Award-Winning Pianist and Associate of The Royal Academy of Music is performing in Chepstow
“Global Soundscapes”, a concert by classically trained pianist, Belle Chen, will be taking place at The Drill Hall, Chepstow, on Saturday 1st December 2018 at 7.30pm. This concert will be held at London Symphony Orchestra – St Luke’s in January 2019. Chepstow gets to see it first! Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity.
From the Gare du Nord of Paris to the tropical Java, the spice markets of Istanbul to outback Australia, this one-of-a-kind programme will take the audience on a multi-sensory journey around the world. It will incorporate music by Ravel, Piazzolla, Poulenc, Chopin and Belle’s original compositions.
Belle is an award-winning pianist and handpicked by Brian Eno as the ‘one to watch’. She has been elected as Associate of The Royal Academy of Music for significant contribution to the music profession and was recently interviewed on ‘The Arts Hour’ for the BBC World Service. She has distinguished herself with her unique live performances and recorded works that are unbound by tradition.
Her creativity as a performer has seen her grace the stages of several major UK festivals and key venues ranging from BBC Radio 3 70th Anniversary at Royal Festival Hall, Latitude Festival, The Roundhouse to Café OTO. Her work was selected by BBC Radio 3 as one of the top 4 best new music by BBC Introducing Classical Artist in the year of 2016. She often mixes classical music language across multiple genres through improvisation, electronics, extended technique and sound design.
For tickets, go to http://bit.ly/chepstow-belle-chen (small booking fee applies) or from Chepstow Museum. Priced at £10 for concessions/£12 general admission. Minimum age is 6+ There will be a paid bar. Wheelchair access. Parking available at The Drill Hall.
To find out more about Belle Chen:
Video sample: https://youtu.be/sZ4lXrOqGgU
Listening sample: https://soundcloud.com/bellechen/sets/belle-chen-travels-playlist