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Kirker Holidays: Ischia, October 2017

https://www.kirkerholidays.com/holidays/the-kirker-ischia-music-festival
We have just spent three wonderful days in Eastbourne with Kirker Holidays, which included three full length concerts, informative talks presented by Simon Rowland-Jones and many conversations with the very knowledgeable Kirker audience. For the next opportunity with Piattis and Kirker, please click the link above to find out more information about the forthcoming holiday in Ischia this October.

19 concerts in 23 days

We are in the middle of a very busy February with 19 concerts in just 23 days with tours of Ireland and Scotland…. Look out for an article in the Strad which will be detailing our adventures!

Downbeat Magazine review

Our jazz album with saxophonist Justin Swadling received a glowing 4.5* review all the way from the USA in the historic Downbeat Magazine in this month’s edition.

BBC Radio 3 November broadcasts

We will be featuring on BBC Radio3 this week as part of their lunchtime concert series. Tune in from 13:00 on Tuesday 15th, Thursday 17th and Friday the 18th of November to hear Haydn’s quirky Op.33 No.1, Brahms’ melancholic Quartet No.2 and Dvorak’s uplifting Piano Quintet respectively. These broadcasts were collated from our concert at the Belfast International Festival in October as part of an invitation from UK pianist Clare Hammond. Thank you for listening!

Dvořák Piano Quintet Collaborations

We have just completed 3 performances of Dvořák’s Piano Quintet in A major with the help of three wonderful musicians: Tom Poster, Charles Owen and Clare Hammond. The performance with Clare Hammond will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 next week, Friday 18th November as part of their lunchtime series broadcasts. Please tune in to hear this moving and uplifting piece!

BBC Radio 3 broadcast

Our CD with Linn Records was highlighted on BBC Radio3 last week: please find the link below to listen to Mozart’s own arrangement of his piano concerto K.414 for piano and quartet! http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07tyzn5

BBC Radio 3 ‘In Tune’ performance

We were recently invited on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune.’ There we discussed our upcoming performances at the Lincolnshire International Music Festival and the release of our album ‘A place to be’ with saxophonist, Justin Swadling. Click on the link below and we are on from 1:19 into the show!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07mwnvp

A PLACE TO BE – Album Release Date 9th May!

Our unique collaboration with jazz saxophonist Justin Swadling has now finished the creation process, and we have just received the first batch of Vinyl’s through from the manufacturer! We are now very excited for the release date on the 9th May when the Album will be available on both Vinyl and digital download.

Visit the album’s website at:

A Place To Be

 

Coast to coast in March

A scenic few weeks lie in store for us as we stay for extended periods in Aldeburgh (Suffolk) and St.Mawes (Cornwall). Our debut performance of Haydn’s Seven Last Words from the Cross (narrated by actor Sam West) and a quintet collaboration with Simon Rowland Jones are just a couple of the highlights from those weeks!

Piatti Debut in Barcelona

We’re all looking forward to our debut in Barcelona this month, playing with the wonderful pianist, Ricard Ravirosa. The program will include the Franck Piano Quintet and Mozarts’ Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, at the beautiful setting of Barcelonas’ historic ‘La Pedrera’.

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