Penelope gave her first piano recital in Jersey in 1980 in the Great Hall of Victoria College. Her current series of piano recitals began in 2007 and has been interrupted only once, in 2020 by the Covid pandemic. A graduate of the Paris Conservatoire, where she gained a Premier Prix, she was a pupil of the celebrated pianist Vlado Perlemuter who spent six months studying, with the composer, the piano works of Maurice Ravel.
Programme: Beethoven: Sonata in F# major no. 24 Op. 78; Chopin: 2 Nocturnes; Chopin: Sonata in B minor Op. 58; Chopin: Fantaisie in F minor Op. 49; Prokofiev: Sonata no.3 in A minor Op. 28; Debussy: Pour le Piano