Date(s) - 23/Jul/2017
In a programme of Ravel: Jeux d’eau; Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy; Rachmaninoff: Preludes Op. 23 Nos. 2, 3, 5, 6, 7; Schubert: Impromptu Op. 90 No. 4 and Liszt: Etude d’execution transcendante No. 11
Piano prodigy Neville Bharucha, now 24, started piano lessons with his father when he was four and began performing across India at the age of ten. He continued piano lessons with Natallia Kapylova in Bangalore and at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
In December 2010, Neville was invited by the North American Zoroastrian Congress to perform the Grieg Piano Concerto with the World Zoroastrian Symphony Orchestra and members of the Houston Symphony Orchestra under distinguished conductor Farobag Cooper. In July 2011, Neville took the first prize at the Con Brio All India Piano Competition held in Mumbai.
He has a Masters in Music Performance from the University of Southampton, and continued his studies in London with the renowned pianist Leslie Howard. He is the winner of the 24th Ennio Porrino International Piano Competition, and in February 2016, he was awarded the Kerr Memorial Prize for Outstanding Musicianship at the Royal Overseas League Competition, London.
Currently, Neville is completing his advanced studies at the Hochschule in Leipzig.