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Andrea is a versatile pianist performing regularly as soloist, vocal and instrumental accompanist, and chamber musician based in London. Her professional work encompasses classical recitals, private events, recording sessions, cruise ship engagements and interactive therapeutic concerts in care homes and hospitals.

My Piano Diary

Sundays 1-4PM, Clarendon Hotel Blackheath
When I am not performing concerts on land or at sea, you can hear me play at the Clarendon Hotel in Blackheath. Listen to my chilled piano cocktail as you enjoy a delicious afternoon tea, or Sunday lunch with your friends or family. Drop me a message to make sure that I will be there on the day you plan your visit.
5th July Final
5 July 2022, 8 PM, Mycenae House, SE3 7SE
Here is my next project; raising funds for the incredible Lost Chord Dementia Charity in collaboration with the Reach Out Project at Mycenae House. We are raising money to introduce vital interactive music sessions for people living with dementia in Blackheath and Greenwich area, performed by professional musicians.
This concert will feature the local choir Take Note Blackheath and Lost Chord's musician, and CEO of the charity Clare Langan. You may have spotted Clare on Channel 4 recently as she was finishing her 100k Superhero Challenge live on TV! You can watch the video HERE.

My musical marathon for Ukraine 💛💙

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25 May 2022, 7:30 PM, St Saviour's Church, Brockley Rise
St Saviour’s Church (Brockley Rise) and Opera at Home came together to actively support the cause of the Ukrainian people, staging a concert with professional classical singers and musicians. Recording of the Ukrainian national anthem as performed at the concert and arranged by Jan Karl Ratio, is available on YouTube.
This concert raised £1,088 for British Ukrainian Aid, thank you!
YouTube Recording
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23 April 2022, 3 PM, The Plumstead Centre, SE18 1JL,
East meets West in the blend of gentle yoga class, mantras chanting and mindful relaxation, accompanied by soothing classical piano music.
The Sivananda yoga teacher Marc Leonard and classical pianist Andrea Kmecova invite you to a mindful yoga class to relax, meditate and recharge.
TICKETS: £15 per person. 50% of profits from this event go to British Ukrainian Aid.
28 April 2022, 7 PM, Clarendon Hotel Blackheath, SE3 0RW
Join me for a musical evening with the opportunity to perform in a friendly and relaxed setting. Open to all local amateur musicians, not only Piano Maestros students. Email Andrea at pianistandrea@gmail.com if you'd like to come along. LINK TO THE EVENT.
The event is free, but please make a donation to British-Ukrainian Aid.
7 May 2022, 11:30 PM, Steinway Hall Excursion, 44 Marylebone Lane, London, W1U 2DB
Steinway Hall have generously allowed me to visit their showroom in London with my Piano Maestros students. Having this opportunity is a real treat! If you'd like to enquire about joining the excursion, please email me at pianistandrea@gmail.com.
The event is free, but please make a donation to British-Ukrainian Aid.
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26 May 2022, 7:30 PM, Holy Trinity Church, N4 4EL
It was a great pleasure to play for some brilliant musicians and raise funds for Ukraine together. 100% of ticket income was donated to the Disaster Emergency Committee Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. Click here for more details about the appeal. This concert was organised as part of Stroud Green Festival collection.
This concert raised £686.00 - thank you!

Past Concerts

12 December 2021, 7PM, Christmas Concert Dinner
West Lodge Park hotel in Enfield is well-known for its classical events, and I am very much looking forward to performing 'A FESTIVE NIGHT OF CLASSICAL MUSIC' with The London Soprano, the wonderful Joanne McGahon. You'll hear arias from operas including The Marriage of Figaro, Carmen, Rusalka, and Puccini interspersed with festive songs and classic piano solos by Chopin, Debussy and Tchaikovsky.
16-17 December 2021, Lost Chord concert tour with Orpheus Leander (violin), and Julia White, London

18 December 2021, 3PM, Classical musicians based in Blackheath, Harriet Murray (violin) and Andrea Kmecova (piano) would like to invite you to a special festive afternoon tea concert at the heart of Blackheath village, the Clarendon Hotel. Programme to include Ladies in Lavender (Nigel Hess), Nutcracker (Tchaikovsky), Liebesleid (Kreisler), Chanson de Matin (Elgar), Valse in C-sharp minor (Chopin) and more! !!! EVENT CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances. Feel free to email me for more info at pianistandrea@gmail.com.

