St Bride's: Music - Aidan Chan – piano

St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Aidan Chan – piano

Tuesday, 15 October at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Aidan Chan – piano

W A Mozart

Adagio in B minor K. 540

Rondo in A minor K. 511

Piano Sonata in A minor K. 310

  i. Allegro maestoso

 ii. Andante cantabile con espressione

iii. Presto

20 year old Irish-born pianist Aidan Chan is currently a student of Nigel Clayton at the Royal College of Music in London. As a musician, Aidan has been described as 'brave' and 'fearless and uncompromising'. He has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in notable venues in the US (Carnegie Hall), UK (Wigmore Hall), Hong Kong (Hong Kong City Hall), Switzerland (Volkshaus Biel), Austria, China and across Ireland (the Freemasons Grand Lodge, the Hugh Lane Gallery and the National Concert Hall). As a concerto soloist he has performed with the DIT Sinfonia, as well as the Philharmonic Orchestra of Budweis. Aidan is also a keen chamber musician, and regularly performs as part of the Cupra Duo with British saxophonist Sophia Elger.

Aidan has won 87 prizes in competitions across Ireland that include 55 first prizes and special awards, including the main prize of €5000 at the 2016 Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards. Internationally, he has been a multiple prizewinner in competitions in the UK, Germany and Austria. Most recently, Aidan was recipient of the 2019 Trench Award and Audience Choice Prize in Ireland, becoming the first pianist and youngest finalist to do so.
aidanchanpianist.com

Irish-born pianist Aidan Chan is a student of Nigel Clayton at the Royal College of Music. As a musician, he has been described as 'fearless and uncompromising' and has performed in the US (Carnegie Hall), UK (Wigmore Hall), Hong Kong, China, Switzerland, Austria and across Ireland. As a concerto soloist he has performed with the DIT Sinfonia and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Budweis. Aidan has won 87 prizes in competitions across Ireland that include 55 first prizes, including the 2016 Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards and the 2019 Trench Award. Internationally, he has been a finalist and prizewinner in competitions across Europe.