Monthly Archives: October 2017

Tristan pops back from ‘down-under’ and other events.

thOur good friend and popular pianist Tristan Lee returns to the UK for a short visit. He appears at all our venues. His first is at Christ Church and is the 27th Annual Meg and Don Hetherington Memorial Recital.


 (Australia) piano
Beethoven & Liszt
Sun 19th Nov.  at 7.30 pm Christ Church – North Shields
Mon. Nov. 20th at 1 pm St. Andrew’s
Tue. Nov. 21st at 2 pm The ARC – Stockton
Thur. Nov. 23rd at 2.30 pm Belmont – Durham
Fri. Nov. 24th at 1 pm Y Studio
Sat. Nov. 25th at noon St. James’ & St. Basil’s


On Friday 8th December in Christ Church Parish Centre at 7.30 pm there will be a ‘BRAHMSIAD’ featuring Favourite songs, Vocal ensembles and Piano Works by JOHANNES BRAHMS. Further information from John McCauley on 0191 2526690

Change of performer:

Please be aware that the December recitals advertised as Jonathan Middleton will now be performed by Luke Jones. His programme will include Chopin’s Op. 10 Etudes & Rachmaninoff’s Op. 39 Etudes. For details see the diary below.

Luke Jones was born in Wales and studied at Chetham’s, Manchester and in Italy (2013-2015). He has won numerous prizes in competitions around Europe and broadcast on BBC Radio Wales and Radio Vaticana and Telepace in Italy. He has had masterclasses from notable pianists and teachers including Leslie Howard, Bernard Roberts, Peter Donohoe and Stephen Hough.