Lunchtime Concert: Yuri Inoshita & Kyle Nash - Baker, Piano

TUE 3 OCT 13.05

Take time out this lunchtime for a performance by Trinity Laban students in the beautiful surroundings of the Old Royal Naval College Chapel.


Rachmaninov Études Tableaux Op.33
V. Non allegro - Presto in E-flat minor
VIII. Grave in C sharp minor

Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 31 Op.110
I. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
II. Allegro molto
III. Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro ma no troppo


Schubert Fantasia in F minor for Pianoforte Duet D.940
I. Allegro molto moderato
II. Largo
III. Scherzo. Allegro vavice
IV. Finale. Allegro molto moderato

Yuri Inoshita is a pianist based in London, who was born in Barcelona, raised in Paris and Tokyo. She started her musical training at the age of 5 and received piano lessons, solfege and choir classes at the Conservatoire de Saint-Germain en Laye. After moving back to Japan at the age of 10, she started her training on dictation, harmony, sight reading and chamber music as well as the piano lessons in Toho Gakuen School of Music. In 2017, she graduated from Toho Gakuen High School of Music, majoring in piano performance under the tuition of Mikako Abe. Besides her musical studies in Toho Gakuen, she completed her bachelor in Intercultural Communication at Hosei University. She is currently on her postgraduate course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, majoring in piano performance under the tuition of Martino Tirimo.
As a soloist, Yuri started performing in public at the age of 10. She received the Special Jury Award in Japan Junior Classical Music Competition when she was 13. In 2016, she gave a successful performance on clavichord with Yukiko Inoue (contemporary dance) in Matsumoto Memorial Hall, Tokyo. She participated in Hamburg International Akademie in 2019 and was selected to perform in the final concert. In 2022, she was selected as a finalist in the John Longmire Competition in Trinity Laban Conservatoire. In the same year, she gave her first solo recital in Tokyo. She is a member of the Friends of the Royal London Hospital. She has participated in masterclasses taken by the great pianists such as Dmitri Alexeev, Jérôme Granjon, Genichiro Murakami, Pascal Rogé, etc. As well as her solo performances, she is strongly interested in chamber music and currently working with strings, wood winds and vocals. She has given successful performances in London with her quartet.

Kyle Nash-Baker is a pianist/composer from Birmingham, based in London. He first
started to teach himself to play piano aged 12 and began to write compositions after the colours
he saw whilst playing them - a condition known as Synaesthesia. At the age of 15 Kyle’s
composition ‘Red’ reached number 1 in the classical Itunes download charts and held this
position for over 3 weeks. After hearing his music Vivienne Westwood asked him to write a suite of works to perform at her Fashion show at Paris fashion week. During 2013 Kyle toured Budapest, Switzerland and was featured in the Cartagena festival in Colombia with the violinist Geza Hosszu-Legocky and his string ensemble sharing concerts with such artists as Sergei Babayan and the Borodin Quartet.
Kyle was awarded 1st Prize at the Trinity Laban Soloist Competition in 2022, making his debut at Cadogan hall as a result. He was also awarded 1st Prize at the Stratford and East London Piano Competition including the Felix Marr prize, 2nd prize in the Christopher Duke international Piano Competition. He has been a finalist in The Alfred Kitchin Schumann competition, The John Longmire Beethoven competition, The Glass Sellers Beethoven Competition and The Guildhall Romantic Prize. He has been a semi-finalist in the The Tunbridge Wells Young Artists International Competition, and at The Livorno International Piano Competition.
Kyle completed his Masters Degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Charles Owen as a Leverhulme Trust Scholar. He now studies at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Sergio De Simone as a Gladys Bratton scholar.

Old Royal Naval College Chapel
Admission free, no ticket required

Dates and times

This event finished on 03 October 2023.

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