Lunchtime concert: Nataly Ganina, piano

Chichester Cathedral's popular lunchtime concerts take place on Tuesdays at 1.10pm during term time, in the spectacular setting of the Cathedral Nave. They are free and last approximately 50 minutes. There is a retiring collection.


Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
Impromptu in A-flat major, op. 29 no. 1

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
Movements from The Seasons
March: Song of the Lark
November: Troika
December: Christmas

Frédéric Chopin (1810–1849)
Nocturne in B-flat minor, op. 9 no. 1
Mazurka in B minor, op. 30 no. 2

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)
Prelude in B minor, op. 32 no. 10
Etude-Tableau in B minor, op. 39 no. 4
Prelude in D major, op. 23 no. 4
Prelude in G major, op. 32 no. 5
Prelude in G-sharp minor, op. 32 no. 12
Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5



Nataly is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, class of Nigel Clayton, where she was supported by St. Marylebone Educational Foundation and the Henry Wood Accommodation Trust. Nataly began her piano studies at Riga, Latvia when she was 5 years of age. After winning the local competition “Talent of Latvia” she gave her first solo concert in 2012 in the Golden Hall of Riga Latvian society. In 2014, after receiving Diploma of Distinction at the Chopin International Piano Competition, she was honoured with an opportunity to participate in the international masterclass series by chairman of the jury, Lauri Vainmaa. Since then she has regularly participated in many competitions and masterclasses in Latvia and abroad. Nataly has participated in masterclasses of Dmitri Bashkirov, Ivari Ilja, Mikhail Voskresensky,  and Anton Lyakhovsky. Every year she takes part in the international masterclasses in Avinurme, Estonia. She has graduated from Jurmala Secondary Music School where she studied with associate professor Artur Cinguev who graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, class of Elisso Virsaladze. Apart from the solo career, Nataly has played in chamber ensembles, especially piano trios and quartets. Her debut performance with orchestra was when she was 13 years old, when she performed with Latvian National Symphony Orchestra as well as chamber orchestra "Kremerata Baltica".