Pianio soloist on key

Jordian pianist Lyad Sughayer is the guest at the Borders Music and Arts Society’s concert at Mellerstain House on Thursday, May 22, at 7.30pm.

The young soloist will play works by Mozart, Haydn, Beetthoven and Liszt.

Born in 1993, he started playing when he was five and received early lessons from conductor and composer Mohammad Uthamn Sidiq in Amman. His first concert was aged eight with the National Music Conservatory Orchestra.

At the Chetham School of Music, he was in the class of Scottish pianist Murray McLachlan and now studies under him at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.

Supper must be pre-booked and call 01750 21687 for tickets.