Hebden Bridge Piano Festival
One magical weekend of piano music each April, in the heart of this beautiful Yorkshire town

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Tickets will be available online from 7pm on Friday 9 March, by post using a downloadable order form and at Hebden Bridge Town Hall (weekdays, 10-4) from Monday 12 March.

Details are updated almost daily during February – please bear with us as we prepare for the programme launch.

Reiko Fujisawa
Solo recital

– Posted in: Friday 20 April 8pm

Waterfront Hall, to 10pm with interval, £18/£16
There are many brilliant pianists around, but few are able to fuse the sensibilities of a musician raised in the Far East who trained in the West. What audiences experience, both in the studio and on stage, is a musician with a European sensibility who is still in touch with her musical roots in Japan.

Isata Kanneh-Mason
Lunchtime recital

– Posted in: Saturday 21 April 12.30pm

Waterfront Hall to1.30pm, no interval, £12/£10/£5
Isata Kanneh-Mason is an undergraduate at The Royal Academy of Music, studying piano with Hamish Milne, having been awarded the prestigious Sir Elton John Scholarship. She performed with Elton John in Los Angeles in 2013. Isata is returning to the Festival after her acclaimed performance here in 2015.

Charles Owen and Katya Apekisheva
Piano duo recital

– Posted in: Saturday 21 April 7.30pm

Waterfront Hall, to 9.30pm with interval, £18/£16
One of the most highly-acclaimed piano duos performing today, Charles Owen and Katya Apekisheva are passionate advocates for the wide range of four hands and two piano repertoire. In parallel with their extensive solo careers, they have been performing together around the world and across the UK since 2001.

Dom Pipkin
Late night special

– Posted in: Saturday 21 April 10.15pm

Waterfront Hall, to 11.15pm no interval, £10
One of the most authentic and spirited players of blues and New Orleans piano in Europe today. Dom Pipkin has appeared live all around the world and on TV and radio, winning and wowing fans with his electrifying live performances.

Darius Battiwalla
classic silent comedy

– Posted in: Sunday 22 April 10am

Waterfront Hall, to 11am no interval, £8/£6/£3
Pianist Darius Battiwalla presents two short films starring two of the greatest silent movie stars of the era. Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Adventurer’ and ‘One Week’ starring Buster Keaton are perfect examples of the genre: hilarious, captivating and certainly appealing to all ages.

Jessica Zhu
Lunchtime recital

– Posted in: Sunday 22 April 12.30pm

Waterfront Hall, to 1.30pm no interval, £12/£10/£5
A wonderful lunchtime recital of music by Schubert and Debussy (final programme to be announced in the autumn) by this supremely gifted young pianist who stunned audiences when she appeared at the first Festival back in 2013. 


Nikki Yeoh
Solo Gemini

– Posted in: Sunday 22 April 3.30pm

Waterfront Hall, to 5.30pm with interval, £18/£16
Jazz FM's Instrumentalist of the Year 2017 (sponsored by Rathbones) Nikki Yeoh is a creative free spirit who, although deeply rooted in the language of improvisation, is open to a range of music that leans as much to populism as it does high art.

Danny Driver
Solo recital

– Posted in: Sunday 22 April 8pm

Waterfront Hall, to 10pm with interval, £18/£16
The international acclaim that Danny Driver’s recordings and performances have generated over recent years has cemented his reputation as one of Britain’s most respected and versatile pianists.