Richard Mapp is a well-loved pianist who has toured many times for Chamber Music NZ, performed as a concerto soloist with all of the major NZ orchestras, and appeared as Chamber Music partner with the NZ String Quartet and other leading musicians in this country. Following studies at Canterbury and Otago universities, Richard advanced to the Royal Academy of Music, London, where he later held a teaching fellowship. While based in London and Italy, Richard performed widely in Europe, and gave six recitals at the Wigmore Hall and recorded for BBC Radio 3. He was Senior Lecturer at the Massey Conservatorium in Wellington and is now an Artist Teacher at the NZ School of Music.
This programme explores the full range and power of the piano.