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Trio Felix play Rachmaninov and Mendelssohn piano trios

Monday January 15, 2018 at 13:10
St James's Church, Piccadilly, London
Free admission – no ticket required

  1. Trio elégiaque No 1 in G minor - Sergey Rachmaninov
  2. Piano Trio No 1 in D minor Op 49 - Felix Mendelssohn

Eunsley Park is a rising British/South Korean violinist based in London. She has performed as soloist in prestigious venues throughout the UK including: the Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Southbank - Purcell Room, Cadogan Hall, St John's Smith Square, St. James Piccadilly, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Swiss Embassy, Wyastone Concert Hall, Steinway Hall, West Road Concert Hall, and the House of Lords.

She has also performed as soloist and chamber musician in international venues such as: the Philharmonic Hall of Warsaw, Rachmaninov Hall (Moscow), Konserthuset (Stockholm), Palacio de Festivales (Cantabria), Orford Arts Centre (Canada), Mozarteum (Salzburg), Polish Radio Lutoslawski Concert Hall, the Council of Europe (Strasbourg), Goldensaal (Schwerin).

She will make her Bridgewater Hall and St John's Smith Square recital debut next year.

Eunsley has won many awards such as: 3rd prize of the Tunbridge Wells Young International Concert Artists Competition, Help Musicians UK Postgraduate Performance Award (2013, 2015), the Counter of Munster Award, the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund/Philharmonia Meyer Award, the Albert Cooper Award and she was also selected as an RCM 'Rising Star', Park Lane Group Artist 2016-2017, Concordia Foundation Artist and also for the 2016 RCM Showcase concert at Wigmore Hall.

Eunsley has performed as soloist with orchestras such as the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Guildford Symphony Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, the Yehudi Menuhin School Orchestra, Hanseatica Chamber Orchestra, and with the Romanian Radio Orchestra.

Her performances has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 for Proms Plus, on Russian TvKultura and on Grampian TV.

She has participated and performed in international festivals and masterclasses, such as Mostly Mozart Festival, IMS Prussia Cove, Keshet Eilon Violin Mastercourse, Salzburg Mozarteum, ISA, Encuentro de Musica y Academia Santander and the New Virtuosi mastercourse and has received guidance and mentorship from: Michael Frischenschlager, Zakhar Bron, Ana Chumachenco, Benjamin Schmid, Ivry Gitlis, Dora Schwarzberg, Pavel Vernikov.

A keen chamber musician, she has collaborated with musicians such as: Raphael Wallfisch, Robert Langevin, Michel Strauss, Claudio Martinez-Mehner, Gilad Karni and Heime Muller (ProQuartet Paris).

She has been concertmaster of the Menuhin School and RCM symphony orchestras and she also performs and tours with the London Chamber Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra, working with world-class conductors.

Eunsley was a student at the Yehudi Menuhin School, where she studied with Rosemary Warren-Green and Natasha Boyarsky.

Eunsley held the position of RCM Junior Fellow (Constant and Kit Lambert Fellowship administered by the Worshipful Company of Musicians) from 2016-2017. She studied with Itzhak Rashkovsky at the Royal College of Music on the artist diploma course as an RCM scholar supported by a Lydia Napper award. She graduated with her Masters in Music (Performance) with Distinction as the recipient of a full scholarship (ABRSM), and with First Class Honours as an undergraduate scholar in receipt of RCM Foundation scholarships, Henry Wood Awards, the Douglas and Hilda Simmonds Award and the BMus1 award. Eunsley also undertook a semester of study at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna.

She plays on a 1800 Lorenzo Storioni violin, generously loaned by a patron of the Beare's International Violin Society.

BBC Introducing Classical Artist Jamal Aliyev is rapidly becoming one of the most sought after cellists of his generation. His debut album with Anna Fedorova, Russian Masters was released in March 2017 on Champs Hill Records. Jamal will also record with Classic FM and Warner Classics next season for which the esteemed composer Sir Karl Jenkins will write a piece especially for him. Jamal Aliyev gave his solo debut performance at the BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London in 2017 where he performed with Keith Lockhart conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra. Same year, he gave his solo debut appearance at the Royal Festival Hall in London under the baton of Sir Karl Jenkins and the Philharmonia.

Aliyev has appeared on BBC Radio 3 regularly since 2012 when he was first invited to perform on Sean Rafferty's programme 'In Tune' following his live broadcast solo debut with BBC Concert Orchestra at the Menuhin Hall in London. Aliyev frequently performs live on on both television and radio. Appearances include Medici TV, London Live TV, Moscow 24 TV, Romania TV and Classic FM.

