Joanna Clare MacGREGOR

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1959-07-16
Education South Hampstead Sch for Girls, New Hall Cambridge (BA), Royal Acad of Music (recital dip, Gold medallist), Van Cliburn Inst Texas (masterclasses with Jorge Bolet)
Publications N/A
Recreations windsurfing
Clubs N/A
Style Ms Joanna MacGregor, OBE
Career pianist; appeared as soloist with RPO, LSO, Eng Chamber Orch (tours to Bermuda and USA incl Carnegie Hall), BBC Symphony Orch, BBC Orch Scot, City of London Sinfonia, Nat Youth Orch (Proms 1990), London Mozart Players, BBC Symphony Orch, Rotterdam Philharmonic, CBSO, Orch of St John's, Dutch Radio Orch, Berlin Symphony Orch, Chicago Symphony Orch, Sydney Symphony Orchestra; soloist Last Night of the Proms 1996; tours: Senegal, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, The Phillipines, Norway, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden, Germany, Singapore, Australia; premiered works by Br composers incl: Michael Finnissy, Hugh Wood and Harrison Birtwistle; jazz collaborations incl: Django Bates, Iain Ballamy; recordings incl: American Piano Classics (1989), Satie Piano Music, Britten Piano Concerto (with Eng Chamber Orch and Steuart Bedford), Barber/Ives Sonatas, Scarlatti Sonatas, Bach Art of Fugue, Nancarrow Canons and pieces by Ravel, Bartók, Debussy and Messiaen; composer Br music for theatre and TV prodns incl: Cheek By Jowl, Oxford Stage Co, C4; organised Platform Festival of New Music ICA 1991-93; artistic dir SoundCircus Bridgewater Hall Manchester 1996; author of fantasy play based on Erik Satie's writings (BBC Entry Prix d'Italia 1990, Sony Awards entry 1991); prof of music Gresham Coll London 1998-2000; radio presenter BBC Radio 3; TV presenter: BBC Omnibus, BBC Masterclass, Young Musician of the Year, Strings Bow and Bellows (BBC series); fndr SoundCircus 1997 (record label, website www.soundcircus.com; recordings incl: John Cage Sonatas, Nikki Yeoh Piano Language, Lou Harrison Piano Concerto); South Bank Show award for classical music 2000; memb Arts Cncl of England 1998-; FRAM, FTCL, Hon FRAM
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