The Brunton in Musselburgh’s spring season of Lunchtime Classical concerts offers the chance to catch up with friends over soup and a sandwich from noon, followed by an hour of classical music from 1pm.
Coming up on 21st Feb is a frequent prize-winner, Jordanian-Palestinian pianist Iyad Sughayer, who squeezes a wide range of musical styles into a concert with Khachaturian’s Poem, Mozart’s Piano Sonata in G K283 and Sibelius’ Five Pieces Op 24.
On 28th March, BBC Young Musician of the Year prize-winning pianist Dida Condria performs – a virtuoso in the making as can be seen from her programme, which includes Rachmaninov’s Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit and Liszt’s Harmonies du Soir.
Another BBC Young Musician of the Year finalist, Ethan Loch impressed with his performance of a Chopin piano concerto. On 18th April he performs Haydn’s Sonata in E Flat major No.62, Chopin’s Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op. 58 and his own Waltz No. 1 in B flat. Please note that due to building works begun at the end of March, this concert has been rearranged to go ahead at North Esk Parish Church, 16 Bridge Street, near to the Brunton.
A special evening performance takes place on 10th March, with pianist Jeneba Kanneh-Mason playing a programme of sparkling music. Jeneba has been named by Classic FM as one of their Rising Stars, and has performed on television for the BAFTAs.