Tickets £20 adults, £15 students
In the hands of three exceptional pianists, this recital will be a celebration of the Romantic era and its best composers.
Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Schumann and Liszt are amongst the composers who will have their works performed by the young stars.
Bo Lyu – Piano
Rachmaninov Sonata No.2, op.36
Chinese pianist Bo Lyu will begin the evening with a performance of Rachmaninoff’s Sonata No 2, op.36.
Born in 1995, Lyu began playing piano at the age of seven and now studies with Joanna MacGregor and chamber music with Michael Dussek. Awarded a full scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music in 2014, Bo recently received the Hilda Day Award from the Academy. See below for a video of Lyu performing Chopin’s Sonata in B minor op. 58 first movement.
Luka Okros – Piano
Rachmaninoff: Musical moments op.16
- No. 3 B minor (5)
- No. 4 E minor (3)
- No. 5 D flat major (4)
- No. 6 C major (4)
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody no.2 (9)
Luka Okros was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1991. In 1997, at the age of six, he received the prestigious Award of the President of Georgia, moving to Moscow in 2004 to study at the Moscow Academic College and later the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory to study with the distinguished Sergei Dorensky. Okros made his US debut at the Carnegie Hall and has performed across the world in countries including Germany, Italy, France, Canada, Japan, South Africa and Kazakhstan. In 2013 he was awarded a full scholarship to the Royal College of Music.
In 2015 Okros gave over 50 performances, including two recitals at Wigmore Hall, a recital at the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall and a chamber music concert at the Cadogan Hall.
See below for a video of Okros performing Scarlatti’s Sonata in D Minor K. 213 (L. 108).
Samson Tsoy – Piano
The evening will be rounded off with a performance by Samson Tsoy, who will perform Schumann’s Kreisleriana.
Kazakh-born Samson Tsoy graduated from the Moscow Conservatory and Royal College of Music in London. Since 2014, he has been an artist at London’s City Music Foundation. Tsoy’s recent appearance at Wigmore Hall was given a 5* star review from the BBC Arts Desk. Tsoy performed as part of the Music Futures Festival in 2015.
See below to watch Tsoy perform Scriabin’s Feuillet d’album.
Tsoy put on a solo piano concert during the 2015 Music Futures Festival, which was held at Asia House in 2015. This is a video of him playing Tchaikovsky-Pletnev’s ‘Concert Suite from The Nutcracker’ and Mussorgsky’s ‘Pictures at an Exhibition.’
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The concert will last approximately 60-75 minutes and be followed by a drinks reception. One drink is included in the price of the ticket and after that you can avail of a cash bar.
Tickets cost £20 for adults and £15 for students. To purchase tickets for this event click here.
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