Virginia Black to perform at Funtington Music Group welcomes

Virginia Black
Virginia Black

Funtington Music Group welcomes Virginia Black to Chichester University Cloisters on Wednesday, February 13 at 7.30pm.

Club chairman Chris Hough said: “In this lecture /recital, Virginia Black, a renowned performer with a repertoire encompassing Bach, Schubert, Haydn, Rameau, Soler, Scarlatti, Mozart and Beethoven, and a fellow of the Royal Academy of Music, will show how to bring the music of Bach and Scarlatti to life on a modern concert grand piano.

“Virginia made her debut as a solo recitalist, aged 20, at the Wigmore Hall, London and has given numerous performances on the South Bank in the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room. She has played at many international festivals, including the Göttingen and Carmel Bach festivals, and the Herne and York early music festivals. She has pursued a worldwide concert schedule including the Paris Festival D’Été, the Prague Spring Festival and a series of recitals in the United States.

“Virginia has continued to nurture many talented musicians at the Royal Academy as professor of harpsichord, chair of postgraduate diploma studies and senior postgraduate tutor. She has given numerous external masterclasses and performance classes for specialist music schools and academies, universities and conservatoires around the world.

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