Music atT ST MARY'S PPerivale

Wednesday October 25th 7.30 pm

Alisa Liubarskaya (cello) Harry Nowakowski-Fox (piano)

Beethoven: 7 Variations on "Bei Männern” WoO 46

Franck: Sonata in A

Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango

Alena Lugovkina (flute) Miloš Milivojevic (accordion)

Bach: Flute sonata in E flat BWV 1031

Debussy: Syrinx for solo flute

Chopin: Variations on a theme by Rossini

Piazzolla: Libertango for accordion

Piazzolla: Histoire du Tango

Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand

Alisa Liubarskaya is from Belarus, and started playing the cello at 7. Since 2007 Alisa has been studying in London under Natalia Pavlutskaya generously supported by the Royal College of Music, Trinity Laban Conservatoire, Robert McFadzean Whyte and Albert Cooper Trust. Since 2012 Alisa has been a member of Southbank Sinfonia and most recently has been invited as a Guest Section Principal with the Orchestra of Scottish Opera and a member of Covent Garden Soloists. Her recent performances include concerto performances with Southbank Sinfonia, and Trinity Laban Sinfonia, as well as chamber music recitals at the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, St. John's Smith Square, St Martins in the Fields etc.

Harry Nowakowski-Fox is of Polish and Finnish descent, and was born in the UK. He studied at Chetham's School of Music, the Purcell School and the Royal College of Music on a full scholarship. He graduated as a Kendall-Taylor Scholar of the Masters in Performance course at the Royal College of Music in 2013. Shortly afterwards he was named as a Young Steinway Artist. He has won various awards, including a special prize at the Jaques Samuel Intercollegiate Piano Competition & 1st Prize in the concerto class at the Marlow Music Festival, a special prize at the Valletta International Piano competition and was also the 2015 Grand Prize winner at the Windsor International Piano Competition.

Alena Lugovkina (flute) was born in Moscow and studied at the Gnesins Special Music School, at the Royal Academy of Music and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She won 1st Prize at the RAM competition “J&J Brough Prize”, as well as 1st Prize at the 13th International Flute Competition “Friedrich Kuhlau” in Germany and 1st Prize at the British Flute Society's Competitions. She has performed at the most prestigious UK venues including Royal Festival Hall, Buckingham Palace, Wigmore Hall and Barbican Hall, has toured throughout the world and has won several prestigious awards. She has recently played as a Guest Principal with the Philharmonia Orchestra and BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and has played with various other leading orchestras.

Serbian born classical accordionist Miloš Milivojevic was first prizewinner at the International Accordion Competitions in Italy (Castelfidardo 1996), Denmark (Diremose Prisen 1996), France (Grand Prix 1997) and Germany (Klingental 1998 & 2000). In 2002 he moved to London and was awarded a full scholarship from the Royal Academy of Music. In 2004 he made his debut at the London's Purcell Room. In 2007 Miloš became the first accordionist ever to win the RAM Club Prize at the Academy open to all instrumentalists and in 2008 won the prestigious Derek Butler London Prize at the Wigmore Hall. In 2009 Miloš was awarded Distinction and Vice Principal's Special Prize at the Royal Academy of Music.As a result of Miloš's diverse musical interests he has already appeared as a soloist, chamber musician and regular member of the London Tango Quintet, Kosmos Ensemble, AccordDuo and Balkan group Paprika, at many prestigious classical and world music festivals across the UK, Russia, Slovenia, Hungary, Italy, Iceland, Serbia, Montenegro, Spain, the Canary Islands, Malta, Australia and New Zealand.In 2014 Miloš has been elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music ARAM for his contribution to the music. Miloš's debut solo CD will be released on Nimbus label in 2016.



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