Graham Fitch – Piano Recital, September 14th 2014

Many of our piano students will recognise Graham Fitch from his adjudication for the 2013 Dulwich Piano Festival. Graham will perform the debut recital for Notes&Notes, a new venture for the South London Concert Series that is a concert and talk, followed by a cream tea.

The first Notes&Notes concert is on 14th September 2014 with Graham Fitch, who will perform and talk about works by Bach and Haydn. The concert takes place in the beautiful Arts and Crafts setting of Craxton Studios, former home of Harold Craxton, in Hampstead, north London.

Join us for a cream tea and conversation with the performer and fellow piano enthusiasts after the concert.


J.S. BACH (1685-1750) – Partita No. 1 in B flat major, BWV 825
Praeludium, Allemande, Corrente, Sarabande, Menuet 1, Menuet 2, Gigue

J.S. BACH  – French Suite No. 5 in G major, BWV 816
Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Gavotte, Bourrée, Loure, Gigue

J. HAYDN (1732-1809) – Sonata No. 50 in C, Hob. XVI/50
1. Allegro 2. Adagio 3. Allegro Molto

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Graham Fitch, now based in London, maintains an international career not only as a pianist, but also as a teacher, adjudicator and writer. He has been appointed to the piano staff at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and runs private teaching studios in South West London, and the West End of London.

A published author, Graham has written several articles on aspects of piano playing and musical style. He has also produced a generation of teachers through his influence as a teacher. He is a regular contributor to Pianist Magazine, and is the author of a very successful blog,

One-Day Workshop for Piano Teachers (open to pianists too)

Day: Sunday 23 November.
Time: 9.45am – 5pm
Venue: Cecil Sharp House, London. Nearest tube: Camden Town.

A One-Day event for piano teachers although pianists and students are welcome too. The workshop is sponsored by Casio and a range of their digital pianos will be available on the day.

Last Minute Ticket Offer: £35 for the full day.

Provisional Timetable

9.45am. Registration.

1) Group Introduction & Welcome. Brief overview of the Casio range of digital pianos that are provided for use throughout the day.

2 & 3) Masterclasses with Tim Barratt and Graham Fitch (See agenda below).

4) Running an Effective Piano Studio with Lorraine Liyanage & Frances Wilson.

– Writing watertight Terms and Conditions for lessons. All teachers are invited to submit their Terms and Conditions at the time of registration so we can share these with the other participants if you agree to this. It would be useful to compare and contrast the varying terms that teachers offer.
– Organising and maintaining a Waiting List.
– Having an Online Presence and Using Social Media.

5) Informal performance opportunity
Those teachers/pianists/students that wish to perform may bring along a short piece to play at the closing session of the day. There will be the chance during the day to practice during break times.


Casio One Day Piano Workshop

Notes&Notes: Graham Fitch

Sunday 14th September 2014
Doors at 2.45pm for a 3pm start.

A recital and talk by Graham Fitch followed by afternoon tea.

More information coming soon.

Venue: Parking on-street or approximately 20 minutes on foot from Finchley Road or West Hampstead tube stations.

Ticket booking now available by Paypal. We do not refund or reschedule tickets if you cannot attend. The price of afternoon tea is included in the ticket. Open to all ages.