Rhinegold Live: Nicholas McCarthy
Wed 28 Jan 2015, 19:00
Rhinegold Live presents
6.15pm drinks reception
Nicholas McCarthy is a one-handed concert pianist whose historic graduation from the Royal College of Music in 2012 made press headlines around the world. Nicholas has performed extensively throughout the UK in major venues including the Royal Albert Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall, among others. Internationally, he has performed in the USA, South Africa, Kazakhstan and Malta. As a champion of piano music for the left hand, Nicholas fronted International Piano’s ground-breaking exploration of the genre for the magazine's July/August issue.
The concert will include original pieces for left hand alone, with transcriptions by Paul Wittgenstein and Nicholas himself.
"Mr McCarthy… now finds himself on the brink of a career as an international performer after astounding professionals and wowing audiences with his ability to play so seamlessly" –
The Independent, August 2012
Programme to include:
- Scriabin – Prelude and Nocturne, Op.9
- Schubert/Liszt (arr. Zichy) – Der Erlkönig
- Bach/Gounod (arr. Wittgenstein) – Ave Maria
- Haydn Wood (arr. McCarthy) – Roses of Picardy
- Wagner/Liszt (arr. Zichy) – Fantasy on Tannhäuser
This concert is followed by a Q&A which will be conducted by Claire Jackson, Editor of International Piano magazine.
Nicholas McCarthy, piano
Free: Reserve your ticket
Every ticket-holder will be guaranteed a seat and a drink; there will be a limited number of places available on the day on a first-come, first-served basis, but on-the-day seats do not include a complimentary drink. There are 150 pre-registered tickets available, and each ticket must be applied for separately.
Once registered, you will receive an email which is your ticket: please print this email out and bring it with you on the day.
Please only book a ticket if you plan on attending the event.
(Image credit: Nicholas McCarthy
© Raymond George Photography)
Is Cameron more radical than Thatcher?
Mon 2 Feb 2014, 19:00
Guardian Live event: Is Cameron more radical than Thatcher?
In their new book "Cameron's Coup". Polly Toynbee and David Walker argue that Cameron is turning out to be more radical than Thatcher. In conversation with columnist and broadcaster Steve Richards, they will explain why they think the cuts are cover for an assault on the post-war social settlement and the government is creating a harsher, meaner Britain.
Running time: 90 minutes with no interval. The book 'Cameron's Coup' is available for purchasing on the order form.
Start and End: 19:00-20:30