Kathryn Stott is a British classical pianist who performs as a concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. Her specialities include the English and French classical repertoire, contemporary classical music and the tango. She teaches at the Royal Academy of Music and Chetham's School of Music, and has organised several music festivals and concert series. Grove Music Online describes Stott's playing as "marked by a vivid sense of immediacy and personal communication." A recent review of her fiftieth birthday gala concert in The Times describes her as "one of the most versatile pianists on the circuit".
About Kathryn Stott
Chamber musician, concerto soloist, and recitalist. She specialized in English/French repertoire and tango.
She came in fifth at the 1978 Leeds International Piano Competition and also debuted at London's Purcell Room in 1978.
She accepted teaching positions at the Royal Academy of Music and Chetham's School of Music.
Her mother was her first piano teacher, starting her on lessons when she was only five.
She also became known for her longstanding collaboration with Yo-Yo Ma whom she first met in 1978.
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- People educated at Yehudi Menuhin School
- Prize-winners of the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition
- English classical pianists
- Women music educators
- Academics of the Royal Academy of Music
- Piano pedagogues
- 21st-century classical pianists
- Chevaliers of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
- Alumni of the Royal College of Music
- Women classical pianists