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Mitchell, Scott (piano)
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Scott Mitchell (piano)

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Scotland-based pianist Scott Mitchell has performed extensively as a chamber music pianist and accompanist throughout Great Britain, Europe, South America and the Middle East. As a result of his varied chamber music activities he performs regularly at St. John’s Smith Square, Purcell Room and Wigmore Hall in London. He has also appeared at many of the world’s major festivals including the Edinburgh International Festival and the Festival Wiener Klassik.

As a recording artist Scott Mitchell has released CDs for Chandos records, ASV, Collins Classics, Black Box, Tosca and Linn Records. He has recorded Dave Heath’s Piano Concerto ‘The Passionate’ with the BBC Concert Orchestra, released on the Freestyle Classics label. He is a regular performer on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM and has also appeared on television on Channel 4 and the satellite Arts Channel.

Scott Mitchell has performed with John Wallace (trumpet), Michael Collins and Emma Johnson (clarinets), Raphael Wallfisch (cello), Andrew Watkinson (violin), Richard Watkins (French horn) and James Bowman (countertenor) and also with the Duke Quartet. He performs regularly in a duo capacity with flautists Katherine Bryan, Wissam Boustany, Ruth Morley, David Nicholson and Yvonne Paterson; also clarinettists John Cushing and Maximiliano Martín and saxophonists Simon Haram and Carole Sutherland. In competitions he has been awarded the Lisa Fuchsova Prize for outstanding chamber music pianist and the Eric Rice Memorial Prize for outstanding accompanist, both at the Royal Overseas League Music Competition in London.

Scott Mitchell is a senior staff accompanist and chamber music coach at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow where he also teaches piano in the Junior Department. He is also one of the founding members of the Cantilena Festival on Islay, a festival for strings taking place on the island of Islay every summer.

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