Romantic Violin by Candlelight

St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London
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This event ended on Thursday 23rd of November 2023
Admission
£25, £35
Location

St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London

Nearest Tube/Rail Stations
Temple 0.16 miles

Enjoy an exceptional classical violin recital by renowned virtuoso, Anthony Poon, accompanied by outstanding musicians from the Piccadilly Sinfonietta. All in the beautiful candlelit setting of St Mary Le Strand. it'll be a hugely appealing programme that will be sure to start your weekend in style! There are also a good choice of restaurants and bars nearby to complete your night out.

Featuring
Anthony Poon - Violin
The Piccadilly Sinfonietta

Programme
R.Schumann - Three Romances op94
E.Ysaÿe - Caprice d'après l'Etude en forme de Valse de C. Saint-Saëns
Strauss - Violin Sonata op.18

Anthony Poon graduated in 2021 from the Royal Academy of Music where he studied for his Bachelor of Music and Master of Arts degrees, majoring in violin with Jack Liebeck on an entrance scholarship. Prior to this, he studied with Alex Laing at Uppingham School.
As a soloist, Anthony performed the first movement of Lalo’s ‘‘Symphonie Espagnole’’ with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra for a charity concert in March 2017. In June 2019 he was invited as a soloist to perform Brahms Violin Concerto with the Stamford Chamber Orchestra. At the beginning of the year he was awarded 2nd prize in the Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition.
Anthony has been awarded Honorable Mention in the Musicus Society’s 2021 Young Artist Audition and Winner of the Tunnell Trust’s Music Club Award Scheme. He will be performing a series of concerts in Hong Kong with the Musicus Society and Scotland respectively.

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