Dominic Degavino

Sunday November 27th 2022 at 3.00pm

 

Dominic performs for us by courtesy of the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme.

 

Programme

 Mozart: Sonata in F major, K. 332

Chopin: Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38

Amy Beach: 5 Improvisations, Op. 148

Interval

Schubert: Allegretto in C minor, D. 915

Brahms: Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5

 

Biography

Pianist Dominic Degavino has performed concerts in venues across the United Kingdom and beyond, including solo performances at the Wigmore Hall and Southbank Centre, London as a Park Lane Group artist, at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester and the Lichfield and Edinburgh festivals, among others. Concerto appearances include performances with the Manchester Camerata and RNCM Symphony Orchestra.

Having completed both school and undergraduate studies in Manchester with Helen Krizos, at Chetham’s School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music, he recently graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he studied with Charles Owen and Noriko Ogawa.

Dominic has achieved considerable competition success, including winning the RNCM Gold Medal Competition, 3rd Prize at the Concours International de Piano d’Epinal in France, and keyboard section prizes of both the Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists Competition and the 2017 Royal Over-Seas League Arts Competition. In 2020 he was accepted onto the Tillett Trust DEBUT recital scheme, and he is currently also a member of The Countess of Munster Musical Trust Recital Scheme. He has taken part in masterclasses with eminent pianists such as Lang Lang, Richard Goode, Imogen Cooper, Peter Frankl and John O’Conor.

Alongside work as a soloist, he is a passionate chamber musician, accompanist, and jazz player, performing extensively and winning prizes with a wide array of ensembles, including the Mithras Trio (current BBC New Generation Artists) and with flautist Meera Maharaj.