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Spektrix Ref: LMEC2021
Type: Concerts
Start Date: 2021-01-29

29 January | 19.30 | £15


Sorry this concert is postponed due to current pandemic restrictions



Lara Melda won the BBC Young Musician 2010 competition, performing Saint-Saëns Piano Concerto No. 2 in the final round with Vasily Petrenko and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Cardiff. Since then she has also performed Mozart Piano Concerto K466 and Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.


In the summer of 2016 Lara graduated from the Royal College of Music with a first class honours degree, where she studied with Ian Jones. She had begun piano lessons with Emily Jeffrey at the age of six. In 2015 was the first scholarship holder under the Imogen Cooper Music Trust. Most recently Lara was invited as a guest on BBC TV's Proms Extra programme and in 2020 she will be releasing a Chopin CD.


The programme of this evening concert will include:

Chopin Nocturne in B flat, Op. 9 No. 1
Chopin Nocturne in E flat, Op. 9 No. 2

Rachmaninov Prelude in D major, Op. 23 No. 4 
Rachmaninov Etudes Tableau in G minor, Op. 33
Rachmaninov Etudes Tableau in E flat major, Op. 33

Chopin Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58


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