Sunday 5th May 2019
Beethoven - Sonata No.30 in E major, op.109
Brahms - Fantasies, op.116
Albeniz - Iberia Book.1
Chopin - Barcarolle in F-sharp major, op.60
Chopin - Ballade No.4 in F minor, op.52
Now based in Germany, British pianist Jamie Bergin gives recitals across Europe, including noted recent UK performances at the Wigmore Hall and at St John’s Smith Square, London on 24th January 2019. Jamie is one of a small number of highly talented artists selected by the Keyboard Trust to support development of their international performance career.
Jamie studied at Chetham’s School of Music with Murray McLachlan; subsequently at the Guildhall School of Music with Joan Havill and the University of Music Hannover with Karl-Heinz Kämmerling and Lars Vogt. In 2016, Jamie became Assistant of the class of Prof. Vogt.
He has won various prestigious prizes at national and international competitions such as 1st Prize, the Audience Prize and the prize for best interpretation of the commissioned work at the Europäische Klavierwettbewerb Bremen 2012, 2nd Prize and the Carl Nielsen Prize at the Aarhus International Piano Competition 2011 in Denmark. In 2014, he was the winner of the Chopin Wettbewerb (Stiftung Kurd Aschenbrenner) in Cologne, Germany. Jamie has also received major scholarships from the Musicians Benevolent Fund, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and Spannungen Kammermusikfest in Heimbach.
Over the years, Jamie has performed solo recitals and concertos throughout Europe at major venues such as the Bridgewater Hall, St John’s Smith Square, St Martin-in-the-fields, Barbican Concert Hall, Sage Gateshead, die Glocke in Bremen and Berliner Philharmonie. He has made appearances with renowned orchestras including the Manchester Camerata, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Bremen Philharmonic and Aarhus Symphony Orchestra.
Jamie has appeared at international festivals such as 'Klavier Festival Ruhr' (Essen), Schumann (Bonn) and 'Spannungen' (Heimbach). He was also a feature in a documentary that was broadcast several times on the British television channel - Channel 4. His performances have been broadcast on radio stations including BBC Radio 3, Radio Bremen and Deutschlandradio Kultur. In June 2016, Cavi-music released an album of chamber music taken from live performances at the Spannungen Kammermusikfest in Heimbach where Jamie plays works by Klughardt and Saint-Saëns.
St Michael & All Angels Church, Adbaston, near Eccleshall (Stafford Borough), ST20 0QE
Advanced booking recommended, phone:
ROGER SAVAGE 01785 850967
by email email@example.com
For further information, please contact:
Clive Kerridge (ACCS Chair) –
This concert is kindly supported by the Keyboard Trust (president: Sir Antonio Pappano)
Stafford District Arts Council [SDAC]
and the patrons of
Adbaston Community Concert Society [ACCS]