Music atT ST MARY'S PPerivale


Thursday 21 January 4.0 pm

Streamed LIVE concert in an empty church

Ariana Kashefi (cello)
Alexander Karpayev (piano)

Genishta: Cello sonata no 1 Op 7 (15')
Allegro / Adagio / Finale

Stravinsky: Suite Italienne (20')

Introduzione / Serenata / Aria /
Tarantella / Minuetto e Finale

Arensky: 2 pieces Op 12 (9')

Petite Ballade / Danse Capricieuse

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British cellist Ariana Kashefi is in high demand as a chamber musician and soloist performing in such venues as the Wigmore Hall, Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin Philharmonie, Royal Albert Hall, Southbank centre and more. Ariana is a Park Lane Group Young Artist, as well as being the winner of the Making Music ‘Awards for Young Concert Artists' (AYCA), a finalist in the Royal Overseas League competition, and 3rd prize winner in the International Rubinstein Competition held in Berlin. She is also the recipient of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society's ‘Julius Isserlis Scholarship' for instrumental studies abroad which allowed her to study for her masters at the Hochschule für Musik ‘Hanns Eisler' in Berlin. Ariana is currently studying for an Artist Diploma at the Barenboim-Said Academy. She began at the junior department of the Royal Academy of music and later completed her bachelors of music with first class honours at the Royal College of Music, where she won the cello prize. Recently she has appeared as a soloist live on BBC radio 3 ‘In Tune' performing a selection of works including a premiere of a new solo cello work by Deborah Pritchard written and dedicated to her.

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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