William Cuthbertson


Friday 10th March
3 pm.


Der Burgerspittel im Viererfeld, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach, Partita C-Moll
  • Franz Schubert, Sonate A-Dur
  • Maurice Ravel, Pavane pur une infante défunte, Valses nobles et sentimentales
Entrance free.
Burgerspittel im Viererfeld
Sat 1st April, 7.30pm

Concert with William Cuthbertson (Piano) and Stephan Ronkov (Organ)

  • F.Liszt Fantasy and Fuge on the Choral "Ad nos, ad salutem undam" for Organ
  • F.Liszt Sonata in B Minor for Piano
  • W Cuthbertson, Fantasy on the Gregorian chorale "Videns dominus...Lazare veni foras" for organ and piano
Collection. St.Margarethen Church, Waldkirch.
Kirche St.Margarethen
Fri 28th April

Pleasure journey in the time of Sturm und Drang and the Weimar Classic

  • Peter M. Ritter recites well-known and popular texts and poems by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • William Cuthbertson plays the Grand Sonata Pathetique Op.13 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Peter M. Ritter
Sun 9th July

Piano Matinée

  • Johann Sebastian Bach Partita C Minor BWV826
  • Franz Schubert, Sonate A Major D664
  • Maurice Ravel, Pavane pur une infante défunte, Valses nobles et sentimentales, Albordo del Gracioso
tickets 15€, 13€ concession, 7€ children under 16 Elztalmuseum, Waldkirch, Germany
Etzal Museum
Sat 9th
Sun 10th

Concert at Elfenau Park, Bern, Switzerland

  • J.S.Bach Goldberg Variations
Elfenau Park
27.September Bad Krozingen
28.September Lörrach
6.October Freiburg
7.October Schopfheim
20.October Bad Säckingen
9.November Schopfheim
9.December Emmendingen

Concert Season for the Old and Infirm with Ivetta Viatet, Violin(Russia)

  • Wolfgang Mozart Sonate G Major KV379
  • Pietro Antonio Fiocco, Allegro
  • Igor Stravinski, Russian Childrens Song
  • Bohuslav Martinu 3 Arabesques
  • Edward Elgar Salut d'amour Op.12
  • Henryk Wieniawski, Polonaise A-Dur Op.43
  • Pablo Sarasate, Introduction & Tarantella
Concert Season for the Old and Infirm with Ivetta Viatet (Russia), Violin
Sun 8th October

J.S.Bach, Goldberg Variations

Gutshof Güntert, Schloßgasse 4, 79295 Sulzburg-Laufen,Markgräflerland, Baden-Württemberg,Germany.Tickets from €20 - Buy here.
Gutshof Güntert
Wed 1st Nov

Piano Concert

With: Ekaterine Khvedelidze
  • César Franck/Zhukov Prélude, Fugue et Variation op. 18
  • Alexander Skrjabin: 12 Préludes, op. 11
  • Frédéric Chopin: 12 Préludes, op. 28
Donations welcome. Orgelbauersaal, Gewerbekanal 1, Waldkirch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Ekaterine Khvedelidze
Sat 4th Nov

Masterclass Participants Concert

  • Rosmarie Schmidt
    • W.A.Mozart, Sonata in C major K.279 First movement, Allegro
  • Agnes Joshi-Meili
    • J.Brahms, Intermezzo in A Minor, Op.76 No.7
  • Christian Loeschke
    • J.Brahms, Intermezzo in E flat major Op.117 No.1 Intermezzo in B Minor Op.117 No.2
  • Agnes Joshi-Meili
    • Genari Karganoff Op.10 No.1 Souvenir OP.10 No.2 Petite Valse
  • Saeko Saito
    • R.Schumann, Scherzo Op.32 No.1
    • F.Chopin Étude Ges Major Op.10 No.5
  • Robbert van Steijn
    • F.Liszt, Sonnetto di Petrarca 104
    • F.Chopin, Ballad in F Minor Op.52
Donations welcome. Orgelbauersaal, Orgelstiftung, Gewerbekanal 1, Waldkirch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Closing concert
Mon 20th Nov

