Wednesday March 18th 2020 7.30 pm
Emily Sun (violin)
Tatiana Chernyshova (cello)
Ilya Kondratiev (piano)
Arensky: Piano trio in D minor Op 32
Tchaikovsky: Piano trio in A minor Op 50
Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand
Australian violinist Emily Sun is rapidly gaining international recognition as a rising soloist. She was recently named the 2018 ABC Australian Young Performer of the Year. She was awarded the Gold Medal and named Commonwealth Musician of the Year at the 2016 Royal Overseas League Music Competition UK. She is a prizewinner in many international competitions including the Yampolsky International Violin Competition (Russia), Brahms International Violin Competition (Austria), and Lipizer International Violin Competition (Italy) and she was selected as a Young Concert Artist for The Tillett Trust and Making Music UK. Emily studied at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and since 2011 has studied at the Royal College of Music with Itzhak Rashkovsky, graduating Bachelor of Music and Masters of Music with First Class Honours, and Artist Diploma. Emily was awarded the Tagore Gold Medal from the Royal College of Music, presented to her by HRH Prince of Wales.
Russian cellist Tatiana Chernyshova studied at the Moscow Special Music School before moving to the UK to study at the Royal Northern College of Music and then completing her Master of Arts at the Royal Academy of Music. She has performed extensively throughout Europe, the UK and Russia as both a soloist and chamber musician. As a member of Southbank Sinfonia 2015 Tatiana has performed in the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican, Cadogan Hall, Hong Kong City Hall. As a member of the Stella Quartet, Tatiana made her Wigmore Hall debut in July 2013, performed in the 2014 Wigmore Hall concert series For Crying Out Loud and gave the UK premiere of Pereria's Strophe in Duke's Hall. She is an enthusiastic teacher and workshop leader. Her outreach experience includes working alongside members of London Sinfonietta with ‘KX collective', assisting Fraser Trainer and Melinda Maxwell at workshops held by Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, and working with members of the ‘Ignite' ensemble.
Ilya Kondratiev is the prize-winner of several renowned international music competitions, including Frederyk Chopin Hannover 2011, Franz Liszt Budapest 2011, Franz Liszt Weimar 2011, the Fifth Tbilisi 2013 and Brant Birmingham 2015. Born in Russia, he studied at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with the distinguished teacher and People's Artist of Russia Zinaida Ignatieva. In 2014 he moved to London in order to further his studies at the Royal College of Music under Vanessa Latarche and Sofia Gulyak, graduating with a Master of Performance and an Artist Diploma in Performance. He also won the Beethoven Senior Intercollegiate Competition in 2015 and the prestigious Chappell Gold Medalin 2016. Ilya performs extensively as a soloist and chamber music player at venues such as the Great Hall of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Gasteig Munich, Weimarhalle, Palace of Arts in Budapest, Palacio de Festivales de Santander, and the Great Hall of the Tbilisi Conservatoire. He is a Piano Professor at the Royal College of Music.
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