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Forthcoming Concerts….

Saturday 19th February, 7.00pm

Godalming Baptist Church GU7 1BA

Fira Trio – Flute, Violin and Piano

Elizabeth Meyer (flute), Leora Cohen (violin) and Raymond Wui Man Yiu (piano)

Programme

Dmitri Shostakovich – Five Pieces for Flute, Violin and Piano

Roxanna Panufnik –  Hora Bessarabia (violin)

Edina Izarra – El Amolador (flute)

Phillippe Gaubert Medailles Antiques (piano)

Mozart – Magic Opera for Violin and Flute

INTERVAL

Georges Hue Fantasie for Flute and Piano

Franz Hoffmeister – Sonata in G for Flute and Piano (Allegro, Adagio and Allegretto)

Nina Rota – Trio for Flute, Violin and Piano (Allegro Ma Mon Troppo, Andante Sostenuto, Allegro Vivace Con Spirito)

 

Elizabeth Meyer graduated from Trinity Laban College of Music and Dance in 2019 and studied with Anna Pope, Paul Edmund Davies and Robert Winn. She played her first professional orchestral concert at the age of 20,  has played with the London Philharmonic Orchestra in their Open Sound Project and participated in orchestral schemes with both Welsh National Opera and London Philharmonia. 

Elizabeth has  played with Robin Ireland and Cathy White in the Chamber Music Festival and also gives chamber music performances for Music in Hospitals. She has performed as a soloist at the Trinity Honorary Awards giving a performance at Royal Festival Hall and recitals with pianists Richard Peirson and Richard Shaw. Elizabeth is currently teaching flute  at the University of Chichester. 

Leora Cohen is a postgraduate student and holds the Robert McFadzean Whyte Award at the Royal College of Music in London, studying violin with Ani Schnarch. In 2020 Leora graduated from Newnham College, Cambridge University with a double first-class degree in music, holding the Anne Jemima Clough Prize for two consecutive years.
As a soloist, Leora has appeared with the Barnet Symphony Orchestra, the I Maestri Orchestra and numerous student orchestras and ensembles in London and Cambridge. 

Since joining the RCM in September, Leora has been made a leader of the Symphony Orchestra and was nominated by the RCM for the BBCSO professional mentoring scheme. She also performed as a finalist in the Sir Karl Jenkins Music Award competition.

Born in Hong Kong, Raymond Wui-Man Yiu (姚滙文) began piano lessons aged four. He moved to Aberdeen, Scotland in 2008 and attended the Aberdeen City Music School studying the piano with Peter Evans. He won the title of Aberdeen Young Musician of the Year and the Edinburgh Competition Festival, including the coveted Concerto Prize.


In 2012 he won a scholarship to study with Joan Havill at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he obtained his Masters and Bachelors degrees with Distinction. He is currently on the Artist Diploma programme at Trinty Laban Conservatoire as a Trinity College of Music scholar studying with Gabriele Baldocci. 


A recording of JS Bach’s Goldberg Variations was premiered on Saturday 15th January, 2022 at 7.00pm GMT.

Click on this link to enjoy this beautiful and remarkable work performed by Greta Papa (violin), Peter  Fenech (viola) and Miguel Ángel Villeda Cerón (cello).

https://youtu.be/-hGG2r2qH9k

 

Thanks to Thibault Blanchard Dubois for recording and editing the video.

Any contributions towards the musicians can be made via PayPal on www.conservatoireconcerts.org.uk

 

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Due to restrictions in seating capacity, advanced booking for all our concerts is necessary. 

All our concerts our brought to you Free of Charge. However as we have to pay our musicians and the rent of the venue we rely on the generosity of our sponsors and audience. Contributions can be made via paypal on the link found on this page or by online transfer using the following bank details and quoting ‘Godalming’ when you make the payment.

Thank you!

Account Number: 00030776      Sort Code: 40-52-40


If you wish to view any of the video recordings of the Online Concerts we organised during the lockdowns, please visit our Past Concerts page.

 


 

 

 

 


 

Watch this space. More concerts to follow!