Beethoven’s Sonata in E major Op.109 Nocturnes Op. 15 N.1 and Op.27 N.1
Chopin’s Scherzo Op.39 N.3
and a selection from Albeniz’s The Iberia Suite
St. Michael’s welcomes Alexander in a break from his busy schedule as an internationally renowned soloist and chamber musician, to bring us this special event as part of our Stewardship Campaign.
Appreciated for the sensitivity and integrity of his interpretations,
Alexander Boyd enjoys a busy career as both soloist and chamber
Born in 1972 he made his Concerto debut in 1983 with the BBC Scottish
Symphony Orchestra, and since his London Wigmore Hall debut in 2001
he has frequently performed at the UK and Australia’s leading recital
halls, as well as giving concerts and appearing in international music
festivals in the US, Canada and throughout Europe.
Recordings include works by Chopin, Debussy and Schumann for the
Abbas and Chartreuse record labels and more recently a recording of
the Iberia Suite by Albeniz for Claudio Records and Naxos, due to be
released in late 2015. He has also broadcast on numerous occasions for
ABC and BBC Radio amongst others.
2015/16 includes recital engagements in the UK, Australia and the USA
as well as performances with cellist and brother Nathaniel Boyd, cellist
Richard Jenkinson, and the Navarra String Quartet.
Alexander is also passionate about teaching and is on the staff at the
Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is a visiting lecturer at the
University of Birmingham.