Piano Recital by Magdalene Ho
In our latest collaboration with the Keyboard Trust (UK), we are thrilled to present the brilliant young Malaysian pianist Magdalene Ho. For her concert in the Library she will play Bach, Brahms and Schumann.
Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata in D major
Johannes Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Schumann
Robert Schumann – Davidsbündlertänze
Magdalene was born in 2003 and started learning the piano at the age of four. In 2013, she began studying in the UK with Patsy Toh, at the Purcell School. In 2015, she received the ABRSM Sheila Mossman Prize and Silver Award. As part of a prize won at the PIANALE piano festival in Fulda, Germany, she released an album of Bach and Messiaen works in 2019. She was a finalist at the Düsseldorf Schumann Competition 2023 and was awarded the Joan Chissell Schumann Prize for Piano at the Royal College of Music a few months later. In September 2023, she won the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition in Vevey along with receiving the Audience Prize, Young Critics’ Prize and Children’s Corner Prize. Magdalene has been studying with Dmitri Alexeev at the RCM since September 2022, where she is a Dasha Shenkman Scholar supported by the Gordon Calway Stone Scholarship. She is also sponsored by the Weir Award via the Keyboard Charitable Trust.
Read more about one of Magdalene Ho’s latest performances here.
In partnership with Keyboard Trust London
This is an in person-only event.