Wednesday April 15th 2020 7.30 pm
Mathilde Milwidsky (violin)
John Reid (piano)
Beethoven: Sonata in G Op 30 no 3
Sibelius: A selection of dances
Pisendel: Solo sonata in A minor
Kreisler: Recitative & Scherzo Caprice
The De Beauvoir piano trio
Enyuan Khong, violin
Charlotte Kaslin, cello
Yundu Wang, piano
Beethoven: Piano trio in E flat Op 1 no 1
Piazzolla: Seasons for piano trio: Summer and Spring
Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand
Born in London in 1994, 25 year old Mathilde Milwidsky has performed as a soloist at venues in the UK such as the Royal Festival Hall, the Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, St John's Smith Square, Cadogan Hall and the Royal Albert Hall as well as across Europe. Mathilde was the sole British violinist to be selected for the 2019 Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition in Brussels and recently won 3rd Prize at the Windsor Festival International String Competition 2019. She won 1 st prize in the Aurora Music Competition 2018 (Sweden) and won the String Section of the 2017 Royal Overseas League Music Competition. She became a St John's Smith Square Young Artist for the 2017/18 season. Mathilde's studies began at the Royal College of Music Junior Department and she subsequently studied at the Royal Academy of Music under György Pauk, graduating in July 2017 with First Class Honours. She is currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München, generously funded by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust.
John Reid is a pianist of notable versatility and range, with wide experience as an outstanding chamber musician, song accompanist, soloist and exponent of new music. He is a principal of the Aurora Orchestra, with whom he has appeared at the major London concert venues and elsewhere. He has recorded numerous times for Radio 3 and made several CDs. He studied at Clare College, Cambridge and at the Royal Academy of Music. He was a recipient of the 2004 Gerald Moore Award and the 2003 Kathleen Ferrier and Maggie Teyte Pianist Prizes, and he is now an Associate of the RAM. Increasingly in demand as a coach of chamber music, he teaches in London at both the RAM and at Goldsmiths College.
Enyuan Khong is currently Fellow at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She graduated with First Class Honours in her Master Degree at the Guildhall, as well as from Jesus College, Oxford, reading German. Among Enyuan's prizes are the Ivan Sutton Prize, St James Prize, string section finalist in the Royal Overseas League Competition and a Fellowship of the Royal Schools of Music with Distinction As an active solo and chamber musician, Enyuan performs regularly in venues across London and the UK, including the Barbican and Wigmore Halls.
Charlotte Kaslin studied in Paris until 2014 when she transferred to the Royal Academy of Music. She just has gained her Masters degree with Distinction, and the DipRam for an outstanding final Recital, before transferring to the Royal College of Music. She was awarded the Thompson Family Charitable Trust Award, the Peter Halling memorial prize and the Ann Driver Trust Scolarship. She has performed around the world (China, Italy, Germany, France, UK...) as soloist, and as chamber and orchestral musician.
Yundu Wang, a Chinese-American classical pianist, graduated with honours from the New England Conservatory of Music. She also studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, graduating with distinction. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the Guildhall School. Yundu has won top prizes at the Honours Competition at the New England Conservatory of Music, the Seiler International Piano Competition, the Julia Crane International Piano Competition, the Cincinnati World Piano Competition, and the Gavrilin International Piano Competition. She has performed in venues throughout the U.K., the U.S., and Europe, as well as in Russia and Israel.
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