In this video Simon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi, the Parnassius Piano Duo, perform the fearsome Scherzo from the Suite for Two Pianos by the little-known composer Percy Sherwood. They have just completed recording Percy Sherwood’s Suite for Two Pianos in C major, Percy Sherwood’s Sonata for Two Pianos in C minor, and  Hubert Parry’s Grosses Duo in E minor, for release on the Lyrita label later in the year.

Parnassius Rachmaninov

We hope you enjoy this new video from ParnassiusSimon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi. Recorded live at St. John’s Smith Square in 2017, the film features the piano duo’s arrangement for two pianos of the gorgeous Adagio from Rachmaninov’s Symphony no.2 in E minor, Op.27.

Parnassius Piano Duo - Simon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi

The Parnassius Piano Duo – Simon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi – make a welcome return to St John’s Smith Square in this celebration of American piano music, played on not one but two grand pianos!

Parnassius Piano Duo

Parnassius Piano Duo – Simon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi – are delighted give the opening concert in Cheltenham Music Society’s 2017-18 Season in the Pittville Pump Room, which is widely regarded as one of the finest small concert venues in the UK.

The Parnassius Piano Duo – Simon Callaghan and Hiroaki Takenouchi – look forward to entertaining audiences at St John’s Smith Square with a sumptuous programme for a Sunday afternoon which they will perform on two pianos.