Art Alert: Award-winning international pianist Adam Heron to perform at Manasterly palace

Ahram Online , Thursday 12 Dec 2019

The 20-year-old pianist has a score of achievements and is currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London

Adam Heron (Photo: Manasterly palace's promotional material)

Shortly after launching its new season, the Manasterly palace (International Centre for Arts) headed by composer and conductor Hisham Gabr, will host a piano recital featuring Adam Heron.

Born in Hong Kong in 1999 of Nigerian-Filipino descent, Adam Heron has established himself as one of today's leading young pianists.

He is a winner of the Irish Heritage Music Award and finalist of the finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year contest.

Currently, Heron is a scholar at the Royal Academy of Music in London, studying with Christopher Elton.

His Cairo recital will be rich in compositions representing a variety of musical eras walking the listeners through the many styles and emotions as captured by Heron's unique sensititvity and skill.

The programme includes: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Sonata in F-major K. 280, Johann Sebastian Bach's English Suite No. 2 in A-minor BWV 807, Frédéric Chopin's Nocturnes Op. 27, Isaac Albéniz's Iberia, Book One and Johannes Brahms's Four Pieces for Piano Op. 119.

Friday 20 December, 8pm
Manasterly Palace (International Centre for Arts), Manial, Cairo

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