Wednesday June 12th 7.30 pm
Ensembles from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Boglarka Gyorgy (violin) Andrey Ivanov (piano) /
Olga Eckert(violin) Yahan Chen (cello) Mun Chew (piano)
Mozart: Violin sonata in G K301
Dvorak: Piano trio in B flat Op 21
Schumann: Fantasiestücke for piano trio Op 88
Brahms: Violin sonata in D minor Op 108
Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand
Boglárka György was born in Hungary and graduated from the Liszt Academy in Budapest with the highest honours in 2017. She also studied with full scholarship at Buchmann-Mehta School of Music in Israel. She has regularly been placed in the top three in major European violin competitions. She made her debut concert playing Bartók 2nd violin concerto with Savaria Symphony Orchestra at the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy.. Boglárka is currently a recipient of the Weingarten Memorial Trust Scholarship. She is playing on a Dutch violin by Cuypers from 1797, kindly on loan from Harrison-Frank Family Foundation.
Andrey Ivanov was born in 1990 in Belarus and gave his first concerto performance when aged nine. He studied in Minsk and at the Moscow State Conservatoire until 2016. Since then he has been studying at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire with Pascal Nemirovski. He won 1st prize in the international piano competitions in Belgrade (“Jeunesse Musicales”), and in Minsk, as well as 4th prize at the Jose Iturbi piano competition in Valencia. He has played in many prestigious venues in Russia and the UK.