The Thomas Harris International Piano Foundation presents: Celebrate Christmas with Beethoven and Others in Style – Claudio Bohorquez (cello) & Alberto Portugheis (piano)
Saturday 15 December 2018, 7pm to 9pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
Celebrate Christmas with Beethoven in Style. This is an exclusive and unique opportunity to experience the performance of two international, well-known and highly respected interpreters of Beethoven, who will join forces in telling the story of the composer’s life through his five Cello and Piano Sonatas, on the eve of his birthday. It also celebrates Thomas Harris’ own love of Beethoven. To hear all of these masterpieces in one fell swoop is a special occasion indeed, rarely to be found.
For details go to conwayhall.co.uk
Tickets £20 Conc. £7
Alberto Portugheis: My Favourite Schumann
Friday 12 January 2018, 1.10pm
St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL
Pianist Alberto Portugheis returns to St. James's Piccadilly for his annual Birthday Concert.
Free admission. Donations support St James's projects and activities.
Results of the Beethoven Concerto Competition in association with The Thomas Harris International Piano Foundation and Opus Musica
12 to 16 November 2018
Steinway Hall, London
This year dedicated to Beethoven Piano Concertos, the end-of-course competition took place on 17 November held at St John's Notting Hill Church. The young pianists collaborated with Patrick Noronha Orchestra Music of the Spheres Ensemble, conducted by Luke Cleghorn. The jury were Anda Anastacescu, Christopher Axworthy, and Bobby Chen. (Photo from left to right: Maestro Alberto Portugheis with talented young musicians Angel Laguna, Laura Mercedes, Edward Leung, and Konstantinos Destounis.)
Mrs Judy Harris, chair of The Thomas Harris International Piano Foundation presented the Thomas Harris Beethoven Prize of £300 to the winner, Edward Leung.
Directed by distinguished pianist and pedagogue, Alberto Portugheis, Opus Musica presents quality concerts by distinguished performers, promotes new music, organises masterclasses and publishes educational music material.