Acclaimed as a “pianist of extraordinary gifts” (Gramophone) and “immense power” (The Times), Clare Hammond is recognised for the virtuosity and authority of her performances.
In 2016, she won the Royal Philharmonic Society’s ‘Young Artist Award’ in recognition of outstanding achievement. Recent highlights include Grieg Piano Concerto with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Moussa and Carwithen with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Concert Orchestra, Panufnik with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, and recitals at the Aldeburgh Festival, Palazzetto Bru Zane in Venice (broadcast on RAI 3), Husum Festival in Germany, and in Denmark and Norway with Henning Kraggerud.
Mozart Sonata in D major K. 311
Watkins Four Spencer Pieces
Clara Schumann 3 Romances Op. 21
Coleridge-Taylor ‘Thata Nabandji’, ‘Deep River’ and ‘The Bamboula’ from 24 Negro Melodies, Op. 59 Nos. 3, 10 and 8
Chaminade ‘Impromptu’ Étude de concert, Op. 35 No. 5 and Étude romantique, Op. 132