Outstanding Young Pianists from Chethams school of music will be performing on 11th March 2023 1:45 pm – 2:30pm
Priscilla Weng Haydn Sonata in F major, Hob.XVI:23
- Allegro moderato
- Finale – Presto
Debussy La plus que lente
Copland The Cat and the Mouse
Melody Zhang Chopin Nocturne D flat major Op. 27, No.2
Maia Payne Schubert / Liszt Ständchen (Serenade)
Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”
- Allegro assai
- Andante con moto
- Allegro ma non troppo – Presto
Priscilla Weng is 12 years old. She started playing the piano when she was six. For two years, she had lessons with Dr. McLachlan before she entered Chetham’s School of Music, where she studies with Simon Bottomley. Priscilla has passed her Grade 8 with distinction, won prizes in local music festivals and performed in concerts at Chetham’s School of Music and Forsyths.
Melody Zhang is 12 years old and started playing the piano when she was 6 years old.
She is in her 2nd year at Chetham’s School of Music where she is a pupil of Simon Bottomley. Melody has won prizes in several local music festivals and is going to Poland to compete in the XXX international piano festival in Mazovia Sochaczew.
Maia Payne is 17 years old and has been studying the piano for 10 years. She has been under the tuition of Simon Bottomley for 7 years. She passed her ATCL Diploma in 2019 and is currently pursuing the FTCL Diploma. She has performed in competitions in Poland and Belgium and earlier this year, she won the Hazel Grove Festival for Music and Drama. In the future, she hopes to either study psychology at University or go to conservatoire to continue studying music and the piano.