Thursday 26 November 4.00 pm
Streamed LIVE concert in an empty church
Natalia Lomeiko (violin)
Yuri Zhislin (violin/viola)
Alexander Karpeyev (piano)
Bruch: ‘Nachtgesang' Op 83 no 6 (7')
Beethoven: Violin sonata in A Op 47 "Kreutzer" (32')
Beethoven: Violin sonata in E flat Op 12 no 3 (18')
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Natalia Lomeiko was born in Novosibirsk, Russia in 1979, and made her debut with the Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra when aged 7. She later at studied at the Menuhin School with Lord Menuhin, and at the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy. She won many international prizes including the Gold Medal and 1st prize in the Premio Paganini International Violin Competition in Italy and the 1st prize in the Michael Hill International Violin Competition in New Zealand. Natalia has performed as a soloist with many orchestras, such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Lord Menuhin, and the Philharmonia, and performed extensively in most of the prestigious London venues. In the next concert season Natalia will collaborate with Maxim Vengerov in Mendelssohn's Octet and Mozart's Concertone, will tour as soloist with the Moscow State Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Simonov and participate in numerous chamber music Festivals in Italy, Austria, Germany, Japan and New Zealand. She is a Professor at the Royal College of Music
Yuri Zhislin was born in 1974 into the musical family of well-known Russian violinist Grigori Zhislin. He studied in his native Moscow and later at the Royal College of Music in London. He has given recitals and performed in concerts with numerous orchestras in London and throughout Europe, the USA, South America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. In high demand as a chamber musician, Yuri regularly appears both on the violin and the viola at festivals around the world. His chamber music partners have included Maria Joao Pires, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Michael Collins, Natalie Clein, Chloe Hanslip and Ashley Wass. He is the founder and Artistic Director of the Russian Virtuosi of Europe, an ensemble that brings together some of the finest young Russian musicians based in Western Europe. He is professor of violin and viola at the Royal College of Music and gives masterclasses in Bulgaria, Spain, Holland, Sweden and Japan.
Featured as ‘One to watch' in International Piano magazine, Alexander Karpeyev is a Russian pianist resident in the UK, who has performed throughout the UK and Europe and toured in the USA, Canada and Russia as a concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. He studied at the Moscow Conservatory and the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. He won the Dudley International Piano Competition as well as the Norah Sande Award and a Silver Medal from the Worshipful Company of Musicians. In 2014 he completed a doctoral degree at the City University based on Medtner. He devotes considerable time to promoting Russian music in London as the Music Curator of the Pushkin House Music Salon. He is actively engaged in various recording projects, most recently a CD of Medtner songs which will be released next year.
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