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London Festival of Bulgarian Culture: Concert 1

6th November 2016 · 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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 London Festival of Bulgarian Culture: Concert 1

A musical journey along the Danube: through Bulgaria and beyond…

The first of three concerts in our exciting collaboration with the fourth London Festival of Bulgarian Culture will feature Bulgarian string players and a British pianist:

Violinist Evgeniy Chevkenov (Professor at Richard Wagner Conservatoire, Vienna), Alexander Somov (Principal cellist at Strasbourg Philharmonic), violist Devorina Gamalova (Professor at Birmingham Conservatoire), pianist Simon Callaghan (Artistic director of Conway Hall Sunday Concerts), and double bass player Julita Fasseva (member of Royal Flemish Philharmonic).

Alongside Bulgarian works will be perennial favourites by Haydn and Schubert as well as beautiful violin and piano transcriptions by Fritz Kreisler.

Haydn Piano Trio in G Hob.XV:25 ‘Gypsy’
Franz Drdla Souvenir & Serenade in A major
Dobrinka Tabakova Insight for string trio
Kreisler La Gitana & Schön Rosmarin
Schubert Quintet in A D667 ‘Trout’

Find out more about the performers and repertoire by downloading the evening’s programme

Pre-concert talk by Michael Round at 5.30pm in the Brockway Room:

An introduction to the evening’s programme

Photo: Julita Fasseva

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