO Records and ICSM Records and has also recorded regularly for BBC Radio 3 as well as for radio in Germany, France, Australia, Norway & Poland.

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