West London Buddhist Centre

Violin and piano recital with Kathryn Parry and Simon Marlow

Published in Calendar for all events, Cultural Event

  • Sat Jul 6th 2019
  • 7:00 pm
  • 9:30 pm
  • Booking required
  • £17 Full waged / £12 Part waged / £7 Unwaged Our arts events can sell out - advance booking highly recommended. Number of £7 tickets limited.

Join us for a rare violin and piano recital by world-class performers Kathryn Parry and Simon Marlow. 

Handel, Sonata in A major HWV 372
Janacek, On an Overgrown Path (solo piano)
John Adams, Road Movies
Handel, Sonata in G minor HWV 364
Schubert, Sonata in A major Op 162

Kathryn Parry


Kathryn Parry has a rich and varied career as an orchestral and chamber musician, solo recitalist and teacher. She studied at Selwyn College, Cambridge and at the Royal Academy of Music. She has played with many of the UK’s leading orchestras, and was a member of the London Philharmonic and Scottish Chamber Orchestra, living in Edinburgh and performing with the Hebrides Ensemble, Scottish Ensemble and as guest leader of the Edinburgh Quartet. As a member of the Bell’Arte Ensemble she gave the inaugural chamber concert in Birmingham’s Symphony Hall playing piano quintets with Sir Simon Rattle, and as a recitalist she has performed for music clubs and festivals nationwide and abroad. In the arena of historical performance Kathryn was a member of the Gramophone Award winning, virtuoso string ensemble La Serenissima and string quartet The Revolutionary Drawing Room, and plays with the London Handel Orchestra, ETO, The Brook Street Band and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. She has played on numerous film soundtracks and is a named artist on Sting’s album Ten Summoners’ Tales and the Ship’s Fiddler in Alexander L’Estrange’s Ahoy! Kathryn has worked as a primary school music teacher and is much in demand as a chamber music coach, workshop leader and festival adjudicator. She is a celebrated teacher and has been awarded an ARAM in recognition of her contribution to the music profession.

Simon Marlow

Simon MarlowAfter reading music at Cambridge University, Simon established a successful career as chamber musician and soloist. Over the years he has worked with many leading musicians and has built an outstanding partnership with Medici Quartet violist, Ivo-Jan van der Werff. He is consequently frequently on the concert platform in Britain and Europe and has also given recitals in America, Iceland, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and Hong Kong. He has given master classes in Iceland and at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He has broadcast and made many recordings. Recently Simon took part in a Dutch project to perform and record music composed by Nietzsche which also included works by other composers who were inspired by his philosophy. In addition to his musical interests, Simon worked for ten years with the Lucis Trust, an educational charity.


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45a Porchester Rd,

London W2 5DP

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The Centre will be CLOSED on Sunday 25 and Monday 26 August for the Bank Holiday and Notting Hill Carnival. There will be no classes and events on these days. We will re-open on Tuesday 27 August.