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One-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy returns to the Elgar Room this March as part of Love Classical.

Nicholas McCarthy, who at one point was told he would never have a career, is not your average artist. Born in 1989 without his right hand he only began to play the piano at the late age of 14 after seeing a friend play Beethoven’s Waldstein Sonata but was determined to fulfil his dream of becoming a concert pianist.

McCarthy is the only left-hand alone pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music in its 130 year history. He is widely featured throughout national and international press, and has appeared as a guest presenter for the BBC Proms coverage.

Pre-concert dining offer

Start your evening at the Hall with a delicious dinner package. Enjoy two courses from a set menu in the charming Verdi – Italian Kitchen before moving to the Elgar Room to enjoy the performance.

Tickets are available as an add-on after you have added tickets to Nicholas McCarthy: Me and My Left Hand to your online basket, for just £18.50 per person. Make your way to Verdi at 7.45pm promptly and present your ticket when ordering.

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COMPETITION: Hear your piano composition performed by Nicholas McCarthy, as part of the Love Classical festival.
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