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    • New video!

      Prokofiev Sonata Op.28 n. 3 in A minor. Prokofiev finished the sonata in 1917 while he was still living in Russia. The subtitle of the work is From the old notebooks, since the early sketches of the work date from... Read more
    • London Marathon

      In May 2014 I ran Edinburgh Marathon in 3:42 time, totally smashing my previous best time. This enabled me to qualify to run London Marathon for which I have been training really hard. I have a time target in mind and I... Read more
    • Concert at Burgh House

      On the 9th July I will be performing at the charming little venue, Burgh House in Hampstead. This is a part of Hampstead Music Club's three annual concerts by professionals. I have been a member of Hampstead Music... Read more
    • Interview with Kosovo Diaspora

      Kosovo Diaspora, a website dedicated to highlighting the achievements of Kosovans living abroad, has asked me for an interview. Here's the... Read more
    • Croydon Radio Interview

      On 26th of March, I was a guest on Jo Whitehall's show at Croydon Radio studio. We talked about my recent concert at the Fairfield Halls in Croydon, as well as my upcoming concert with the Kosovo Philharmonic Orchestra... Read more
    • Running for Mental Health Foundation

      On 25th May 2014, I will be running again. This time it's Edinburgh Marathon and I will run for a really good cause, for the Mental Health Foundation. These are the key areas in which their work is focused: improve... Read more
    • Recent recital at Blackheath Halls

      I recently performed at Blackheath Halls in London, at their Fundraising series organised by the Friends of Blackheath Halls. The concert took place at the Recital Hall and was very well attended. I was asked to... Read more
    • Amsterdam Marathon

      TCS Amsterdam Marathon 20th October 2013. Time 3:54:04. If I wasn't a pianist, I would have been a... Read more
    • Fairfield Halls Recital

      It was such a pleasure to perform at the fabulous Fairfield Halls on the 8th of October. The hall, the piano, audience and the whole history of the hall made my recital extra... Read more
    • Review in Farnham Herald

      On September 24th I opened the 2013-14 season of the Music at Lunchtime series at Farnham. The concerts take place at Farnham United Reformed Church, in South Street and this was my third visit there. Concerts are... Read more
    • Concert repertoire

      I remember a long time ago, when I was still studying with Ben Kaplan, I was asked to give a recital in a local venue in North London and was trying to sort out the repertoire for the concert. I told Ben I wanted to... Read more
    • An article in The Archer Newspaper

      The April edition of the Archer Newspaper of the East Finchley in London has published an article about me. They have expressed interest in me because I live in the... Read more
    • Concert at the Woodford Concert Society

      Forest School in Snaresbrook, East London is the host of 5 annual concerts organised by the Woodford Concert Society. I performed there on the 3rd of March, on a Sunday afternoon and it was the first time I visited the... Read more
    • Old scores re-visited

      Musicians are always challenged by learning new repertoire pieces whilst refining current works. Depending on the piece, these new works can be quite time consuming and sometimes I find myself not wanting to stop... Read more
    • Scarlatti Sonata in B Minor, K27

      Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) wrote his sonatas later in his life and most of them are believed to have been written between 1752 and 1757. This sonata belongs to his early works known as Essercizi per Gravicembalo... Read more