Coffee Concert: Maria Marchant

Wednesday 27 July 2016

11am • King's Lynn Town Hall • £13, under 18s £7

Beethoven Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 ‘Moonlight’

I Adagio sostenuto

II Allegretto

III Presto agitato

Debussy Suite Bergamasque

I Prelude

II Menuet

III Clair de Lune

IV Passepied

Schubert/Liszt Schwanengesang

IV Am Meer

X Liebesbotschaft

Liszt Ballade in B minor

British pianist Maria Marchant gave her Wigmore Hall and Southbank debuts in 2010 to critical acclaim after being selected as a young artist on the Concordia Foundation, Park Lane Group and Tillett Trust schemes.  Since then, she has been much in demand as recitalist and has performed in numerous festivals and is pianist-in-residence at the Shipley Arts Festival, where she has also performed with the Stradivarius Trio.

Maria was awarded First Prize and Gold Medal in the International Hindemith Competition in 2008 whilst studying for her MMus in Advanced Piano Performance at the Royal College of Music as one of four recipients of the BBC Performing Arts Fund Education Bursary.  She was also awarded the RCM Hilda Anderson Deane Scholarship and was selected as one of RCM’s ‘Rising Stars’.  Maria’s awards at Trinity Laban Conservatoire where she gained a First Class Honours BMus include the Silver Medal for Piano Performance, Eric Falk Trust (Concerto Playing), John Halford (Contemporary Music), John Ireland, Alfred Kitchin (Chopin) and the John Longmire (Beethoven).  She has studied with many professors including Alexander Ardakov, Philip Colman, Niel Immelman and Yonty Solomon.

Maria performed at the 2011 King's Lynn Festival to an appreciative audience.  Read the Lynn News concert review here.

Note: this is a change from the published Coffee Concert, as Yuanfan Yang has accepted an invitation to the finals of the Cleveland International Piano Competition.  Existing ticket holders have been contacted and may transfer to this event or receive a refund via the box office.

King's Lynn Town Hall

King's Lynn Town Hall

Saturday Market Place
King’s Lynn
Norfolk PE30 5DQ

The Town Hall’s chequerboard façade conceals six hundred years of history. An evocative example of Lynn’s rich heritage, the Town Hall boasts a series of majestic oak panelled rooms, decorated by elegant chandeliers.

Car Parking
There is parking directly opposite the Town Hall on the Saturday Market Place and behind it on Baker Lane.  Please note: Charges apply 24 hours a day, including for Blue Badge holders. Please ensure you pay the correct fee.  Current charges are available on the borough council website:

There is one level access from the front door to the lift and toilet for people with disabilities on the ground floor. There is an infra-red sound enhancement system for the hard of hearing, and guide dogs are admitted.

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All of our Town Hall festival events have unreserved seats.  Capacity varies from 70 to 170 depending on event.  Due to current building works and fire regulations at the venue, please note there are only 4 wheelchair spaces available and these MUST be booked in advance.

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