(Alan) Piers LANE

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1958-01-08
Education Kelvin Grove HS Brisbane, Queensland Conservatorium of Music, RCM London
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Recreations N/A
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Style Piers Lane, Esq
Career concert pianist; prof Royal Acad of Music, writer and presenter BBC Radio 3 (54 programmes The Piano 1998-99), presenter of Legends series (BBC) 2000-03; artistic dir: Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2007-, Myra Hess Memorial Day Nat Gallery 2007-; critic CD Review; appeared with orchs incl: Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, the Philharmonia, Hallé Orch, BBC Welsh, BBC Scottish, BBC Concert, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Scottish Chamber Orch, Australian Chamber Orch, New Zealand Symphony Orch, Bombay Chamber Orch, Adelaide Symphony Orch, American Symphony, Ensemble Kanazawa, Cape Town Symphony, Transvaal Philharmonic, Natal Philarmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, RTE Orch, Queensland Symphony, W Aust Symphony, Tasmanian Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, Queensland Philharmonic, Auckland Philarmonic, Christchurch Symphony, Montpellier Philharmonic Orch, Royal Oman Symphony, Brabants Orkester, Noorhollands Philharmonisch Orkest, Gothenburg Philharmonic, Aarhus Philharmonic, Romanian Radio Orch, CBSO, Orchestre National de France, Bournemouth Symphony, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Janacek Philharmonic, Warsaw Philharmonic, Polish Radio Symphony, Helsingborg Symphony; toured extensively in UK, Ireland, Aust, NZ, S America, Western and Eastern Europe, USA, Africa, Japan, India, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Canada; special prize Bartók-Liszt Int Competition Budapest 1976, best Australian pianist Sydney Int Piano Competition 1977, winner Royal Over-Seas League Competition 1982; dir and tstee The Hattori Fndn; patron: European Piano Teachers' Assoc, Queensland Music Teachers' Assoc, Accompanists' Guild Queensland; memb jury Int Piano Competition in Tbilisi 2001 and Sydney 2004; memb: Liszt Soc, Delius Soc; vice-pres: Putney Music Club, Delius Soc, Int Ernest Bloch Soc; patron The Old Granary Studio, patron Youth Music Fndn Aust, patron Tait Meml Tst; Churchill fell 1979; Hon DUniv Griffith Univ 2007; Hon RAM 1994; >ir< Moszowski and Paderewski Concertos (with BBC Scottish Symphony Orch and Jerzy Maxymiuk, 1991), Complete E>ac
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