Wednesday October 9th 7.30 pm
Tim Crawford (violin)
Tim Posner (cello)
Jâms Coleman (piano)
Beethoven: Cello sonata in G minor Op 5 no 2
Beethoven: Piano trio in B flat Op 11
Debussy: Violin Sonata
Brahms: Piano trio in B major Op 8
Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand
Tim Crawford recently completed his undergraduate degree at the Guildhall School of Music in London, being awarded a Concert Recital Diploma, Ivan Sutton Chamber Prize and Lord Mayor's Prize for the highest mark across the music department, and was subsequently invited to return as a Chamber Fellow. Being born to two violinist parents, Tim began his musical training very young. From the age of 4 he attended the Royal Academy of Music, eventually winning all available prizes before leaving at 18. From 2011 to 2014 Tim was a member of the Celan Quartet. Tim has attended the IMS Prussia Cove masterclasses since he turned 18, and in 2018 he was invited to play on the IMS Open Chamber Music Tour, a UK tour ending at the Wigmore Hall in London. He regularly appears in Europe's finest chamber festivals. He plays a Ferdinand Gagliano, c.1770.
Tim Posner was born in London in 1995 and studied at the Junior Department of the Royal Academy of Music. He is currently a pupil of Leonid Gorokhov in Hanover. He made his concerto debut at the age of 14, and the following year he performed Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations at Cadogan Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Since then he has performed widely across Europe and Asia. As a chamber musician, Tim regularly plays in various ensembles and has given recitals across Europe and Asia. He was the cellist of the Celan Quartet, who were Quartet in Residence at the 2014 Musikdorf Ernen Festival in Switzerland. Tim was recently awarded the very prestigious Gundlach Musikpreis.
Born in Anglesey, North Wales, Jâms Coleman is studying at the Royal Academy of Music with Professor Christopher Elton and Michael Dussek. Jâms is a versatile musician and has won prizes as a soloist and accompanist. He is an Oxford Lieder Young Artist and a Samling Artist. His engagements include performances with James Gilchrist, Sir John Tomlinson, Nicholas Mulroy and Andrew Kennedy. He has performed at Wigmore Hall, on the BBC World Service, live on Radio 3's In Tune, at the Leeds and Oxford Lieder Festivals and at the Three Choirs Festival. Jâms graduated in June from Girton College, Cambridge. He also has experiencing working as a Musical Director and repetiteur and in 2014 he conducted fifteen performances of Eugene Onegin across Wales