new albumCAPRICCIOout now

D A V I D

L E W I S T O N

S H A R P E

 

C O M P O S E R   -   W R I T E R   -   T E A C H E R

"For me, writing music is the distillation of memory"

"We are united by the evolution of speech,
more than we are divided by our dispersal
among countless languages"

- writing in Babel: The Language Magazine

"A poem is a universal locus,

     and a lens for all light"

- writing in The Spoken River: 100 sonnets

R E V I E W S

"Melodious ... impressionistic ... piquant"  The Guardian

“David Lewiston Sharpe’s piano concerto, performed
by the Royal Phil last October and conducted by Nicholas Cleobury was fantastic and one piece we
had to share with listeners.” ​ClassicFM

"Astonishing encore [Memoria non est in mente] ... very

stately, and leaves the listener rather reflective."

Michael S. Zerban, O-Ton

“Very lovely music … a life experience”

​Arvo Pärt [on Lewiston Sharpe's Piano Concerto No.1]

N E W S

20 June

                                        NCCR Radio interview with                                                    David, by Peter Lewis on their                                              Cooler Classics show, 9pm. The interview included tracks from CAPRICCIO.

4 May

The new album CAPRICCIO, present-

-ing première recordings of new

chamber music (released 16 April),

on Australia's ABC Classic radio.

20 April 2021

In memoriam for organ was played as the postlude at the County Memorial Evensong service in Thanksgiving for the life of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at Gloucester Cathedral  Jonathan Hope, organ.

2 March 2021

The new album release is announced, CAPRICCIO - première recordings by violinist Hayley Bullock, cellist Dmitrij Gornowskij, pianist Amir Tebenikhin. The album is released on Friday, 16 April. Duos, trios and solo sonatas, including the title duo, Capriccio.

7 August 2020

Coverage of the new album, In The Tavern Of Sweet Songs – reviewed in The Guardian. Review

3 August 2020

'Meet the Artist' series ('The Cross-Eyed Pianist' Frances Wilson) has published an interview in the wake of the release of the new CD. Link: Meet the Artist

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P E R F O R M A N C E S​

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J U N

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2 November 2019 (7.00pm)
Ave Maria, gratia plena
for Soprano and Piano

Andriana Yordanova (soprano)

Ramona Zammit Formosa (piano)

St Augustine Church & Priory,

Valletta, Malta (2 Nov, 7pm)

LISTEN to the archived
broadcast of radio show
The MonkeySparrow (CKUW
Radio - Canada - 95.9 FM), to hear the Piano Concerto No.1,

as heard on the show on

16 July 2019 (CLICK IMAGE).

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