Appassionato: Piano and Violin Duo

19:30 - 22:00 22 July 2022
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Chia Hsin Lin - Violin

Chia Hsin Lin recently graduated with an MA Music Performance from The University of Sheffield. Originally from Taiwan, Chia Hsin began playing the violin aged 12, and has performed regularly in orchestra, chamber, and solo recitals. She was a concert master at National Pingtung University Orchestra 2017/18, which performed the 2017 Concert of the Presidential Office and was also a member of  PTSO (Pingtung Symphony Orchestra), performing the New Year Concert. 

Helen Farrar - Piano

International concert pianist Helen is based in the United Kingdom. Her talent can be gauged by the fact that she won her first piano competition at the age of six and has since been the winner of many international competitions including the Dudley International and Eisteddfod. She was granted a full scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music, Lancaster University and Sheffield University. Helen has performed as soloist at numerous prestigious venues including the Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Festival Hall. Throughout her career Helen has performed as guest soloists with many orchestras including the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sheffield Philharmonic and the South West Florida Symphony orchestra. Helen is  an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust , Steinway Music Schools and Phonak.

Programme to include:

Violin Sonatas in G major and Bb major           Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Violin Sonata                                                     César Frank

Rondo                                                                Franz Schubert

Cello Sonata transcribed for Violin                    Sergei Rachmaninoff

The Swan                                                          Camille Saint-Seans

Theme from ‘Schindler’s List’                            John Williams