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Beethoven – Sonata no 3 in E flat op 12 no 3

Rautavaara – Lost Landscapes

Georges Enesco – Sonata no 3 in A minor op 25 In Romanian folk style

Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst – Fantasy Brillante op 11 on themes from Rossini’s Othello

We are pleased to present this violin and piano recital featuring Emmanuel Bach, one of the artists sponsored by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, and pianist Kumi Matsuo.

Emmanuel Bach has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at venues including Wigmore Hall, St Martin-in-the Fields and St James’s Piccadilly. He was a prizewinner at the 2017 ROSL (Royal Overseas League) String Competition, and Mirecourt International Violin Competition 2016. Recently, he played in a live-streamed masterclass conducted by Maxim Vengerov, on the Brahms Violin Concerto. He has also recently played the Bach Double Concerto in Oxford with the renowned violinist Sophie Mutter. He is one of 14 selected artists on the Countess of Munster Recital scheme 2017-18.

Kumi Matsuo graduated from the Toho Gakuen High School of Music and the Toho Gakuen University of Music in Tokyo. In 2007 she moved to London for her further study at the Royal College of Music where she gained an Artist Diploma and a Master of Music in Performance. In 2015, she finished the Anthony Saltmarsh Junior Fellow in Accompaniment at the Royal College of Music. Her study was supported by the Charles Napper Award, the Russell Gander Award and the Rohm Music Foundation.

Kumi has played solo and chamber music in UK, USA, France, Holland, Poland, Romania, India and Japan and performed as a soloist with orchestras such as Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Galicia Symphony Orchestra, Banatul Symphony Orchestra, Rapides Symphony Orchestra, Constanza Symphony Orchestra and Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. She gave her New York debut at Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall in 2014 and gave her recital tour in Louisiana in 2015.

Her debut CD is on the Con Brio Recordings.

Cost: £5 Students, Jobseekers & Registered Disabled/£14 Adults & Senior Citizens.

For more information culture@hull.ac.uk 01482 465683

19:30 doors open
19:45 show starts


Middleton Hall
University of Hull
Cottingham Road
01482 465341


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