Kathron Sturrock was twice the winner for the best pianist at the Sofia International Opera Competition. After these awards she was invited to work for several years with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf in her Master Classes throughout Europe. She is a founder member and Artistic Director of the chamber ensemble The Fibonacci Sequence, and records frequently for BBC Radio 3. As a soloist she has appeared with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Concert Orchestra, making her Proms debut in 1994 playing Alan Rawsthorne’s Concerto for 2 pianos with Piers Lane. She has recorded CDs for Hyperion, Chandos, Gamut, Pickwick, Sain, ASV, Black Box, Quartz and Deux-Elles. In September 2003 she joined the Keyboard Faculty at the Royal College of Music, London.
'...My best memories of Schubert's D 845 have been of Kathron Sturrock (founder of Fibonacci Sequence) in a rare solo recital devoted to that one work, and on CD, Richard Goode....'Musical Pointers'
'The pianist Kathron Sturrock has got to be one of the best chamber musicians in the business and her accompanying of Inoue is superb '
'The playing, as always with the Fibs, is superb, the sumptuous tone colour of the winds supported by Kathron Sturrock’s detailed and supremely musical pianism'
....in Mozart's G minor piano quartet Kathron Sturrock's judicious touch and perfect ensemble reminded us that she is one of the most stylish chamber music pianists around..Musical Pointers
...total rhythmic security provided by Kathron Sturrock's command of the torrential piano part...Evening Standard
...it was an absolute pleasure to hear her playing; each tone had meaning and each phrase was full of expression.. Berlingske Tidende
Can be heard in:
Painswick Music Society
Saturday 29 Apr 2017
cello and piano with Ben Hughes
Sunday 07 May 2017
through to Wednesday 30 Nov 2016
Monday 10 Jul 2017
through to Monday 30 Nov 2015
Truro 3 Arts
Friday 13 Oct 2017