LUKE WELCH

PIANIST


BRITISH COLUMBIA TOUR

November 2017 will be a very active month, as Luke Welch will be making a return visit to his native country, Canada - this time for his first visit to the west coast for a tour through British Columbia.  This trip will cover eight cities, including concerts in Qualicum Beach, Burnaby, Vancouver, Hornby Island, Chemainus, Abbotsford, Lake Country which serves as part of the Crossing Borders Scarlatti album tour.   For more details, please visit the agenda page.  FULL STORY


EMBASSY FESTIVAL 2017

On Saturday September 2, Luke Welch will be performing on the Classical Stage at the Embassy Festival in the Hague, Netherlands. This exciting festival features a wave of global culture from 12:00-20:00 on the picturesque Lange Voorhout with FREE admission, and will feature a meet-and-greet session with the artist after the performance!  EMBASSY FESTIVAL 2017


REJECTING REJECTION

This blog post covers the topic of how to prepare for the life of a professional pianist, including the anticipation of arranging concerts and the challenges that come with it.  READ THE BLOG


SCARLATTI ALBUM SUMMER SALE!

SUMMER PROMO!!!

As part of the promotional summer sale, the digital edition of the exciting album of Scarlatti sonatas entitled Crossing Borders is now available for only $7.99!  Africlassical writes: "The entire program is attractive to us, and has remained so through numerous hearings".

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EET SMAKELIJK, NETHERLANDS!

 As part of the dinner concert series, Luke Welch made appearances at the Kasteel Maurick in Vught and Landgoed Ulvenhart, both in the heart of the Netherlands.  These recitals, which were embellished with wining and dining generated a buzz for those in attendance. 

The finale in this trio of Dutch performances took place at Geertruidenberg Klassiek series on July 2, as a last-minute replacement for the originally scheduled ensemble.  The audience results scored high, as per the series voting system, which made for a great way to complete the concert season.



FEATURE VIDEO:

Week 29

This week's feature video is Domenico Scarlatti sonata L. 449 (excerpt), filmed at St. Andrew's-on-the-Terrace - Wellington, New Zealand.


2016-17 SEASON COMPLETE!

The exciting concert season of pianist Luke Welch was capped off with three performances in the Netherlands, including a last-minute surprise performance at Geertruidenberg Klassiek concert series.    FULL STORY HERE SOON!

 



2017 ONTARIO TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

OTTAWA

Saturday May 27 featured a return appearance at Trinity Anglican Church.  This recital was the sixth Ontario performance of the Crossing Borders  album tour.

OTTAWA

Wednesday May 24 signified the first appearance at First Baptist Church in Ottawa in a highly anticipated return to the nation's capital.  

TORONTO

Sunday May 21 featured the fourth performance of the Crossing Borders international album tour at St. Barnabas on the Danforth in Toronto.

BCMCS

Saturday May 20 included a debut recital at St. Paul's United Church in Brampton as part of the Brampton Chamber Music Concert Series. 

GUELPH

On Friday May 19, Luke Welch made an appearance at Heritage Hall in Guelph - via Guelph Black Heritage Society. 

KWCMS

To start the Ontario segment of the Crossing Borders tour, Luke Welch made a return to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Kitchener on Wednesday May 17th.   



AFTERNOON OF PLEASANT SURPRISES AT MUZIEKSCHUUR!

This past Sunday May 8th, in an exciting afternoon full of pleasant surprises, pianist Luke Welch made his Belgium debut at Muziekschuur in front of a very enthusiastic audience.  The programme, which included unexpected repertoire additions, also featured an encore that those in attendance will be sure to remember!  Special thanks to the incredibly friendly and delightful promoters who made this event possible.

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