Lunchtime Concert: Trinity Laban Chamber Musicians

THU 19 JAN, 13.05

Take a moment in the middle of the day to enjoy a programme of music by Trinity Laban students at the stunningly beautiful St Alfege Church featuring a piano trio with pianist Celia Margalef, violinist Colli Chan & violist Lancelot Beja-Battais, and a solo bassist Alexander Ferkey.


Miloslav Gajdos

Pteris Vasks
Sonata for Solo Double Bass
III. Toccata
IV. Melodia

Cèlia Margalef Boquera, piano
Colli Chan, violin
Lancelot Beja-Battais, viola

W.A. Mozart
Trio in E flat major, K. 498, Kegelstatt
I. Andante
II. Menuetto
III. Allegretto

A native of the state of Wisconsin, Alex Ferkey has given performances throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. While freelancing in the United States, he served as the Assistant Principal bass of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, and performed with numerous orchestras within the Midwest, including the Sioux City, Ottumwa, Quincy, and Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestras. Ferkey is also an active chamber musician and has given recitals and masterclasses across the USA and UK. Ferkey received a BMus from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a MA from the University of Iowa. He is currently pursuing an MMus at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where he studies with Leon Bosch. Alex is generously supported in his studies through the Paul Monk, Loveday, and Trinity College London Scholarships.

Cèlia Margalef Boquera, born in Vandellòs (Tarragona), studied music at the Conservatori Superior del Liceu in Barcelona with Professor Tensy Krismant, ​​with the Ferrer-Salat scholarship. She is currently pursuing a master's degree at Trinity Laban with Professor Mikhail Kazakevich, with the Arthur Haynes scholarship and the Trinity Laban scholarship.

Colli Chan, born in Toronto (Canada), studied violin at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under the tutelage of Tamas Fejes. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at Trinity Laban with Professor Rivka Golani. She is the recipient of the Ivor Simmonds Scholarship and the Trinity College London Scholarship.

Lancelot Beja-Battais, born in La Garennes Colombes (France), has completed his master's studies in viola at Trinity Laban with Professor Rivka Golani. He has been awarded during his studies the Leverhulme and Trinity College scholarships.

St Alfege Church, Greenwich
Admission Free, no booking required

Dates and times

This event finished on 19 January 2023.

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