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
A discount is available for EPTA and ESTA members for pre-booked tickets.
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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.

programme
Papillons, Op.2
Toccata in C, Op.7
Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnaval of Vienna), Op.26

Free admission. Donations support St James's projects and activities.

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Just Announced

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.

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About Opus Musica

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.