Competition Concert

  • William Cuthbertson
    • F.Chopin: Barcarolle Op.60
    • F.Chopin : F minor Ballade Op.52
  • Eliane Reyes
    • M.Ravel, Jeux d’eau
    • C.Debussy : L’isle joyeuse
  • Saori Haji
    • C.Debussy: Reflets dans l’eau
    • F.Chopin : Waltz C sharp minor Op.64 No.2
    • M.Ravel : Scarbo
  • Siam Ratchada Auditorium, Yamaha Ratchadapisek Music School, Bangkok, Thailand.
    Friday 24th November

    Chopin Concert

    • Eliane Reyes
      • Chopin Waltzes
    • William Cuthbertson
      • Chopin Ballade Op.52 Nr.4 F minor
      • Chopin Barcarolle Op.60
    AUA Auditorium, Ratchadamnern Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Tickets:500 Baht, 200 Baht for students.
    AUA, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Fri 11th March

    Concert at Haus Sonneneck

    Kanderner Strasse 18, 79410 Badenweiler, Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
    • F.Schubert, Impromptu G flat major Op.90 No.3, Impromptu B flat major Op.142 No.3
    • A.Scrjabin, Sonata No.2 Op.19
    • F.Chopin, Sonata No.2 B flat minor Op.35
    Haus Sonneneck
    Sun 20th March

    Concert, Stiftung Beatus, Sigriswil, Switzerland

    • A.Scriabin Sonata Nr.2 Op.19
    • S.Rachmaninoff Prelude in D major Op.23 No.4
    • F.Schubert Impromptu G flat major Op.90 No.3
    • F.Chopin Sonata Nr.2 in B flat minor Op. 35
    Stiftung St.Beatus
    Wed 25th May

    Concert In the Balakhna Museum of History and Art, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

    • F.Chopin Sonata Nr.2 in B flat minor Op. 35
    • S.Rachmaninoff Polka de W.R.
    • F.Schubert Impromptu Ges-Dur Op.90 Nr.3, Impromptu B-Dur Op.142 Nr.3
    • A.Skrjabin Sonata No.2 Op.19
    Balakhna Museum für Geschichte und Kunst
    July 3rd
    11 a.m.

    Concert at the Elztalmuseum, Waldkirch

    • L.van Beethoven Sonata E flat major Op.31 No.3
    • F.Chopin 3 Mazurkas Op.59
    • R.Schumann Études Symphoniques Op.13
    Etzal Museum
    Sun 10th Juli
    11 am

    Duo recital Piano and Violin

    William Cuthbertson—piano, Carina Kaltenbach-Schonhardt-violin
    • L.van Beethoven, 1st mov, Sonata for violin und piano No.5 F major, Op. 24
    • F.Schubert, Impromptu G flat major Op.90 No.3 (piano)
    • Cesar Franck, Sonata for violin and piano A major
    • Antonin Dvorak, Humoresque
    • William Cuthbertson, Butterfly Bounce No.1
    • Fritz Kreisler, Schön Rosmarin
    Friedrich-Husemann Klinik, Friedrich-Husemann-Weg 8, 79256 Buchenbach, Freiburg, Germany
    William Cuthbertson, Carina Kaltenbach
    Wed August 31st

    Peter Feuchtwanger Memorial concert, Part 1

    To honour the legacy of the pianist, pedagogue and composer Peter Feuchtwanger, many of his former students will perform in two concert events.
    Rossinis "Semiramide" Overture, arr. Czerny, for 16 pianists on 8 pianos.
    At Pianohaus Lepthien ‪Schwarzwaldstraße 9A, 79117 Freiburg im Breisgau‬. Entry free. For all those who are interested in attending both events, there will be a direct bus transfer organised (from Freiburg to Waldkirch and back, for around 6€ each way). To book transport, please email: feuchtwanger-memorial@email.de.
    WedAugust 31st

