Penfest 2021 – Piano Concert Premier
Concert from pianist Alina Horvath – a Youtube production especially commissioned by the PCAA for Penfest 2021
Monday 27 September, premier at 7:30pm and freely available thereafter.
FREE*; Donations very welcome
Hungarian pianist Alina Horváth is the recipient of many prizes and awards. She has been a concerto soloist with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Symphony Orchestra and the Wind Orchestra, and a recitalist in many concert halls and music festivals across the UK and Hungary including the Aberdeen International Youth Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Glasgow Piano Festival and Music at Paxton. She is a pianist on the Live Music Now young artist scheme, giving concerts and workshops across Scotland. Among other prestigious venues her voice and piano duo has performed at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, Aberdeen Music Hall and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. As part of the research project ‘Editing Robert Burns for the 21th Century’ she played virginal and pianoforte on the recordings of The Centre of Robert Burns Studies, producing a multi-volume edition of Robert Burns’s work published by Oxford University Press. She also recorded piano for the background score of the Indian Kannada cyber thriller, Gultoo (2018). Her love of music is not only dedicated to performances, but she is also an enthusiastic teacher at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Junior Conservatoire and accompanist at the National Youth Choir of Scotland. On her vacation Alina enjoys teaching the piano at the international Allegro Summer Camp held annually at the spectacular lake Balaton in Hungary.
(from the Chamber Music Scotland website)