Saturday 23 February 2018: 7-30pm
Elizabeth Cooney (violin) & Grace Mo (piano)
Beethoven – ‘Spring’ Sonata no.5 in F major, Op.24 for Violin and Piano
Franck – Sonata in A for Violin and Piano
Ravel – Sonatine for piano
Arvo Pärt – Fratres for Violin and Piano
Matthew Taylor – Premiere for Violin and Piano
Elizabeth Cooney initially studied with Adrian Petcu in her native Cork in Ireland, and subsequently with Itzhak Rashkovsky at the Royal College of Music, London, where she obtained first class honours in her BMus and PGDip. Elizabeth was a laureate of the SionValais International Competition for Violin, Switzerland. She then became a Junior Fellow for two years at the RCM. Elizabeth frequently performs with the English Chamber Orchestra as well as the dynamic Aurora Orchestra, performing symphonies by memory as in the BBC Proms; she will visit Singapore with them in Spring 2019.
Elizabeth is a very keen chamber musician and has performed at the Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, and the Weill Hall at Carnegie.
Elizabeth lives in Farnham and became leader of the Farnham Sinfonia in 2018. The Sinfonia was founded and is conducted by Matthew Taylor.
Grace Mo was born in Taiwan, raised in Canada, and now lives in London. She has studied at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. At the Guildhall, Grace held the Leverhulme Chamber Music Fellowship. In addition to her solo career, Grace is an active chamber musician and frequently collaborates with renowned musicians of world-class orchestras such as the London Symphony Orchestra. Besides performing, Grace is also a promoter of musical education through live performances.
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