Lunchtime Concert: Rebecca Burden, solo cello and Xinyu Liu, solo piano

TUE 11 OCT 13.05

Take time out this lunchtime for a shared performance by Trinity Laban student pianist Xinyu Liu and cellist Rebecca Burden in the beautiful surroundings of the Old Royal Naval College Chapel.


R. Schumann
Fantasiestücke, Op.12
I. Des Abends (In the Evening)
II. Aufschwung (Soaring)
III. Warum? (Why?)
IV. Grillen (Whims)
V. In der Nacht (In the Night)
VI. Fabel (Fable)
VII. Traumes Wirren (Dream’s Confusions)
VIII. Ende vom Lied (End of the Song)


Cello Suite No.3
I. Introduzione: Lento
II. Marcia: Allegro
III. Canto: Con Moto
IV. Barcarolla: Lento
V. Dialogo: Allegretto
VI. Fuga: Andante espressivo
VII. Recitativo: Fantastico
VIII. Moto perpetuo: Presto
IX. Passacaglia: Lento solenne

Xinyu Liu is a London-based Chinese pianist currently pursuing an MMus in Piano Performance under Professor Douglas Finch at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance. Xinyu graduated from the University of Xiamen Bachelor of Music performance degree with an excellent academic award and a Dezhen foundation scholarship as a student and teaching assistant. A passionate musician, she has appeared in collaborative piano recitals and concerts throughout China UK and Singapore. In addition, Xinyu has taken part in international festivals and competitions such as the Cadenza international festival, Xiamen University International Piano Art Festival, SIPC International competition, and The Forth Melbourne International Music Competition.

Rebecca Burden is a cellist based in South East London. Her eclectic style and intense passion for music has earned her performances at top venues across the UK with the London Contemporary Orchestra, including the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Festival Hall, and the Barbican. Rebecca considers herself a collaborative composer as well as a cellist, working closely alongside composers to create new art and experiences for diverse audiences. She is in the final year of her Master’s at Trinity Laban, studying with Joely Koos, after achieving a first class honours with distinction in her Bachelor’s degree at the University of York.

Old Royal Naval College Chapel
Admission free, no ticket required

Dates and times

This event finished on 11 October 2022.

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