Sunday, July 12, 2:00pm DC Time/19:00 London Time
Pianist Jonathan Ferrucci
The Arts Club of Washington and London's Keyboard Trust are pleased to present the brilliant young Italian pianist Jonathan Ferrucci. The concert will be streamed live from the 12th century St. Mary's Perivale Church in London.
Bela Bartok: Sonata
Robert Schumann: Fantasie in C
Mr. Ferrucci is based in London, where he recently graduated from the Guildhall School. His early training was at the Luigi Cherubini Conservatory in Florence. His teachers were Giovanni Carmassi and Joan Havill. Recent recitals have included Wigmore Hall as first prize winner of the prestigious Jacques Samuel Competition. He is the co-founder of Made in Music, a traveling music festival that thus far has presented international artists in concerts throughout Italy. Mr. Ferrucci’s performances have included concertos of Mozart and Chopin, and recital performances in Denmark, Hungary, Italy, Germany, England, Japan, Australia and Carnegie Hall. He has been coached and influenced by Angela Hewitt, Aldo Ciccolini, Donald Weilerstein, Robert Levin, Christian Zacharias and Dimitri Bashkirov.
Mr. Ferrucci recently released a CD with music of J.S. Bach, Franck, Albéniz, and Ravel. He is a daily practitioner of Ashtanga Yoga, and incorporates the principles in his musical preparation.
Sunday July 12, 2:00pm EST, 19:00 London time
Mr. Ferrucci has been selected by London’s Keyboard Trust for their artist development program. The Keyboard Trust celebrates their 30th anniversary in 2021, and supports the most gifted young pianists on stages in London, New York, Mexico, Berlin, Rome, Washington, DC, and other music capitals. The Trust has presented more than 250 international pianists, historic-keyboard players, and organists in nearly 1000 concerts. With such notable musicians as Evgeny Kissin, Alfred Brendel, and the late Claudio Abbado among its trustees, this formula has proved its worth. www.keyboardtrust.org