    Peter Feuchtwanger Memorial concert, Part 2

    At the Baroque room, Elztalmuseum, Waldkirch.
    • Joseph Haydn, Adagio F Major Hob. XII/9 - Susanne von Laun
    • Franz Xaver Mozart, Andantino A Major FXWM:41 - Susanne von Laun
    • Joseph Haydn, Sauschneidercappriccio - Robert Bärwald
    • Peter Feuchtwanger, Variations - Lennart Speer
    • Franz Schubert, Walzes D779 No.1 (1823), Nr.2 Ländler D 366 Nr.3,4 - Agnes Joshi
    • Jean Sibelius, The Fir, Op.75 Nr.5 - Agnes Joshi
    • Peter Feuchtwanger, Tariqa No.2 - Christian Löschke
    • J.S. Bach, Andante from Piano Concerto in F minor BWV 1056 - Daniel Kasparian
    • Friedrich Kuhlau, Rondo C Major on Themes from Mozarts "Don Giovanni" - Daniel Kasparian
    • Peter Feuchtwanger, Study in the Eastern Idiom Op.3 (Macedonian and Bosnian)- Masako Kamikawa.
    • Elisabeth Jaquet de La Guerre, Prelude-Allemande-Menuet-Gavotte aus der Suite A-Moll - Anna Roth
    • Felix Mendelssohn, Bartholdy Fantasia in F sharp minor Op.28 Con motto Agitato, Allegro con Moto, Presto - Manfred Seewann
    • Ina Birk, Soniyage - Ina Birk
    • Giacinto Scelsi, Rotativa - Marianne Schroeder .
    • Frederik Chopin, Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op.post - Nina Attorf
    • Louis Moreau Gottschalk, La Gallina Op.53, Ojos Criollos, Dance Cubaine Op.37 - Stefan und Fedra Blido
    • Serge Bortkiewicz, Etüde Des-dur Op. 15, Nr. 8 - Klaus Cutik
    • Franz Liszt, Freudvoll und Leidvoll - Sophia Grech, mezzosoprano und Sanja Stefanovic, Klavier
    • Benjamin Vanden Heuvel, From 4 Short Piano Pieces No.3,4 Dirge and American Suite, with mprovisation - Sanja Stefanovic
    • César Cui, Causerie - William Cuthbertson
    • Franz Liszt, Consolation No.3 in Des Dur - Jorrit van den Ham
    • L. M. Gottschalk, Souvenirs d Andalousie - Jorrit van den Ham
    • Franz Schubert, Polonaisen D599 No. 1,2 - Paul Cibis und Mayuko Vetter
    • Manuel de Falla, Fire Dance from The Love Spell - Achim Clemens
    • Shura Cherkassky, Prelude Pathétique - Achim Clemens
    • Ludwig van Beethoven, 6 Bagatellen Op.126, No.1,2,3 - Jean Jaques Dünki
    • Robert Schumann, Evening - Andrew Kraus
    • Adolph von Henselt, Wiegenlied - Andrew Kraus
    • Franz Schubert, arr. Leopold Godowsky, Wiegenlied - Andrew Kraus
    • David Saperton, Zephyr - Andrew Kraus
    • E.Granados - Andaluza and Allegro de Concerto - Emma Stratton
    Tickets: 12€/10€(conc)/9€(children).
    Fri March 13

    Klappe11 : CHARLEY CHASE / LIMOUSINE LOVE At the Piano: William Cuthbertson

    Limousine Love One of the best short silent films ever with Charley Chase in the lead role! Chase was not an easy slapstick comedian, but coined a form of situation comedy in which he usually appeared as a shy, nervous average citizen or as a young daredevils. So also LIMOUSINE LOVE is hilarious: suddenly discover Chase has on the way to his own wedding that a naked, totally unknown woman is in the back seat of his car ... Admission: Adults € 5.50. At Kommunales Kino, Fabrikstrasse 16, 79183 Waldkirch, Germany
    Klappe11 Festival
    Sat 28th
    Sun 29th March


    • Beethoven Sonata E flat major "Les Adieux" Op.81a
    • Chopin Tarantella A flat major Op.43
    • Granados The maiden and the nightingale ( Goyescas)
    • Glinka, arr. M.Balakirew "The lark"
    • F.Liszt, Verdi Rigoletto Fantasy
    • A.Skrjabin (1872-1915) Poème F sharp major Op.32 No.1, Sonata No.4 Op.30
    Sun 19th April
    11 am


