Dominic John (Artist, Performer)
Harald Genzmer (Composer), Louis Vierne (Composer), Gabriel Fauré (Composer), Richard Cumming (Composer), Evgeny Svetlanov (Composer), Felix Blumenfeld (Composer), Nikolai Kapustin (Composer), Lera Auerbach (Composer), Olivier Messiaen (Composer), Reinhold Glière (Composer), John Ireland (Composer), Hans Gál (Composer)
In his second album for Willowhayne Records, virtuoso pianist Dominic John presents 24+1, a truly ground breaking recording based on the circle of fifths. From the power of Eduard Abramyan's Prelude in F sharp minor to the poetry of John Ireland's The Holy Boy, 25 composers extending across 2 centuries of music are represented in this unique musical journey that is sure to delight the listener.
About the Artist
Dominic's pianism has won him several prizes, including First Prize in the 22nd Brant International Piano Competition, British Music Society Awards, RCM Chappell Gold Medal, a Director s Golden Jubilee Award at the RCM, Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition as well as a laureate of the Corpus Christi, USA International Competition for Piano and Strings. Performances in this country include the Wigmore Hall, St John's Smith Square, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Fairfield Hall and the Barbican Hall. Overseas he has played in France, Holland, Poland, America, Korea and Japan. He studied at Chethams School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music where he held the RCM Society Junior Fellowship from 2004-2006. A versatile musician, Dominic is in demand as a soloist, member of various chamber ensembles and accompanist to a wide variety of singers and instrumentalists. Concerto performances include Beethoven Emperor, Brahms No.2, Grieg, Liszt No.1, Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Rachmaninov 3rd and Prokofiev 2nd. Of particular note was a performance with Itzhak Perlman, performances of Tchaikovsky First Concerto and Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals with the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra. Dominic is an Honorary associate of the Royal Academy of Music. He is on the faculty of Goldsmiths University, the Junior Department at the Royal Academy of Music and also runs his own concert series, 'Notting Hill Concerts'.
Willowhayne Records WHR041
|Release Period||June 2017|