Jamal Aliyev has performed in various prestigious festivals including the Menuhin Festival in Switzerland, Kronberg Festival in Germany and Enescu Festival in Romania. Additionally, he has been the First Prize winner of many international competitions including; Trakya International Competition (2002), V. Antonio Janigro International Competition (2004), Muriel Taylor Cello Competition (2014), Croydon Concerto Competition (2015), Bromsgrove International Competition (2015), Eastbourne Concerto Competition (2016), Arts Club - Sir Karl Jenkins Music competition (2017), Musicians Company Prince’s Prize (2017). Jamal Aliyev enjoys performing as a solo artist as well as a chamber musician and has toured throughout Europe and Asia. His recent performances include prestigious venues such as: The Wigmore Hall (London), Royal Albert Hall (London) Royal Festival Hall (London), The Atheneum (Bucharest), Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing), Reims Cathedral (France), The Arts Parliament House (Singapore), The Presidential Concert Hall (Turkey), Istrian Assembly Hall (Croatia), The Saanen Church (Menuhin Festival) in Gstaad - Switzerland, Rachmaninov Concert Hall (Moscow), to name a few.

As well as his appearance with BBC Concert Orchestra, Aliyev has collaborated as a soloist with orchestras such as; Presidential Symphony and Bilkent Symphony Orchestras of Turkey, Guildford Symphony, Epsom Symphony, The Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge, Croydon Symphony, RCM Classical, RCM Philharmonic, Yehudi Menuhin School Orchestra, Kennemer Jeugd Orkest, Orpheus Sinfonia, Whitehall Orchestra, Eskisehir Symphony, Kingston Chamber Orchestra and many others.

Jamal Aliyev is generously sponsored by; Neville Wathen scholarship, Amaryllis Fleming Award, Hattori Foundation, Stephen Bell Trust, Help Musicians, Florian Leonhard Fine Violins, Kathleen Trust, Worshipful Musicians Company, Teddington Tax Services Ltd, The Arts Club, Sir Karl Jenkins, Martin Trust, Talent Unlimited and the Bowerman family.

Jamal Aliyev plays on a Giovanni Battista Gabrielli 1756, on loan from a patron of the Beares International Violin Society. Daniel:

Daniel Evans was born in Bristol, United Kingdom in 1994. He was accepted to a music school for exceptional talent in Wells, England at the age of 11, and has since gone on to take a scholarship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama studying for his Bmus Degree in Solo Piano Performance with professor Joan Havill. Since making his debut with Bach’s F minor concerto at the age of 10, he has gone on to perform concertos by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt in venues in London, Wells, Bath and Bristol. He has worked with orchestras such as the Raanana Symphonette Orchestra, Aurora Orchestra, Hebrides Ensemble and Wells Cathedral School Orchestra.

He has also performed solo recitals in Britain, Germany, Spain, China, Korea, USA, and performed in venues such as the Cadogan Hall, Milton Court Concert Hall, Colston Hall, Xinghai Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, Aaron Copland Theatre, Troldhaugen Concert Hall, Wells Cathedral, Neuadd y Dderwen (The Oak Hall), Altenburg Monastery, Stiftung Mozarteum Salzburg. He has won prizes in many competitions including 2nd Prize in the Tel Hai International Piano Concerto Competition, 1st Prize in the European Piano Teachers' Association Piano Competition UK, 1st Prize in the Oxford International Piano Competition, 1st prize in the Allegro Vivo International Competition, 2nd Prize in the Norah Sande International Piano Competition, 1st Prize in the Wells Concerto Competition, the Kerr Memorial Prize at the Royal Overseas League Competition, joint 1st prize at the Euregio Piano Award 2017 and the 3rd prize at the Sheepdrove International Piano Competition. He was also recently a semi-finalist at the Isidor Bajic and Val Tidone International Piano Competitions. He has studied intensively with Joan Havill, John Byrne and Kate Miller and taken part in the masterclasses and courses of Robert Levin, Richard Goode, Aquiles Delle Vigne, Dominique Merlet, Victor Derevianko, Boaz Sharon, Sa Chen, Bernard d’Ascoli, Melvyn Tan and David Dolan.

He is also an active composer, having won 1st prizes at the ABRSM and the BBC Proms Young Composer’s Competitions, having his string quartet ‘Anonymous D’ performed live in the Proms and on BBC Radio 3, and his piano piece performed live in the Cadogan Hall. Also being an active improviser, he has performed his own original improvisations or improvisations based on themes supplied from the audience in concert and has worked with Robert Levin on improvising cadenzas for Mozart Concertos. Daniel continues to improvise his own cadenzas and embellishments live in performance.

Free recital (retiring collection)

St James's Church, Piccadilly
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