Award-winning pianist Luke Jones gives recital in Derbyshire

An award-winning young pianist who started playing at five years old and has gone onto perform at big venues throughout Europe will be showcasing his talent in Derbyshire.

Tuesday, 14th September 2021, 5:30 am
Luke Jones will be playing in Duffield on September 25, 2021.

Luke Jones will perform at St Alkmund’s Church, Duffield on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

The programme will include JS Bach’s Italian Concerto in F, BWV 971; Chopin 12 Études, Op. 10; Prokofiev Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 28; Myaskovs Sonata No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 13 and Stravinsky Three Movements from ‘Petrushka’.

Luke, who is in his mid-20s, won first prize at the Bromsgrove International Musicians Competition, first prize n "Aci Bertoncelj" International Piano Competition, Slovenia and first prize in Chopin-Roma International Piano Competition, Italy.

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HIs performances include the Bridgewater Hall, St David’s Hall and Palau de la musica Catalana and he has played alongside the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Manchester Camerata and Jove Orquestra Nacional de Catalunya.

Luke gained a degree with first class honours at the Royal Northern College of Music and is continuing his studies there on the Masters’ programme.

Luke’s concert, entitled Bemrose Bursary Recital, starts at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £15 (adult), £14 (concessions), £7 (student), online at www.musicatduffield.com or www.wegottickets.com or call Caroline Morgan on 07977 07977 091171.

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