Critically acclaimed for his Beethoven performances and known for his intelligence and communicative interpretations, he will open the International Piano Series at the South Bank in October. At Breinton he will play works by Beethoven, Schumann & Brahms.
Clarinet & Piano
One of the most prolific and well-known clarinet soloists, Emma Johnson MBE is also one of the UK’s biggest selling classical artists. She and her piano partner Finghin Collins will perform a varied programme of Beethoven, Brahms, Stravinsky, Ravel and Bernstein.
Matinee, Solo Piano
Described by the legendary musician Martha Argerich as an ‘outstanding young pianist’, he was a winner at the 2018 Royal Overseas League competition, and laureate at the 2017 Scottish and 2015 Hamamatsu competitions. Florian is gifted with phenomenal technique.
Violin & Piano
We welcome the return of these most sought-after musicians after previous appearances together and as soloists. Both enjoy flourishing careers appearing with leading orchestras at distinguished venues. Their partnership formed as BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists in 2005.
Benjamin performed at the First Night of the Proms in 2011 and the Last Night in 2015. He records exclusively for Decca, the first British pianist to sign to the label in almost 60 years. “Poetic and gently ironic, brilliant yet clear-minded, intelligent but not without humour”.
Our fifth annual Local Young Performers' Soirée will celebrate the diverse classical music talent among school age children in the Woking area. Always a popular event, we provide this opportunity to young musicians and our audience to enjoy the simple performance of music.
Violin & Piano
Postponed due to heavy snow in our last season, this will be the third recital at Breinton by the BBC Young Musician finalist in 2010, accompanied by Richard, a sought-after soloist, chamber musician and recording artist, who can be regularly heard on BBC Radio 3.
Matinee, Violin and Piano
Born in Germany in 2000 this young violinist won the Senior Second Prize and the Audience Prize at the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition in London in 2016. Currently studying at the Yehudi Menuhin School, SongHa has unlimited potential in the future.
Cello and Piano
Azerbaijan-born Jamal, a recipient of the Sir Karl Jenkins’ Music Award, made his debut at the Proms in 2017. His first CD was released by Champs Hill records to critical acclaim. Jams’ outstanding work was recently recognized by the Royal Overseas League.
One of the foremost pianists in Europe, a soloist at some of the most prestigious venues and the artistic director of the London Piano Festival at Kings Place, she is also a chamber musician who collaborates with the Heath, Navarra Brodsky & Belcea string quartets.
"In the intimate atmosphere of Breinton we could appreciate every note, every stroke and even every bow hair, which Chloë executed with extreme precision. Her pianissimos were truly divine and her fortissimos could not be more convincing; what an emotional and spiritual journey they brought."