Thursday 6 May 4.00 pm
Streamed LIVE concert in an empty church
Indira Grier (cello)
Florian Mitrea (piano)
Beethoven: Cello sonata in A Op 69 (27')
Brahms: Cello sonata in F Op 99
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Already the recipient of several international prizes, Indira has recently completed a Masters degree at the Royal College of Music studying with Alexander Chaushian. Previously she was taught by Melissa Phelps and then by Troels Svane at the Musikhochschule Luebeck. Indira has won Making Music's 2019 'Philip and Dorothy Green Young Artist Award', the 2019 RCM Unaccompanied Bach Prize, the 2018 RCM Concerto Competition performing the Elgar Cello Concerto and a Gold Medal in the 2019 Vienna International Music Competition. She has performed as soloist and chamber musician across the UK and Europe and has participated in festivals such as Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music and Wye Valley Chamber Music. She has also had masterclasses with David Geringas, Frans Helmerson, Thomas Ades and Steven Isserlis. Indira is grateful for the support of the Hattori Foundation, the Countess of Munster Trust and Help Musicians UK.
Described by Martha Argerich as ‘an outstanding young pianist', British-Romanian pianist Florian Mitrea is an award-winning soloist, having been a double-laureate at many of the most prestigious international competitions, including at the 2017 Glasgow, 2015 Hamamatsu, and 2014 ARD Munich Competitions. Florian has performed at venues including the Carnegie Hall, the Bozar Centre in Brussels, the Usher Hall in Edinburgh, the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow, the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, the Bunka Kaikan Hall in Tokyo, the Seoul Arts Centre, the Bavarian Radio Studios, and across Romania. He was an invited soloist with the Philharmonia in London, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Collegium Musicum in Basel, and the Romanian National Radio Orchestras and the Bucharest Philharmonic. He won the Radio Romania Muzical Most Popular CD of 2018 award for his solo debut CD. An alumni and appointed Associate of the RAM in London, Florian is now a teacher within the Piano Department, while also finishing his studies at the Imola Piano Academy, under Boris Petrushansky.