Bach: Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C-sharp major, BWV 848
Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 in C major, Opus 2 No. 1
Chopin: Barcarolle, Opus 60
Debussy: Étude 9 pour les notes répétées
Brahms: Vier Klavierstücke, Op. 119
Ashley Fripp - (Piano): British pianist Ashley Fripp has given solo and concerto performances in many of the most prestigious venues throughout the UK, including the Royal Festival, Queen Elizabeth, Birmingham Symphony, Barbican and Wig more Halls. Recent international invitations have taken him throughout Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, China and the USA, to such halls as the Carnegie Hall (New York) and the Admix Hall (Regensburg).
He has won prizes at more than a dozen national and international competitions, including the coveted Gold Medal from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, 1st Prize at the Brant International Piano Competition and the Award for Keyboard at the Royal Over-Seas League Competition. He has made appearances on BBC television and radio and has also performed in the Edinburgh Fringe, Chipping Camden, Brighton and City of London Festivals.
Ashley Fripp studied at the Royal College of Music Junior Department and the Purcell School with Emily Jeffrey, and recently graduated with First Class Honours from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where he is now undertaking postgraduate studies with Ronan O’Hora. Future plans include tours throughout Germany, Japan and Australia and later this year his recording of both Chopin Piano Concertos will be released on the Spectral Records label.
Ashley Fripp gratefully acknowledges the generous financial support from the following:
The Caxton Memorial Trust
The Derek Butler Trust
The Musicians Benevolent Fund Postgraduate Performance Award
The Musicians' Company Doris Starke Prize
Philharmonic Orchestra/Martin Musical Scholarship Fund
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