Sunday 12 December 3.00 pm
Corinne Morris (cello)
Petr Limonov (piano)
Beethoven: Cello sonata in F Op 5 no 1 (22')
Adagio-Allegro / Rondo
Chopin: Cello sonata in G minor Op 65 (30')
Allegro / Scherzo / Largo / Finale
Corinne Morris (cello) was brought up in Ealing, and studied the cello at the Royal College of Music and the Paris Conservatoire. During her studies, Corinne worked with Paul Tortelier, Mtislav Rostropovich, André Navarra, Bernard Greenhouse and Ralph Kirshbaum. She was a prizewinner of the Maria Canals International Cello Competition in Spain, and the International French Music Competition in France. She spent five years in the Opera National de Paris, and performed all over Europe in solo concerts and with various prestigious orchestras. After a 4 year-long shoulder injury, Corinne is resuming her solo career. She now has a considerable reputation as an exceptional cellist, having released her debut CD ‘Macedonian Sessions' in 2013. Her latest CD with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra was released in the summer by Linn Records in 2017. It features concerti by Haydn and Monn, and has had a phenomenal response from the media and public alike. It went straight into the top of the UK Official Classical Charts and was ClassicFM's “Drive Discovery” album of the week.
Petr Limonov was born in Moscow in 1984 and entered the Central Music School in 1991. After winning the First prize at the Nikolai Rubinstein piano competition in Paris (1998) he started giving concerts in Europe, Russia and Japan, sponsored by the Vladimir Spivakov International Foundation. In 2003 Petr was awarded a full international scholarship to continue his studies in the Royal Academy of Music. After graduating from RAM Petr continued his studies in Paris. In 2010 Petr returned to London to commence his Masters program in the Royal College of Music. During his studies at RCM he began taking conducting lessons with Peter Stark. In 2012 Petr became the principal conductor of the London Soloists Philarmonia orchestra, preparing for his Cadogan Hall debut in November 2013. In May 2013, he was invited to participate in a recording of the "My First Decade" album for Decca Classics in collaboration with violinist Nicola Benedetti. His repertoire stretches from Orlando Gibbons to Arvo Pärt.
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