60 minutes
The Hearn Recital Room
Mon 16 Dec 2024, 1.10pm


Lunchtime Recital: Beatrice Nicholas

60 minutes
The Hearn Recital Room
Mon 16 Dec 2024, 1.10pm

‘The American Piano’

George Gershwin 3 Preludes,
No.1 in B Flat Major
No.2 in C Sharp Minor
No.3 in E Flat Major
John Adams China Gates
Lowell Liebermann Impromptu No.1 Op.68
Jelly Roll Morton Fingerbreaker
Connor Chee From ‘The Navajo Piano’, Navajo Vocable No.1
From ‘Dinetah’, Female Rain
Aaron Copland Down a Country Lane
Betty Jackson King Seasonal Sketches
I. Spring Intermezzo
II. Summer Interlude
III. Autumn Dance
IV. Winter Holiday
Irving Mills /Art Tatum Moonglow

Beatrice Nicholas is a British concert pianist who has performed around the UK, France, Germany, Poland, Thailand and the Czech Republic. Highlight venues include the Wigmore Hall, Southbank Center, Cartier Foundation in Paris, Kings Place, Leeds Town Hall, Snape Maltings, and Edinburgh Queen’s Hall. As well as being a solo artist, Beatrice is a member of the Chineke! Chamber Ensemble and enjoys collaboration with a variety of singers and instrumentalists.

Beatrice is also a composer and arranger who has received commissions from the Creative Minds Festival, Nottingham Chamber Music Festival and Dark Design Graphics Company. Her work has been featured on BBC Radio 3 and she was showcased by the British Black Classical Foundation as featured composer for Black History Month in 2021. Beatrice believes that music is a powerful tool of communication and enjoys using it to lift and engage the human heart.