Matthew Schellhorn

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Matthew Schellhorn (born 4 February 1977 in Yorkshire) is an English classical pianist.

Biography[edit]

Education[edit]

Matthew Schellhorn studied at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester[1] and Girton College, University of Cambridge.[2] His teachers included David Hartigan, Maria Curcio, Ryszard Bakst, Peter Hill and with Yvonne Loriod.[3]

Performances[edit]

Matthew Schellhorn's performances have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3[4] and Radio France.[5]

He has given world premieres of works by Nicola LeFanu[6] and Ian Wilson.[7] His 2009 commission "Homage to Haydn" from composers Tim Watts, Michael Zev Gordon, Cecilia McDowall, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Colin Riley, and Jeremy Thurlow was later published in Muso Magazine.[8] His 2014 disc, Ian Wilson: Stations, received positive press, with a four-star review from The Irish Times.[9]

Schellhorn is particularly known for his performances of the music of Olivier Messiaen.[10] His disc with the Soloists of the Philharmonia Orchestra, Messiaen: Chamber Works (Signum Classics SIGCD126) was an AllMusic Classical Editors' Favourite of 2008.[11]

Publications[edit]

  • Schellhorn, Matthew (June 2007). "Les Noces and Trois petites Liturgies: Stravinsky's Influence on Messiaen". In Dingle, Christopher; Simeone, Nigel. Olivier Messiaen: Music, Art and Literature. Aldershot: Ashgate. pp. 40–62. ISBN 978-0-7546-5297-7. 

Discography[edit]

  • "Ian Wilson: Stations", Diatribe Records, DIACD016 (April 2014)[12]
  • "Mulvey: Akanos", Navona, NV5493 (February 2014)[13]
  • "Outside", Nonclassical, NONCLSS013 (October 2011)[14][15]
  • "Messiaen: Chamber Works", Signum Classics, SIGCD126 (July 2008)[16][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Notable alumni". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Congregations of the Regent House on 26 and 27 June 1998". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Matthew Schellhorn". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Afternoon on 3". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Le concert de midi et demi". Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "LeFanu Worklist 2014". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ian Wilson compositions". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  8. ^ "Newsletter 2011". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  9. ^ "Ian Wilson: Stations". Retrieved 14 March 2014. 
  10. ^ "Messiaen and the freedom of birdsong". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  11. ^ "The AllMusic Classical Editors' Favorites of 2008". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  12. ^ "Stations". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  13. ^ "Mulvey: AKANOS". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  14. ^ "Outside". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  15. ^ "Outside". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  16. ^ Chamber Works "Messiaen: Chamber Works". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  17. ^ "Chamber works". Retrieved 2 March 2014. 

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