    • Chopin, 24 Preludes Op.28
    • Schriabin, 24 Preludes Op.11
    Orgelbauersaal, Gewerbekanal 1, Waldkirch, Germany.
    Sun 19th September

    Benefit Concert donated for the renovation of the community center

    • William Cuthbertson (Piano)
    • Heinz Vogel (Piano)
    • Carina Kaltenbach-Schonhardt (Violin)
    • Nicole Friedrich (Violin)
    • Katharina Weeber (Viola)
    • Carolina Berghorn (Violoncello)
    • Michael Bornhak (Double Bass)
    • Frauke Hoffmann (Mezzosoprano)
    • Fritz Schätzle (Baritone)
    • Ursula Disch (Acordion and French Chansons)
    At the Catholic community center, Kirchplatz, 79183 Waldkirch. Eintritt frei, Spenden willkommen zu heissen.
    Katholisches Gemeindezentrum Waldkirch
    Mon 5th October

    The musician Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915) Concert and lecture

    Catholic community center , Church Square 7, Waldkirch.
    At the Piano: William Cuthberson, Waldkirch;
    Introduction: Dr. Ulrich Ruh, a journalist from Elzach.

    Music: inter alia, Sonata No.5 and 6.
    Entry 3€
    Sun October 25th
    11 am

    The musician Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915) Concert and lecture

    Catholic community center , Church Square 7, Waldkirch. At the Piano: William Cuthberson, Waldkirch. Concert including:
    • Alexander Scriabin
      • Etude E major Op.8 Nr. 5
      • Etude G sharp minor Op.8 Nr.9
      • Etude B flat minor Op.8 Nr.11
      • Etude D sharp minor Op.8 Nr.12
      • Etude F sharp major Op.42 Nr.4
      • Etude C sharp minor Op.42 Nr.5
      • Etude D flat major Op.42 Nr.6
      • Etude F minor Op.42 Nr.7
      • Sonata No.2 Op.19
      • Sonata No.4 Op.30
    • Sergei Rachmaninoff
      • Polka de W.R.
      • Prelude D major Op.23 Nr.4
      • Prelude G minor Op.23 Nr.5
      • Prelude C minor Op.23 Nr.7
      • Etude E flat major Op.33 Nr.7
      • Etude C minor Op.39 Nr.1
      • Etude E flat minor Op.39 Nr.5
      • Etude D minor Op.39 Nr.8
    Elztal Museum, Kirchplatz 14, D-79183 Waldkirch, Germany. 17€, 15€ (concession), 9€ (children)
    Sun 27th December

    Poetry and Piano

    Hymne an die Nacht by Novalis, plus piano pieces by Chopin, Skrjabin and Schumann. With Martin Lunz (Spoken Word) and William Cuthbertson (Piano). At Haus Sonneneck, Kanderner Strasse 18, 79410 Badenweiler, Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Tickets 12 €.
    Martin Lunz+William Cuthbertson
    Sun 26th January

    New Years Concert with William Cuthbertson and Gao Weimo

    J.S.Bach, 3 Suites C major(Cello)
    Cui, Causerie (Piano)
    Liu Zhuang, Romantic piece
    Xu Xiyi, lullaby (Piano & Cello)
    W.Cuthbertson. 3 Little Pieces (Cello & Piano)
    F. Chopin, Nocturne in F major Op.15 No.1. (Piano)
    F. Chopin, Nocturne in F sharp major Op.15 No.2 (Piano)
    P.Tchaikovsky. Rococo Variations Op.33
    €10 Tickets now available from Jäger und Brommer, Gewerbekanal 1, Waldkirch. Tel: 07681 3927 (They can be ordered now and picked up just before  the concert) or from  Buchhandlung Augustiniok, Langestr. 25-29, Waldkirch. Tel: 07681 409041. (must be picked up on the morning of 25th January at the latest)
    Orgelbauersaal, Gewerbekanal 1, 79183 Waldkirch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
    Gao Weimo+William Cuthbertson
    Thu 30th January 8pm

