St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Madelaine Jones - piano

Friday, 9 May at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Madelaine Jones - piano

Gubaidulina

Chaconne

Jones

Transcription of two themes by Purcell (World Premiere)

Farrenc

Air russe varié 

Madelaine Jones is a London-based pianist and writer. She was the winner of the Gladys Puttick Extemporisation Competition 2012 along with duo partner and dancer Adam Russell, and was awarded an LCM London Schools and Teachers Award in 2011. Madelaine also has a passion for ensemble playing, and her choral accompaniment experience has included working alongside the BBC Singers, the Medway Singers and the Walderslade Primary School Choir. Madelaine has a particular interest in early keyboard music and instruments - having studied harpsichord with James Johnstone, she has performed as a harpsichordist and chamber organist with the Trinity Laban Baroque Orchestra and Vocal Ensemble in the Greenwich Early Music Festival. 

As a soloist, Madelaine is a previous winner of the Medway Young Musicians Awards, and the under-16s category of the Kent Messenger's Focus competition, judged by Jools Holland. She has also participated in masterclasses with numerous renowned keyboardists, including Cristina Ortiz, Pascal Rogé and Ronan O'Hora. At present, Madelaine is currently attending Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, studying piano and improvisation with Penelope Roskell and Douglas Finch respectively.

Madelaine's writing experience includes reviewing for Bachtrack, guest-posting on the Cross-Eyed Pianist blog and for Zeitschichten.

For more information, visit www.madelainejones.co.uk.