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Markson Pianos presents the Bösendorfer Concert Series at St Mary Magdalene Church, London

Marksons Pianos has joined forces with one of the worlds oldest and most famous piano manufacturers, Bösendorfer, to proudly present the unique new ‘Bösendorfer Concert Series’ featuring performances by both internationally renowned and rising classical and contemporary piano artists in the beautiful setting of St Mary Magdalene Church in London.

The series will initially feature six concerts by Ana Silvera, Christina Lawrie, Graham Fitch, John Cervantes and Adam Brown, and Maria Razumovskya.

Bösendorfer 280 Concert Grand Piano in situ

All artists will perform using the luxurious and prestigious Bösendorfer 280 Concert Grand Piano in situ at St Mary Magdalene Church. The announcement comes as Bösendorfer pianos become the instruments of choice at an increasing number of internationally renowned venues, and are selected by acclaimed artists at the highest level of classical and contemporary repertoire.

Ana Silvera

The season commences on 27th June with Indie classical singer and composer Ana Silvera, an emerging star singer/multi-instrumentalist making waves here and in the US. Described by Late Junction, BBC Radio 3 as “Sublime…one of those songwriters who seems to appear fully formed in our midst”, Ana’s songs draw on her eventful life, as well as referencing mythical and historical tales for their lively narratives. Her new album ‘The Aviary’ is scheduled for release for early 2012 (Mirabeau Recordings) and she is soon to be performing a new work at the Roundhouse alongside Imogen Heap. “The Aviary” was recorded in London with Ray Singer (Peter Sarstedt) and in New York with Maxim Moston (Antony and the Johnsons, Baby Dee). A film was released about Ana’s recent song cycle ‘Oracles’, directed by Kate Church that premiered on PORT Magazine earlier this year.

Indie classical singer and composer Ana Silvera

Indie classical singer and composer Ana Silvera

Simon Markson of Markson Pianos stated, “We are immensely proud and delighted to be able to present this wonderful concert series with Bösendorfer Pianos whose extraordinary heritage offers the ultimate performance, elegance and opulence. We hope as many pianists and music lovers in London will join us to experience the performances of these fantastic artists at such a beautiful venue and also stay to enjoy a complimentary glass of wine afterwards.” Bösendorfer’s Leanne Barrell comments, “At Bösendorfer pianos we are absolutely thrilled to be partnering Marksons for this series that allows us to present performances by outstanding new and established piano artists across a mix of genres in an idyllic setting, whilst reinforcing the special qualities of Bösendorfer pianos.”


Ana Silvera – 27th June: £7 on the door or pre-booked; £5 Concessions  All other concerts: £6 on the door or pre-booked; £3 Concessions
Starts: 7.00 pm
Venue: St Mary Magdalene Church, Munster Square, London, NW1 3PH
Concerts are now available for booking in advance by calling 0207 935 8682 or emailing
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