Free to attend, no registration required. This masterclass is open to all faculty pianists, students interested in taking part can sign up here.
For this masterclass, we welcome pianist Alasdair Beatson to the Bate to work with student pianists particularly interested in early music. Students will be given the opportunity to workshop pieces with Alasdair while playing the modern-copy Viennese fortepiano housed in the Bate.
Scottish pianist Alasdair Beatson works prolifically as soloist and chamber musician, adept on modern and historical instruments, and renowned as both performer and pedagogue. Notable performances in 2022/23 include regular appearances at Wigmore Hall, in concert with Steven Isserlis, Viktoria Mullova, the Doric and Maxwell string quartets, as member of the Nash Ensemble, and in festivals including Cheltenham, Ernen, Festivalta, Lewes, O/Modernt, Resonances, Spitalfields and Yellowbarn.