Presented by: Tauranga Musica
Starring: Richard Mapp
Richard Mapp is a well-known pianist who has played many times for Chamber Music NZ, performed with the major orchestras of the world and many groups and soloists. He has recorded six CDs and is frequently heard on RNZ Concert.
After study at Canterbury and Otago Universities, Richard became a student of the Royal Academy of Music in London where he later held a teaching fellowship. Richard performed widely while based in London and Italy, and gave recitals at Wigmore Hall and recorded for BBC Radio 3.
Richard returned to NZ in 1991 and has worked with the Massey Conservatorium in Wellington and is currently an Artist Teacher at the NZ School of Music. He is also an experience adjudicator, teacher, and NZMED examiner.
Richard's programme will include pieces by Bach, Kenneth Young, Schubert, Chopin, Messiaen and Brahms.