about this event
Originally from Wrexham in North Wales, Luke Jones started playing the piano at the age of 5 and made his debut recital at Oriel Wrecsam aged 10. Since then, he has performed in venues throughout Britain and across the globe. He has won prizes in competitions around Europe notably 2nd Prize and Mompou Prize at the prestigious Maria Canals International Piano Competition, 1st Prize at the Bromsgrove International Musicians Competition, 1st Prize in "Aci Bertoncelj" International Piano Competition, Slovenia and 1st Prize in "Section A" Chopin-Roma International Piano Competition, Italy. Luke was also awarded the RNCM Gold Medal, the college's highest award for Performance. Furthermore, he has had broadcasts of his performances on BBC Wales Radio, S4C Television, Radio Vaticana and Telepace in Italy.
He has performed with orchestras such as BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Manchester Camerata, Orchestra of the Swan and Jove Orquestra Nacional de Catalunya.
This concert is kindly supported by The Keyboard Charitable Trust. www.keyboardtrust.org
The Keyboard Charitable Trust’s mission is to help young keyboard players reduce the element of chance in building a professional musical career. The Trust identifies the most talented young performers (aged 18-30) and assists their development by offering them opportunities to perform throughout the world.
Please note that the URL link for this performance will be sent to customers via email on the day of the performance up to one hour before the concert is due to start. The performance will be available to view online using the URL link for 7 days from the time of first broadcast.
Bach: Italian Concerto in F
Bach: French Suite No.5 in G
Feinberg-Tchaikovsky: Scherzo from Symphony No.6
Myaskovsky: Sonata No.2 in f-sharp minor, Op.13