The Big Xmas Singalong
22 December 2021, 6PM - The Big Xmas Singalong,
I would like to invite ALL my friends, followers and fans for an evening of true music-making. So, please join me to celebrate Christmas together this year. Don't forget to bring your festive outfit, some good cheer, and if you can sing or play - even better! There is a piano, and you can bring along your guitar, clarinet, trombone, shakers, or jingle bells to join in. Or, you could shine alone and play us a solo!

October 2021

15 October 2021, 7:30 PM, "Film Music", Oboe and piano recital with Julia White as part of Herne Hill Festival, London.
25-29 October 2021, Lost Chord concert tour with Joanne McGahon (soprano), South Yorkshire
31 October 2021, 7:30 PM, "She Writes Songs", concert with Patricia Hammond (mezzo), Matt Redman (multi-instrumentalist) and Clare Norburn (soprano), as part of Stroud Green Festival, London.

July-August 2021

1 July 2021, Private event at Notting Hill with Nicola Mills
4 July 2021, 12-3 PM "Piano at The Kitchen", Sunday lunch accompanied by live piano music. The Kitchen, High Street, Sidcup.
24 July 2021, Clarendon Hotel Blackheath, Private Event
7 August 2021, Private event at Brocket Hall, Hatfield, Welwyn Garden City
Piano Plus Oboe #3

June 2021

6 June 2021, 8 PM via Zoom, "Piano Plus Oboe"
A relaxed recital performed live on Zoom from my living room in Charlton, South East London.

13 June, 11 AM, Kino-Teatr, St. Leonards-on-Sea, "A Garden of Songs"
Coffee concert with Patricia Hammond. Songs by female composers, including Teresa del Riego, Liza Lehman, Amy Woodforde-Finden, Caroline Sheridan Norton, Avril Coleridge-Taylor, Maybe Brahe and more.
FINAL Mindful Piano Plus
28 March 2021, 5 PM via Zoom, "Mindful Piano Plus"
Zoom recording from the concert has been uploaded to my YouTube channel. WATCH NOW. If you enjoy the recording, please consider leaving a tip. Thank you!
You will be treated to meditative music, including Bach, Massenet, Chopin, Rachmaninov, Debussy, Villa-Lobos, Morriccone, Part and Glass.
The experience of listening to peaceful piano compositions will be enriched by short meditation at the start and at the end of the concert by the Sivananda yoga teacher Marc Leonard.
Piano Plus #1-2
13 February, 7 PM via Zoom, "Piano Plus Love"
The inaugural concert of my brand-new Piano Plus series with special guests Patricia Hammond (mezzo) and Matt Redman (banjo). The Valentine's weekend concert explored different takes on love in music by Bach, Brahms, Woodforde-Finden, Lehmann, Gershwin, and Grieg.

Footage of the second part of the concert (the trio) is available on my YouTube Channel. If you enjoy the recording, please consider leaving a tip. Thank you! WATCH NOW.
0 The Nutcracker Story
19 December 2020, 7 PM via ZOOM “The Nutcracker Story”
Not orchestra or dancers, but two pianists, Andrea Kmecova and Naufal Mukumi, presented Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite as you have not heard it or seen it before. This is concert raised £220 for the World Harmony Orchestra (Registered Community Interest Company), London based ensemble of professional musicians performing for peace and humanitarian causes. Donation can be made via PayPal link on their website HERE.
4 December 2020, 1 PM via ZOOM “She Sings Christmas Songs”
Pre-recorded session with Patricia Hammond (mezzo-soprano), Hosted by LSE Library.

20 November 2020, 1 PM via ZOOM, “She wrote the songs”
Pre-recorded session with Patricia Hammond (mezzo-soprano), Hosted by Illuminate Women's Music Digital Series. Concert is still available on my YouTube Channel, WATCH NOW.
Lockdown Piano Party 31-May-2020
31 May 2020, 6 PM via ZOOM “Lockdown Piano Party”
Fundraising concert streamed live from my living room, in support of MumsAid, the award-winning charity based in Greenwich, South East London. I was joined by a special guest, my friend and colleague, harpsichordist Petra Hajduchova. This concert raised £900 for the charity, and it has been uploaded to my YouTube channel HERE.

Direct Video Links

Chopin, Ballade no.2
F Major opus 38

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Patricia Hammond
Andrea Kmecova

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Ivanov & Kmecova Duo (Clarinet and Piano)

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