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Tuesday Afternoon Recital

Violin & Piano

Add to my Calendar 26-01-2016 15:15 26-01-2016 17:15 36 Tuesday Afternoon Recital 'Thursday's concert was truly tremendous. Style, vitality, expression, sensitivity, it was all there in both players. ' Polish violinist Anna Orlik and Taiwanese pianist Yi-Shing Cheng formed their duo in 2014. They are exceptionally gifted musicians who are current postgraduate students of the Royal Academy of Music, on full scholarship. Anna has been awarded many prizes in international violin competitions, among others is Violin Winner at the Deena Shypitka 2015 Music Award  in the UK and 1st Prize and Special Prize winner at the 6th International Wolfgang Marschner Violin Competition in Germany.  Her performing experience includes recitals and concerts in Poland, UK, Italy, Germany, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, France, Ukraine, Tunisia. Anna is studying with Mateja Marinkovic. She is supported by the Tillett Trust, Leverhulme Trust, Jenkins Award Scholarship, and recently joined the Talent Unlimited young musicians.Anna performs on a fine Italian violin made by Niccolo Gagliano in 1735 in Naples, kindly on loan from from the Royal Academy of Music's collection.  Yi-Shing is currently studying piano accompaniment and chamber music under the tutelage of Michael Dussek, with the support of Sara Krein Scholarship.  She is an extremely active soloist and chamber musician, performing repertoire ranging from early music to contemporary, and has taken part in several world premiere performances. She has played recitals and concerts with several outstanding young musicians including appearances during the Royal Academy Concert Season and public masterclasses, and also external engagements in London and UK. Yi-Shing is also a keen composer, one of her works was premiered at the National Concert Hall in Taiwan. Programme: Bach, Johann Sebastian - Sonata No. 1 in G minor for solo violin, BWV 1001 AdagioFugueThe first work in J.S. Bach's Sei Solo a Violino senza Basso accompagnato, Libro Primo is also the most frequently played of the lot: the Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001. The Sonata opens with an imposing Adagio whose grandeur, so miraculously set forth on the single violin. The second movement fugue is one of those Bachian structures that grow to amazing proportions from an almost ridiculously brief and seemingly insignificant subject. Franck, César - Violin Sonata in A major, M.8 Allegretto ben moderatoAllegroRecitativo–Fantasia: Ben moderato Allegretto poco mossoCésar Franck's Sonata in A Major (1886), a classic in the violin and piano sonata repertoire, is filled with beauty, excitement, imagination, poignancy, and drama. This Sonata is one of Franck's best-known compositions, and considered one of the finest sonatas for violin and piano ever written. Wieniawski, Henri - Polonaise de concert, Op.4 The brilliant Polish violinist Henryk Wieniawski, "a violinist of genius" in the mold of Paganini, possessed astonishing technical prowess and an intensity of expression that moved his listeners to tears.The Polonaise brillante op. 4 is the first of two polonaises composed by Henryk Wieniawski. This work represents the first time in youthful composition that Wieniawski displayed independence and maturity, at the same time as a certain nationalistic touch in the polonaise’s verve, heroic spirit and virtuosity steeped in contrast and drama. Listen Duo on YouTube! This will give you an idea of the energy of these two musicians. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLTUysfcd5FwlXvCbCM4QYfZoGxFsVmz72 Southwark Cathedral, London DD/MM/YYYY

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Southwark Cathedral
London Bridge
London
SE1 9DA
England


Programme

Johann Sebastian BachViolin Sonata no.1 in G minor, BWV 1001
C├ęsar FranckViolin Sonata in A major, M.8
Henri WieniawskiPolonaise de concert, Op.4

Performers

Anna Orlik – violin
Yi-Shing Cheng – piano

Programme Note

'Thursday's concert was truly tremendous. Style, vitality, expression, sensitivity, it was all there in both players. '

Polish violinist Anna Orlik and Taiwanese pianist Yi-Shing Cheng formed their duo in 2014. They are exceptionally gifted musicians who are current postgraduate students of the Royal Academy of Music, on full scholarship.

Anna has been awarded many prizes in international violin competitions, among others is Violin Winner at the Deena Shypitka 2015 Music Award  in the UK and 1st Prize and Special Prize winner at the 6th International Wolfgang Marschner Violin Competition in Germany.  Her performing experience includes recitals and concerts in Poland, UK, Italy, Germany, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, France, Ukraine, Tunisia. Anna is studying with Mateja Marinkovic. She is supported by the Tillett Trust, Leverhulme Trust, Jenkins Award Scholarship, and recently joined the Talent Unlimited young musicians.Anna performs on a fine Italian violin made by Niccolo Gagliano in 1735 in Naples, kindly on loan from from the Royal Academy of Music's collection. 

Yi-Shing is currently studying piano accompaniment and chamber music under the tutelage of Michael Dussek, with the support of Sara Krein Scholarship.  She is an extremely active soloist and chamber musician, performing repertoire ranging from early music to contemporary, and has taken part in several world premiere performances. She has played recitals and concerts with several outstanding young musicians including appearances during the Royal Academy Concert Season and public masterclasses, and also external engagements in London and UK. Yi-Shing is also a keen composer, one of her works was premiered at the National Concert Hall in Taiwan.

Programme:

Bach, Johann Sebastian - Sonata No. 1 in G minor for solo violin, BWV 1001

  1. Adagio
  2. Fugue

The first work in J.S. Bach's Sei Solo a Violino senza Basso accompagnato, Libro Primo is also the most frequently played of the lot: the Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001. The Sonata opens with an imposing Adagio whose grandeur, so miraculously set forth on the single violin. The second movement fugue is one of those Bachian structures that grow to amazing proportions from an almost ridiculously brief and seemingly insignificant subject.

Franck, César - Violin Sonata in A major, M.8

  1. Allegretto ben moderato
  2. Allegro
  3. Recitativo–Fantasia: Ben moderato
  4.  Allegretto poco mosso

César Franck's Sonata in A Major (1886), a classic in the violin and piano sonata repertoire, is filled with beauty, excitement, imagination, poignancy, and drama. This Sonata is one of Franck's best-known compositions, and considered one of the finest sonatas for violin and piano ever written.

Wieniawski, Henri - Polonaise de concert, Op.4

The brilliant Polish violinist Henryk Wieniawski, "a violinist of genius" in the mold of Paganini, possessed astonishing technical prowess and an intensity of expression that moved his listeners to tears.The Polonaise brillante op. 4 is the first of two polonaises composed by Henryk Wieniawski. This work represents the first time in youthful composition that Wieniawski displayed independence and maturity, at the same time as a certain nationalistic touch in the polonaise’s verve, heroic spirit and virtuosity steeped in contrast and drama.

Listen Duo on YouTube! This will give you an idea of the energy of these two musicians.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLTUysfcd5FwlXvCbCM4QYfZoGxFsVmz72

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