Multi-Piano Spectacular

Thursday, June 20, 2019
12 noon

This event celebrates the arrival of 27 new Steinway pianos to the Reid School of Music, and with it the School's new status as an "All Steinway School".

The Reid School of Music is extremely grateful to the late Thomas Laing-Reilly, whose generous bequest to the School has made this possible


Piano Circus:
Neil Georgeson, Dawn Hardwick, Tomás Klement, Leo Nicholas, James Young, plus special guest, founder member, Kirsteen Davidson Kelly.

Roderick Buchanan-Dunlop - sound engineer

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 


Part 1

Six Pianos (1973) ... Steve Reich (b. 1936)

Totti (2004) ... Graham Fitkin (b. 1963)


Part 2

Scratch performances led by by Piano Circus and featuring students, staff, and friends of the Reid School of Music

Mazuzu Dream - Victory Flags for Ken Saro-Wiwa (1996) ... Max Richter (b. 1966)

When the Clock Strikes Twenty-Eight (premiere) ... Richard Blaquière (b. 1998)

The Otherwise Very Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz  (1976) ... Michael Nyman (b. 1944)



Performance Type:

4-page gold A4 folded
Programme Notes: 

Programme notes by Piano Circus and composers Richter, Blaquière and Nyman.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Admission free
University of Edinburgh
First Performance in World: 
When the Clock Strikes Twenty-Eight