|Andrew Wilde (piano)|
| 'A major musical and pianistic talent'
Andrew attended Chetham's School of Music before studying at the RNCM where he graduated with distinction. He has won prizes in many International Competitions in New York, Italy and London. He has a repertoire of over 30 concertos and has given recitals in Europe, England and America. Andrew appeared at the Bridgwater Hall, Manchester to celebrate Chopin's 200th anniversary and the Manchester Evening News described it as one of the best performances this pianist has given.
| Programme |
Friday 26th April 2019
|Adagio in B minor, K540|
|Variations in F minor, H XVII:6|
|Sonata in F, op.54|
|Barcarolle in F sharp, op.60|
|Berceuse in D flat, op.57|
|Waltz in C sharp minor, op.64 no.2|
|Waltz in A flat, op.34 no.1|
|Ballade in G minor, op.23|
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|More biographical information|
Andrew Wilde continues to enthrall a large and devoted audience with his music making.
He studied with Ryszard Bakst at Chetham's School of Music, Manchester and graduated with distinction from the Royal Northern College of Music.
He received top prizes at many international piano competitions including the Naumburg in New York (1987), Pozzoli in Seregno (Italy) (1988), William Kapell in Maryland (1989), Dino Ciani in Milan (1990), and World Competition in London (1991). In 1985 he won First Prize and Special Prize (for 20th Century performance) at the Dudley International Piano Competition.
He has given recitals at major venues in Great Britain and abroad, including London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Warsaw, Milan, Vienna, Düsseldorf, Santiago (Chile), Washington DC, New York City, Dallas, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Berlin and Budapest. His concerto repertoire exceeds thirty works and he has performed these with major orchestras worldwide such as the London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic, London Mozart Players, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Bournemouth Symphony, Hallé, National Symphony Washington DC and Dallas Symphony.
He has given cycles of the complete Beethoven and Mozart Violin Sonatas with the great Hungarian violinist Vilmos Szabadi and in 2010 gave recitals to mark the 200th Anniversary of Chopin's birth and of the Bridgewater Hall recital Robert Beale (Manchester Evening News) wrote, Andrew Wilde's Concert For Chopin was one of the best solo recitals I have heard him give.