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Goldberg Variations by Candlelight at St Giles, Edinburgh

About the Event

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional early evening piano recital at the beautiful candlelit venue of St Giles Cathedral on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh. Featuring a renowned British concert pianist, to be announced soon, the concert includes J.S. Bach's masterpiece, The Goldberg Variations. A rare opportunity to hear a full performance of this outstanding work in what's certain to be a concert to remember!

Wirral born pianist Simon Watterton has given recitals as soloist and chamber musician all across the world. In recent years he has performed in China, Canada, the USA, Sweden and Italy as well as extensively in the UK and Republic of Ireland.
He made his concerto debut at London’s Cadogan Hall and was featured as a Rising Star in International Piano Magazine at the time of a cycle he gave of all the Beethoven piano sonatas in London. He has appeared at the Wigmore Hall, St John’s, Smith Square and the Purcell Room, as well as performing live on Radio 3’s InTune and for Classic FM.
As chamber musician he has made two visits on a collaborative piano internship to the Banff Centre, Canada, and has worked with a number of artists including his wife, Irish violinist Anna Cashell, ‘cellist Raphael Wallfisch and violinist Daniel Rohn. In addition to this his piano trio have also performed extensively in the UK to critical acclaim.
Whilst a specialist in the music of Beethoven, Mozart and Schumann, Simon’s repertoire encompasses a broad range of styles and periods. He has also given lecture recitals ranging from Liszt’s Anness de Pelerinage to Bach’s Goldberg Variations.

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