Tue 29 Jan
Winner of the First Prize at the Maria Canals Piano Competition in Barcelona, Viv McLean has performed in all the major venues in the UK as well as throughout Europe, Japan, Australia and the USA.
Tue 12 Feb
Anna Denisova graduated from from the Central Music School, Moscow in 2012 with a Red Diploma, and with the same honours from the Moscow State Conservatory in 2017.
Tue 19 Mar
In 1995, Leonid Gorokhov was awarded the European Association Cultural Achievement Prize for "exceptional talent and outstanding artistic accomplishment"
Tue 23 Apr
Graham Scott won First Prize in the Jaen Competition in Spain at the start of his career. He has been performing in the North East for over 20 years.
Tue 14 May
Ugnius Pauliukonis was born in Lithuania, and won several ‘firsts’ in competitions at an early age