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Alasdair Beatson to coach Lipatti Piano Quartet

Pianist Alasdair Beatson will coach the Lipatti Piano Quartet as part of the group’s new study programme at ChamberStudio, with the first public masterclass on 19th October at Kings Place. After an Initial Session and discussion with Artistic Director Richard Ireland, the group chose to work with Alasdair, who performs as both a soloist and chamber […]

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Three key chamber music concepts from West Dean

For three days last month, three ChamberStudio 2014–15 Mentorship groups secluded themselves in the beautiful surroundings of West Dean College to work with coaches Richard Ireland and David Waterman. Stephanie Tress, cellist of the Solem Quartet, explains three important concepts her group focused on while studying Beethoven’s ‘Harp’ Quartet, Haydn’s op.20 no.4 and Mendelssohn’s F minor Quartet: ‘The most important […]

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Photos from West Dean residency 2015

At the end of June, three ChamberStudio groups – Linos Piano Trio, Solem Quartet and Artesian Quartet – decamped to West Sussex for three days of intense study in the beautiful environs of West Dean College, under the tutelage of Richard Ireland and David Waterman. Photographer Marc Gascoigne went with them and captured some of the atmosphere in […]

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