August 25, 2018
Schumann Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Carnival Jest of Vienna), Op. 26: Romanze
2018-19 season begins in Europe
The 2018-19 season for Luke Welch will be an action-packed international adventure with performances in Canada, Europe, and beyond. The season will begin with a visit to Cologne, Germany, as Welch will be recording his new album - the third of the collection - featuring works by Beethoven and Schumann. He will then travel to the Netherlands for a series of recitals in Zutphen, Amsterdam, Breda, and the Hague followed by his debut appearance in Paris, France. FULL STORY.
NEW ALBUM THIS SEPTEMBER!
As a follow-up to the critically acclaimed CD Crossing Borders, Luke Welch will be returning to the recording studio later this year for his highly anticipated new album. In contrast to the last disc which included keyboard sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti, this album will feature a variety of composers and musical genres ranging from classical to romantic. FULL STORY.
Luke Welch is back where belongs at the keyboard
There was a time when Luke Welch couldn't play the piano and he struggled to open a door and even put on his clothes. FULL STORY (external link).
The 2018 Harry Jerome Awards took place at the International Centre in Mississauga, Canada and among the sixteen winners of this prestigious distinction - as announced by the Black Business and Professional Association - Luke Welch has been selected the winner for the Arts category. FULL STORY.
Crossing Borders - a collection keyboard sonatas of Domenico Scarlatti - is available now. This recording features:
1. Keyboard Sonata in E Major, L. 430/K. 531
2. Keyboard Sonata in G Major, L. 349/K. 146
3. Keyboard Sonata in F Minor, L. 118/K. 466
4. Keyboard Sonata in B Minor, L. 449/K. 27
5. Keyboard Sonata in D Major, L. 418/K. 443
6. Keyboard Sonata in B Minor, L. 147/K. 197
7. Keyboard Sonata in C Major, L. 457/K. 132
8. Keyboard Sonata in E Major, L. 23/K. 380