Thursday Lunchtime Concert – pianist Margalida Moll Salord
June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Solo piano recital!
F. Chopin. Nocturne Op. Post in C sharp minor
F. Chopin. Selection of Preludes Op. 28:
N.14 – Allegro
N.15 – Sostenuto
N.16- Presto con fuoco
N.17 – Allegretto
N.18 – Allegro molto
N.19 – Vivace
N.20 – Largo
N.21 – Cantabile
N.22 – Molto Agitato
N.23 – Moderato
N.24 – Allegro appassionato
E. Granados. 8 Valses Poéticos:
1. Vivace molto and Melodico
2. Tempo de Vals noble
3. Tempo de Vals lento
4. Allegro humoristico
5. Allegretto (elegante)
6. Quasi ad libitum (sentimental)
E. Granados. Danza Andaluza n. 5
Margalida Moll Salord is a concert pianist from Ciutadella de Menorca. She completed her studies for a Master of Performance in Piano with Distinction at the Royal College of Music in London, where she studied with professor Gordon Fergus Thompson. During her academic career, she has been kindly supported by the Royal College of Music Pauline Hartley Award, the Kathleen Trust, the Association of Artists of Madrid (AIE), the St Marylebone Foundation, the EMI Music Sound Foundation, and the FIDAH Foundation.
Margalida has performed as a soloist in venues such as Wigmore Hall, Steinway Hall, the University of London, Charlton House, Menuhin Hall, the Cultural Centre of the Russian Embassy of London, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, St James’ Piccadilly Church, St Stephen’s Church, St Mary Abbots Church, and St George’s Hannover Square, among others. She has also toured Scotland, performing in venues such as the Royal Overseas League. Margalida has performed extensively in Spain, offering concerts in the Ateneo Hall of Madrid, La Pedrera, or el Jardi dels Tarongers in Barcelona, the Saura Palace of Ciutadella de Menorca, the Reynolds Foundation, or the Principal Theatre of Maó, among others. In 2019, Margalida performed in Spain the Cyberbird Concerto by Takashi Yoshimatsu at the International Music Festival of Maó (Spain) with the OCIM Orchestra, saxophonist Xavier Larsson and drummer Daniel Higler.
Born in Ciutadella de Menorca (Spain), she started to play the piano at the age of six with Andrea Piris. Aged ten, she had already won her first prize at the International Piano Competition in Vila de Capdepera and at the Young Performers of the Balearic Islands Competition. After successfully gaining a place and scholarship at the Yehudi Menuhin School (UK), an institution for musically gifted children, Margalida continued her musical studies under the guidance of professors Marcel Baudet and Renana Gutman. She soon progressed to study at the Royal College of Music to complete her Bachelor of Music with Honours, studying with professors Ruth Nye and Gordon Fergus-Thompson. She is one of the artists of the Foundation Talent Unlimited of London, an institution that promotes talented emerging artists.
Margalida is also very passionate about teaching which lead her to create in 2022 the International Piano Academy.