Piers Lane


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Thursday 29th June 2023


Legendary UK-Based Australian pianist Piers Lane spoils Canberra audiences with a stunning program of treasures by piano composer giants Rachmaninov and Chopin.

“No praise could be high enough for Piers Lane…superb musical intelligence, sensitivity, and scintillating brilliance." GRAMOPHONE UK.

Five times soloist at the BBC Proms, Piers Lane has a worldwide reputation as an engaging, searching and highly versatile performer. He has written and presented over 100 programmes for BBC Radio 3, including the 54-part series “The Piano”, and at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Birthday Honours he was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished services to the arts.

In 1994 he was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Music London, and is the Artistic Director of the Sydney International Piano Competition. In the wake of his recent Wigmore Hall London and Carnegie Hall New York solo recitals, Australia’s own legendary piano Godfather plays the second concert in the esteemed Snow Concert Hall International Series.