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Murray McLachlan and family

Murray McLachlan and family

All the performances given by the McLachlan Family was absolutely amazing – one of the very best ever. They got what promises to be a fantastic new season off to a scintillating start.

Aberdeen Chamber Music Concerts 2018-19 Alan Cooper

Flexible Ensemble (variable number of performers)


  • Murray, Kathryn, Callum, Matthew, and Rose McLachlan - Piano


Bach Toccata in E minor

Liszt Petrarch Sonnet no. 123 (Italy) Liszt

Chopin Etude in C minor op 10 no. 12 ‘Revolutionary'


Scriabin Sonata no 7

Sonata in G minor op 22 Schumann



Sonata in E flat op 7 (1st movement) Beethoven

‘Aye Waukin' o' (Burns song) FG Scott, transcribed Ronald Stevenson

‘Waldesrauchen' Liszt

Rigoletto Paraphrase Liszt


Variations on a theme of Paganini, book 1 Brahms


Sonata for Piano Duet Poulenc

(Kathryn and Murray)


Murray McLachlan has been touring Scottish Music Clubs and Societies for over 30 years. He has made over 40 commercial recordings which have consistently received outstanding reviews, including ‘key recording' and ‘rosette' status in the Penguin Guide to CDs. He has performed on all five continents and also serves regularly on juries of international piano competitions.

Kathryn Page has given over 20 recitals at the South Bank and Wigmore Hall, both as soloist and chamber music pianist. She has toured Norway, Italy, Ireland and Australia where she gave seven recitals at the Sydney Festival and broadcast for ABC. At home Kathryn has performed at many of the leading music festivals and has given numerous live broadcasts for BBC radio 3.

Callum McLachlan was born in 1999. After attending Chetham's school for seven years and winning all the major prizes there, he started studying in Salzburg at the Mozarteum in 2018. He won first prize in Welsh International Piano Festival competition for Pianists in 2017. He has performed solo recitals in New York, Spain, Poland and Austria as well as throughout the UK.

Matthew McLachlan was born in 2000 and was awarded the FTCL in 2016. He is currently studying with Dina Parakhina on a full scholarship at the Royal College of Music in London. He has performed concertos by Beethoven, Mozart and Tchaikovsky as well as many solo recitals.

Rose McLachlan was born in 2002. She has given many solo recitals, including performances of Beethoven's second piano concerto and several concerts in Lanzarote for Sir Ernest Hall in his ‘Camel House Concert's' series. In 2012 she was awarded 143/150 (distinction) for ABRSM grade 8. She now studies with Helen Krizos. She was overall winner of the Scottish International Piano Competition Youth Prize in 2017 and has won the junior Beethoven Piano Society of Europe competiton as well as EPTA Croatia's International Youth competition.