Chopin music recital with Sam Law in Polish House

The Polish Social & Cultural Association in Dublin is delighted to present Sam Law, the winner of the Chopin Award at the Feis Ceoil 2010, who will perform a solo piano recital in the Polish House.

During his recital Sam will perform the following pieces:
Etude in C Op. 10 No. 1
Etude in C Minor Op. 10 No. 12 'Revolutionary'
Etude in A Minor Op. 25 No. 11 'Winterwind'
Nocturne in D Flat Op. 27 No. 2
24 Preludes Op. 28

The evening of Chopin music will start at 7pm on the 28th of September, in the Polish House, 20 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 4. Entrance is free and open to all.

Sam Law, a 19-year old outstanding pianist from Ballymena, Co. Antrim, became the winner of the Chopin Award, presented by the Embassy of Poland in Dublin as part of the 2010 Chopin Year celebrations in Ireland. The award was presented by the Polish Ambassador to Ireland, Dr Tadeusz Szumowski on March 20th 2010 in the RDS Concert Hall.

Sam Law studies with Dr. John O’Conor and Prof. Reamonn Keary at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. He has participated in a number of competitions, winning the Northern Ireland Young Musician of the Year in 2006 and the Young Instrumentalist Award at the Ballymena Music Festival in 2007. The same year he won the Segal Cup at the RIAM Festival and the Dorothy Stokes and Patricia Read Cup in Feis Ceoil.

Sam also won the Hamilton Harty Cup and Morris Grant bursary and was a piano finalist in the televised BBC Young Musician of the Year in Cardiff where he also won the Walter Todds bursary for the most promising talent.

He has given solo recitals in various concerts and venues in Northern Ireland and in Dublin. He has also taken part in Master Classes with Barry Douglas, Pavel Nersessian, Douglas Humpherys, Peter Donohoe and Pascal Rogé. His recital at the Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queens 2008 was broadcast on Radio Ulster.

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