Brentwood Cathedral Music

Students from Becket Keys School, Brentwood

Wednesday 19 April 2023 – 1 pm to 1:45 pm

On Wednesday 19 April, we were very pleased to welcome again Isabella, Elliot and Diana, three piano students from Becket Keys School in Brentwood.

We last saw them here with  Danilo Mascetti last month, when he gave them a Piano Masterclass.

The students impressed us so much, that we asked them to return and give a Lunchtime Piano Recital; and we were definitely not disappointed with their performances today.

We were treated to a wonderfully varied and enjoyable programme of music, executed to an excellent standard by our three young visitors.

We are most grateful both to them and to Mr Peter Romhany, Director of Music at Becket Keys, for taking time out of their busy school schedule to give us such a splendid lunchtime recital.


Isabella played

Franz Liszt Consolation No. 3
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Allegro K.332
Madeleine Dring Pink Minor No.1

Elliot played

Claude Debussy Reverie
Piotr Tchaikovsky Juin Barcarolle no.6 from Les Saisons Op.37b

Diana played

Paul de Senneville & Oliver Toussaint Ballade Pour Adeline
Johannes Brahms Intermezzo in B

Isabella is in Year 12 at Becket Keys School and is studying Music, Media Studies and English Literature. She is hoping to study Film at university, with an eye on becoming a film director. She began playing the piano at the age of 7 , and gained a distinction at Grade 7 last year and will be doing Grade 8 this summer.

Elliot is in his final year at Becket Keys and has been playing the piano since a young age. He is studying Biology, Chemistry and Maths, and is planning to study Biomedical Science at university. As well as playing the piano, he is teaching himself to play the guitar.

Diana has been playing the piano since the age of 7, and recently passed her Grade 8 Piano. She is now working towards her Diploma, and is studying History, Politics and Music.

We are most grateful to Mr Peter Romhany, Head of Music at Becket Keys School, who kindly facilitated the participation of these students

Photos – Graham Hillman.

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