Eudald Buch is from Barcelona. He began to play the piano at the age of ten at Montserrat Choir School, where he also started learning clarinet and organ. With the choir he took part in several recordings and toured France, Italy, Poland and Russia several times, singing in venues such as the St. Petersburg’s Philharmonic and Notre-Dame in Paris and with conductors such as Sir Neville Marriner and Michael Boder. He continued his musical studies at Vic Conservatoire studying piano with Joan Ribé.
In 2013, he was accepted at Chetham’s School of Music to study piano with Murray McLachlan and Peter Lawson. Here he has continued to study the organ with Andrew Dean and Joshua Hales as well as participating in many chamber music groups and contemporary music ensembles.
He has taken part in important festivals such as the Hellens Music Festival in Herefordshire, the International Holland Music Sessions in Bergen, the Chetham’s Piano Summer School and the Albéniz International Summer School in Camprodon. He has received master classes from Vladislav Bronevetzky, Jacques Rouvier, Christian Blackshaw and Edith Fischer.
He has obtained several prizes both in chamber music and piano in competitions in Girona (first prize in Girona Conservatoire’s Chamber Music Competition 2013) and Barcelona (first prize in the ‘Arjau’ Foundation Chamber Music Competition 2011) and second prize in the National Competition for Young Pianists 2012), and he recently received the first prize in the Chetham’s Concerto Competition. He has also played in a live ‘In Tune‘ special programme for Richard Strauss’s 150th anniversary on BBC Radio 3.
Eudald Buch will be performing:
Prelude and Fugue No.23 in B major BWV 892
Novellette Op.21 No.8
Prelude in D major Op.23 No.4
Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor Op. 39