    Eurythmy Hall Concert

    • C.Cui : "Causerie" (Piano)
    • Liu Zhuang : Romantisches Stück (Piano und Cello), Improvisation 1 (Piano und Cello)
    • W.Cuthbertson: Nocturne (Piano) + Walzes (Piano) +3 Short Pieces(Piano+Cello) +Improvisation 2 (Piano + Cello)
    • Xu Xiyi :Lullaby (Piano + Cello)
    • F.Chopin: Nocturne F Major  (Piano) Op.15 Nr.1+ Nocturne F# Major (Piano) Op.15 Nr.2
    • P.Tschaikowski : Rococo Variations (Piano + Cello) Op.33
    Klinic lahnhohe,Am Kurpark 1, 56112 Lahnstein, Germany. Entry Free
    Sun 6th April

    Trio Recital

    • Margriet van Reisen, Mezzo-soprano;
    • Antoine Billet, Cello;
    • William Cuthbertson, Piano
    Elztalmuseum, Waldkirch, Germany. Admission: €17 / €15 / Children €9
    • Joseph Glaeser - Four Songs
    • Dmitri Shostakovich - Song of Ophelia
    • Peter I. Tchaikovsky - Valse sentimental Only he who knows longing
    • Alexandr Dargomiskji - Ana Pridjot
    • Johannes Brahms - My love is green, down there in the valley, Och Modr, ich well n Ding hahn
    • Paul Graener - Three Songs 'A voice and cello music'
    • Felix Mendelssohn - Songs without Words
    • Alphons Diepenbrock - Berceuse
    • Jules Massenet - Elegy
    Antoine Billet
    24 June 8pm

    Live Music with William Cuthbertson and Carina Kaltenbach

    • Dvorak Humoresque
    • Tchaikovski Sérénade melancolique
    • 2 Bulgarian Folk Songs, champagne reception.
    Reisebüro am Markt/Fiore, Lange Straße 65,Waldkirch, Germany.
    Admission free, donations for the musicians are welcome
    Carina Kaltenbach
    Tue 24th June

    Mozart to Bob Dylan

    Waldkirch musicians sing and play music from "Mozart to Bob Dylan" for victims of the fire disaster in Valparaiso with Wolfgang Brommer, William Cuthbertson, Stephan Ronkov, Frauke Hofmann, Carina Kaltenbach, Manuel Torres, Adrian Oswalt and Markus Trenkle. Stadtkapelle Waldkirch, Lange Strasse, Germany
    Mozart to Bob Dylan
    Sun 13th July 11am

    Piano Recital with William Cuthbertson

    • L.van Beethoven, Sonate E-flat major Op.81a "Les Adieux"
    • F:Chopin, Berceuse D-flat major Op.57, Tarantella A-flat major Op.43
    • F.Liszt, Verdi Rigoletto Paraphrase
    • Glinka, arr. M.Balakirew "The Lark"
    • E.Granados, The Maiden and the Nightingale (Goyescas)
    • J.Brahms, Variations on a Theme of Paganini Op.35 Book 1
    Elztalmuseum, Kirchplatz 14, Waldkirch, Germany. Entry: 17€/15€ Children 9€
    William Cuthbertson at Piano
    Mon 4th August

    Informal Concert.

    at Islay Hotel (Sponsor)
    Charlotte Street, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay, Scotland, PA42 7DF
    Islay Hotel
    Wed 6th. August
    12 noon

    Informal Concert

    at Ardbeg Distillery (Sponsor)
    Port Ellen, Islay, Argyll, Scotland, PA42 7EA
    Islay Centre
    Fri 8th August

    Concert with William Cuthbertson and Fiona Middleton ("Fiona of the seals") , Violin, Vocals

    Works by Franck, Kreisler, Elgar, Fauré, Liszt, Cuthbertson and Middleton
    Islay Gaelic Centre (Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle), Bowmore,PA43 7LN, Islay, Scotland.
    Entry: £10
    Thu 16th October

    Poetry and Piano

    "Time - eternity - Transience: A Journey" / Litera theater, Martin Lutz & William Cuthbertson Orgelbauersaal, Gewerbekanal 1, Waldkirch. Doors open 19:30 | Admission 10 €. A collage of texts to "time-eternity -Transience" paired with piano music by and with William Cuthbertson opens the listeners new spaces, also by connecting the recitations of the actor Martin Lutz. A voice and sound journey This performance is part of the Waldkirch Culture Week
    Wilhelm Busch Abend
    Sun 19th October

