Lunchtime Concert: String Duo

WED 5 JUL 14.00 (please note change of usual time)

Yujie Yang, violin and Minah Lee, piano present a programme of piano solo and violin & piano duo repertoire

Preludes Book 1:
VII. Ce qu’a vu le vent d’ouest
VIII. La fille aux cheveux de lin
IX. La sérénade interrompue
X. La cathédrale engloutie
XI. La danse de Puck
XII. Minstrels

Sonata in A major for Violin and Piano
I. Allegretto be moderato
II. Allegro
III. Recitativo - Fantasia: Ben moderato - Molto lento
IV. Allegretto poco mosso

Yujie Yang is a violinist from China, based in London. She first started to play the violin at the age of 5 and was admitted to Xiamen Music School in Kulangsu. She is actively involved and excelled in the choir, string ensemble and symphony orchestra, and in 2014 was invited to Germany with the school orchestra. In Beijing, where Yujie continued to study with Shengming Liang and Jing Yang during her undergraduate studies in economics. She also serves as the deputy principal of the BJFU Symphony Orchestra, which won the Gold Award of the All-Beijing University Music Festival in 2019. During her undergraduate studies, she often held chamber music concerts as the first violinist of the string quartet, and participate in the China Film Symphony Orchestra on a northwest tour in 2020. Yujie is now studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance with Diana Cummings.

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 Newling Scholarship under the tutelage of Deniz Gelenbe and 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.

Old Royal Naval College Chapel
Admission free, no ticket required

Dates and times

This event finished on 05 July 2023.

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