Matthew Schellhorn


Selected as a “Talent to Watch” by BBC Music Magazine, and described as “a rising star” (BBC Radio 3) and “one of Britain’s most exciting young pianists” (Classic FM), Matthew Schellhorn has a growing international career, which in recent seasons has seen recitals in Europe, Ireland, the Far East, and North America.

He has given performances in major venues throughout the UK, including Wigmore Hall and the Purcell Room, and has performed live numerous times on BBC Radio 3. He has also been featured on Classic FM.

As a concerto soloist he has worked with numerous conductors with orchestras including the London Mozart Players and the Ulster Orchestra.

Last season, he appeared at the London International Piano Symposium at the Royal College of Music in London. Chamber recitals included a live broadcast on Radio France, and his recent performance in the Belfast Festival was also heard on BBC Radio 3.
His keyboard performances fascinate and enliven the ear and mind
not a nuance was left unexpressed, not a silence given less than its due importance, not an emotional pivot-point neglected
MusicWeb International
Ian Wilson: Stations
Diatribe Records DIACD016
released April 2014

Matthew Schellhorn performs Ian Wilson's monumental solo piano masterpiece, Stations. Released on Diatribe Records, Ireland's leading label for new music, this is Matthew Schellhorn's first solo CD.
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    "Stations" – released April 2014
    CD launch tour
    Tuesday 8 April TBC – London
    Sunday 13 April 12:00 – Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
    Monday 14 April 13:10 – Blackheath Halls, London
    Sunday 18 May 16:00 – St Augustine's, Thorpe Bay, Essex
    Sunday 29 June 18:00 – Wymondham Abbey Festival, Norfolk
    Thursday 10 July 13:15 – Ripon Cathedral, Yorkshire
    Schellhorn's performance is assured and definite, giving life to Wilson's music
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    Schellhorn was in his element, letting the pedalled chords float and calibrating the interplay between darkness and light with fastidious care.
    The Independent
    ... not a nuance was left unexpressed, not a silence given less than its due importance, not an emotional pivot-point neglected.
    MusicWeb International