Spring Season at CMLV

Konstantin Lapshin

Piano Recital

Music by Chopin, Debussy, Scriabin and Rachmaninoff

Friday, 23rd January 2015

St. Mary’s Church, Paddington Green, W2 1LG


Described as “a very special talent” by Murray Perahia, London-based Russian pianist Konstantin Lapshin is an accomplished musician with a unique artistic vision. A prize-winner in more than 15 national and international competitions, Konstantin has given recitals and concerto appearances at various concert halls across Europe including the Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Bridgewater Hall, the Salle Cortot in Paris and the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at the Royal College of Music, where he recently received the Chappell Gold Medal and the college’s highest prize the Queen Elisabeth Rose bowl and subsequently played for HRH Prince Charles. Konstantin also teaches at the Royal College of Music and will serve as a jury member of the Schumann Piano Competition in Italy.


Chopin Polonaise-Fantasie op.61 in A-flat Major
Chopin Mazurkas op.68 No. 4 and op.67: No. 3 and No. 4
Debussy Etudes no.8 Pour les agréments and no.7 Pour les degrés chromatiques
Debussy 4 Preludes Ondine, La puerta del Vino, Des pas sur la neige, Feux d’artifice
Scriabin Etudes op.42: No.4 and No.5

Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Corelli op.42
Rachmaninov Preludes op. 32: No. 5 and No.12
Rachmaninov Etude-tableau op.39: No. 2, No. 5 and No. 9

Refreshments will be served in the interval of the concert. Tickets are available online or on the door until sold out. Concessions are available for over 65’s, students and the unemployed. Entry for under 18s is free.

Deck The Halls

A Christmas CD with Susanna Andersson and the Little Venice Ensemble

Music from our new CD Deck the Halls

Little Venice Ensemble
Yuri Zhislin & Björn Kleiman, violins
Karin Norlén, viola
Angélique Lihou, cello
Jamie Kenny, double bass
Jonathan Cunliffe, organ

With Special Guests:
Susanna Andersson, soprano
Simon Desbruslais, trumpet
Johan Hugosson, piano & guitar

Our launch concert has taken place

The CD can be purchased in all good record stores, online and from iTunes and Google Play. To have a further look please press the “book tickets” link.


Ding Dong Merrily on High
In the Bleak Midwinter
In dulci jubilo
Bereden väg för herran
I Betlehem
Silent Night
Nu tändas tusen juleljus
Es ist ein Ros’ entsprungen
Betlehems stjärna
“Winter”, Second movement – Largo (from The Four Seasons)
Mariae wiegendlied
Still, Still, Still
Sussex Mummers
Deck the Halls
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Sleigh Ride
Here Comes Santa Claus
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
So lang’ man Träume noch leben kann / Keeping the Dream Alive