Purcell Pianist Performs at Chickenshed Theatre

On Sunday 25th June, Year 7 pianist Ilya performed two solo pieces at the Chickenshed Theatre in Southgate. The Chickenshed is an inclusive theatre and performing arts college which aims to ‘create wonder out of chaos and change out of challenge’. Ilya performed Debussy’s ‘Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum’, and Beethoven’s ‘Sonata in G Minor’ in front of a full auditorium with an audience of over 200. Proceeds from the event will go towards raising funds to continue the important work of the Chickenshed Theatre.

Congratulations to Ilya!


Purcell Pianist Wins Award at International Competition

We were delighted to hear earlier this week that Year 8 pianist Daria has been awarded 2nd Prize at the recent EV-Stellar Competition 2023, an Arts Awards for Vietnamese in Europe. The final took place at the Marylebone Theatre and Daria performed works by Rachmaninoff and Britten.

Well done, Daria!

Photos from the Proms at St Jude’s

On Thursday 29th June, Purcell students performed a programme of Elgar, Britten, Mahler and Beethoven with acclaimed tenor James Gilchrist at St Jude’s Church, Hampstead. The event, which was part of the successful Proms at St Jude’s series, saw Chloe (Year 13) once more take the french horn solo and Director of Music Paul Hoskins conduct. It was a sensational concert, and for those unable to attend here is a selection of photography from the event.