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Festival Lunchtime Recital - Chiara Lordi
Festival Lunchtime Recital - Chiara Lordi

Thu, 17 Aug


St Mary's Cathedral

Festival Lunchtime Recital - Chiara Lordi

A free lunchtime recital series running throughout August at St Mary's. Today's is given by Chiara Lordi (piano).

Time & Location

17 Aug 2023, 13:00 – 13:45

St Mary's Cathedral , Palmerston Pl, Edinburgh EH12 5AW, UK


Free lunchtime recitals every day from 1st to 31st August, except Sundays and 16th. An opportunity to hear emerging and established artists performing in a wide variety of styles, genres, and instruments.  This long-running series is undoubtedly one of the hidden gems of the Fringe.

Piano | Chiara Lordi

El amor y la muerte ‘Love and Death Ballad’ from ‘Goyescas Op.11’ - E. Granados

Images - C. Debussy

  • 2. Hommage à Rameau
  • 3. Mouvement

The Lark - Glinka/Balakirev

Danzas Argentinas, Op.2 - A. Ginastera

  • 1. Danza del viejo Boyero
  • 2. Danza de la moza donosa
  • 3. Danza del guacho matrero

Study, op. 22 no. 3 - K. Leighton

Chiara Lordi is twenty-one years old and originally from Italy but has lived in Scotland her whole life. She started playing the piano at the age of 6. She was a student at the City of Edinburgh Music School and is now in her final year at the Royal Northern College of Music.

A first prize winner of the James Waterhouse Piano Competition, Chiara had the opportunity to play at Steinway Hall in London. She also received First Prize in various competitions at the Edinburgh International Festival and has performed as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival numerous times. She has also competed in the BBC Young Musician of the Year. In 2015, she performed as a soloist in the prestigious concert venue in Edinburgh, the Usher Hall.

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