Strand Chamber Music Series 2023/4 (Concert 3) - Laura Rickard and Ziteng Fan

St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London
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This event ended on Friday 3rd of November 2023
Admission
£25, £35
Location

St Mary Le Strand Church, The Strand, London

Nearest Tube/Rail Stations
Temple 0.16 miles

Enjoy the third concert in this exceptional new series of nine dates of outstanding chamber music in the beautiful candlelit venue of St Mary le Strand. A unique opportunity to experience some of the UK's leading chamber music artists, the series will cover a broad spectrum of repertoire from ensemble works by Beethoven, Ravel and Debussy to exquisite early vocal works by John Mundy, John Dowland and William Byrd along with 20th Century works for Saxophone quartet. St Mary le Strand is a stunning and intimate venue, the perfect setting for this musical experience. There are also many bars and restaurants nearby to complete your evening.

For full details of the Strand Chamber Music Series see https://cmasmls.org.uk/

Featuring
Laura Rickard - Violin
Ziteng Fan - Piano

Programme
Enescu - Impromptu Concertant
Chausson - Poeme
Debussy - Sonata for Violin and Piano
Brahms - Sonata No. 2 in A major for Violin and Piano, Op. 100

About the performers

Laura Rickard is an acclaimed British violinist, crafting a multifaceted international career as a highly sought-after chamber musician and soloist, festival director, and passionate teacher. In demand as a concerto soloist, she regularly appears with orchestras across the UK, with recent performances at Royal Festival Hall and the Purcell Room. She has been featured on BBC Radio 3, Classic FM, and NBC, and was also recently elected as an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in recognition of her remarkable contributions to the field. As a founding member of the Mila Piano Trio, Laura has performed on many of the world’s renowned stages. Recent successes include winning first prize at Verao Classico, debuts at St Martin-in-the-Fields and St. John's Smith Square, and appearing at many of the UK's leading festivals.

Ziteng Fan Chinese-born Finnish pianist Ziteng Fan is a versatile musician who has appeared in solo recitals and chamber music concerts in the UK, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Portugal, Germany, Belgium and China. She has performed as a soloist with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Helsinki Camerata and the Helsinki Junior Strings. She has also appeared in various festivals, including Romsey Chamber Music Festival, Musica Nova Helsinki, SibaFest and Musica Mundi International Chamber Music Festival. Her musical career has been generously supported by organisations such as Dartington Hall Trust, Finnish Wihuri Foundation and Martin Wegelius Foundation. She was twice selected as “Young Artist of the Year” by Zonta International and Finnish Rotary club respectively.

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