Lunchtime Concert: Solo Piano

THU 24 NOV 13.05

Take a moment in the middle of the day to enjoy a programme of music by Trinity Laban pianists Minah Lee, Yuri Inoshita and Hao Zi Yoh at the stunningly beautiful St Alfege Church.

Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23

Ballade No.2 in F major, Op.38

Balalde No.3 in A-flat major, Op.47

Chopin Ballade No.4 in F minor, Op.52

Born in Barcelona, Yuri Inoshita started her piano lessons and musical training at the age of five. After moved to Paris with her family, she attended the Conservatoire de Saint-Germain en Laye studying piano with Monica Molinaro. In 2017, she graduated from Toho-Gakuen High School of Music, Tokyo, majoring in Piano Performance. Besides continuing her musical study in Toho-Gakuen, she graduated from Hosei University majoring in Intercultural Communication. She is currently studying piano under Martino Tirimo at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. As a pianist, she received the “Special Jury Award” in Japan Junior Classical Music Competition at the age of 13. As well as her solo recitals, she has given numerous performances collaborating with other musicians and dancers including “Cembalo Day 2016” that she performed Petrouchka by Stravinsky with Yukiko Inoue (contemporary dance) in Matsumoto Memorial Hall, Tokyo. She participated in masterclasses taken by Jérôme Granjon, Pablo Galdo, Pascal Rogé and Dmitri Alexeev. Yuri also plays flute and has given several performances in Japan.

Born in London and raised in Seoul, South Korea, Minah Lee has been playing the piano since the age of three, self-taught from thirteen till before she started her study in London. She is currently studying piano at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Trinity College London Scholarship under the tutelage of Gabriele Baldocci. As a pianist, Minah has participated in competitions since a young age, winning various prizes. She has performed in Lansdowne Club, Royal Victoria Hotel, St James’s Church in Paddington, Old Royal Naval Chapel, and annual concerts in Seoul. She is an active pianist and accompanist with experience playing on a variety of instruments / vocals and church choir. As she continues her master’s studies at Trinity Laban, she had opportunities to deepen her repertoires with Pascal Rogé and Mikhail Kazakevich.

Malaysian pianist, Hao Zi Yoh began her music studies at the age of three and performed at Carnegie Hall as a gold medallist in the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition at the age of twelve. Two years later, she moved to Germany to study at the Hochschule für Musik in Freiburg under Elza Kolodin. In 2017, she completed her MMus and Professional Diploma studies at the Royal Academy of Music under Christopher Elton and has been based in London since then. Praised for her sensitivity to tone colours (PianoNews), Hao Zi won top prizes in many international piano competitions and performed around Europe, USA, China, Japan and Malaysia both as a soloist and chamber musician. Currently, Hao Zi continues to develop her performing career being a musician of the Keyboard Charitable Trust and Talent Unlimited, in addition to tutoring at King’s College, London. Apart from giving masterclasses, Hao Zi also organised livestreams and charity fundraisers during the London-lockdown 2021. Currently she is studying with Martino Tirimo, after being awarded full scholarship to pursue an Artist Diploma at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, generously supported by the Bagri Foundation and Gladys Bratton Scholarship.

St Alfege Church
Admission free, no ticket required

Dates and times

This event finished on 24 November 2022.

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