    Musical love time travel "Love through the Ages" with duo Frauke Hofmann (Mezzo-soprano), and William Cuthbertson (Grand Piano)

    At Orgelbauersaal Gewerbekanal 1, Waldkirch. The mezzo-soprano Frauke Hofmann and the concert pianist William Cuthbertson provide the theme of love in the musical world over the centuries. Has this changed over time? The journey from the Renaissance to modern times will be presented, including songs, arias, and piano music by Dowland, Bizet, Rachmaninov, Weil and Yiddish Tango, illuminated by music, complemented by explanations, which demonstrates love.through the ages in a great program, including "Habanera" from Carmen and "Liebestraum" by Liszt. This performance is part of the Waldkirch Culture Week
    Frauke Hofmann


    • F.Schubert, Sonata in B flat major D 960
    • J. Brahms (1833-1897), 6 Piano Pieces.
    Waldkirch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
    September 28th
    September 29th

    Piano recital

    • Schubert Sonate in B flat D 960
    • Brahms 6 Piano Pieces Op.118
    Entry free, collection.
    Elfenau Park, Bern, Switzerland.Elfenauweg 50, 3006 Bern.
    October 10th

    Poems and piano

    Poems by Wilhelm Busch. Music by William Cuthbertson. Entry free, collection. Haus Sonneneck, Badenweiler.
    poems and piano
    October 12th

    Poems und piano

    Poems by Wilhelm Busch, Music by William Cuthbertson, Tickets €10
    Orgelbauersaal, Gewerbekanal 1, Waldkirch. Baden-Württemberg,Germany


    • Beethoven Sonata Bflat major Op.106, "Hammerklavier"
    • Works by Debussy
    • Balakirew, "Islamei"


    • Hudié Duo with Sun Yiqi (Violin)

    Waldirch Culture Week (Arts Festival)

    • Hudié Duo with Fiona Middleton (Violin)
    • Works by Brahms, Franck, Cuthbertson and Middleton.
    5th Oktober, 8pm,

    Waldirch Culture Week

    William Cuthbertson (Piano) und his sister Fiona Middleton (Violin/Voice) perform works by Bach, Dvorak, Franck. Orgelbauersaal, Gewerbekanal 1. Entry 12€, Kinder 6€

    Waldirch Culture Week (Arts Festival)

    Gershwin with the Waldkirch Brass Ensemble. Waldkirch Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
    Waldircher  Kulturwochen

    Tour with Fiona Middleton

    Forest Row , inluding the premiére of the Winnie-the-Pooh Suite for violin solo (dedicated to Sun Yiqi) by William Cuthbertson , Stonehouse, Manchester (charity), Liverpool Cathedral, Watford, Wadhurst, St.James Piccadilly, London (Beethoven's "Hammerklavier" Sonata)
    Nov.26th 2012 invSt.James, Piccadilly, London, England, where William spielte Beethovens Hammerklavier-Sonate
    24th July,
    24th September,
    17th October,
    29th October

    Liszt Concerts

    • Robert Schumann Fantasie in C
    • Franz Liszt, Sonata in B Minor
    • Franz Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody No. 4
    • Franz Liszt, Liebesträume - Three Nocturnes: No. 1 A flat major, No. 2 in E major, No. 3 A flat major
    • Franz Liszt, Sonetto del Petrarca from Anne de pelerinage , Deuxième Année - Italie
    • Franz Liszt, Vallée d'Obermann from Anne de pelerinage, Première Année - Suisse
    Elztalmuseum, Orgelstiung. Gemeindezentrum St.Margarethen, Waldkirch Baden-Württemberg, Germany
    1st March, 1st April, 11th July, 19th September, 8th October

    Chopin Concerts 2010

    • 4 Scherzos,4 Ballades
    • Etudes
    • Impromptues, Preludes
    • 14 Waltzes, Barcarolle,Fantasie, Berceuse
    • 3 Sonatas
    • Selected Polonaises,Mazurkas and Nocturnes
    Orgelstiftung, Elztalmuseum, Gemeindezentrum St. Margarethen, WaldkirchBaden-Württemberg, Germany