Wednesday January 15th 7.30 pm
Tatjana Roos (violin)/ Ljubica Stojanovic (piano)
Bach: Violin sonata in C minor BWV 1017
Hindemith: Solo sonata Op 11 no 6
Brahms: Violin sonata in A major Op 100
The Celia string quartet
Mozart: String quartet in C K465 'Dissonance'
Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand
Tatjana Roos was born in London in 1997 and began playing the violin when she was three. She lived in Singapore for three years and during this time, aged 10, she played Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in public. In 2008, she gained entry to the Yehudi Menuhin School, and in 2010, won a first prize at the Andrea Postacchini International Violin Competition, Italy. In September 2015, Tatjana won a President's Distinction Award scholarship to study at New England Conservatory, Boston. She is a multiple prize-winner from international competitions, including Tunbridge Wells (UK), Henri Marteau (Germany), semi-finalist at the 2018 Singapore International Violin Competition and winner of the Manfred Grommek Prize at Kronberg Academy (Germany). Her extensive concerto repertoire is complemented with frequent travel to International Music Festivals, including The Verbier Festival Academy (Switzerland), IMS Prussia Cove (UK), Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival (USA) and Ravinia Steans Music Institute (USA. Recent performances include concertos with The City Chamber Ensemble (UK) and the Odessa National Opera Theatre Orchestra (Ukraine), the Mellon Chamber Music Festival in Davis (USA) and recital performances in London during summer 2018 with pianist, Yundu Wang.
Ljubica Stojanovic is from Serbia and obtained a Masters at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. She is the 1st prize-winner of over 20 national and international competitions, including the Windsor International Piano Competition in 2015, the Grand Prix International Competition for young pianists in Geneva, the National Competition of the Republic of Serbia in Belgrade and the Competition of Young Yugoslavian pianists.
She also won the 2nd prize at the 5th Memorial Isidor Bajic in Novi Sad in Serbia.
In 2015, Ljubica became an artist for the Concordia Foundationin London and for KNS Classical Record Label in Spain. She regularly performs across Europe.
Recipients of the St James's Chamber Music Prize, the Celia Quartet was formed at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2017. Since then it has performed in London at St Martin-in-the-Fields and St James's Piccadilly as well as many other venues in the UK and Italy. Last year the quartet played at a Wigmore Hall Study Group session, exploring Haydn's Op.64 quartets. The quartet recently performed together with the Echos Quartet for the opening concerts of the 15th North Norfolk Music Festival and collaborated with the renowned Italian pianist Stefania Cafaro at the “Note Di Un Sogno – Clara e Robert Schumann” Festival in Città della Pieve. They are mentored by Simon Rowland-Jones and have participated in masterclasses with Edward Dusinberre (Takács Quartet), Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin (Danish Quartet), Daniel Roberts (Castalian String Quartet), Dimity Hall (Goldner String Quartet) and Ursula Smith. They have been selected to join “Le Dimore del Quartetto” network and have been admitted into the Walter Stauffer Academy, joining the class of Quartetto di Cremona.
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