Alasdair Beatson

Instruments: Keyboards | Masterclass Programme Tutors | Piano

Alasdair Beatson works as soloist and chamber musician, renowned as an intrepid programmer. He has appeared with Britten Sinfonia, Moscow Virtuosi, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Ensemble, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Sønderjyllands Symphony Orchestra and Tapiola Sinfonietta. Recent recordings include the complete works for cello and piano of Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn with Johannes Moser, and a recording with Alec Frank-Gemmill of 19th century music for horn and piano. A regular participant at the open chamber music at IMS Prussia Cove, Alasdair collected the 2008 RPS Award for Chamber Music on their behalf. Alasdair was a student of John Blakely at the Royal College of Music, London, and Menahem Pressler at Indiana University. He teaches solo piano at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, and mentors for the London-based Chamber Studio. From 2012-2018 Alasdair was founder and artistic director of Musique à Marsac, and since 2019 is co-artistic director of the Swiss chamber music festival at Ernen.


The event listing below includes all the concerts the artists were scheduled to appear in, including cancelled and virtual events. Note that virtual events are not numbered.

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Arts Council - funding music
Crespo Foundation
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTE Lyric FM
Creative Places West Cork Islands
Irish Examiner
Maritime Hotel
IMRO - Irish Music Rights Organisation