ANDREA L. violin
Thursday 13 February 2020
Tickets: £25 adult, £20 early bird (before 30 Jan), £15 concessions
Ticketholders are invited to meet the artists following the performance while savouring a glass of wine or Prosecco.
Elysian Music Festival is proud to have 1901 Arts Club as its new home for a series of four concerts in the 2019/20 season. The series offers diverse and imaginative programmes, presenting bright young talent alongside acclaimed performers.
On the eve of Valentine’s day, you will have a chance to hear the young and talented violinist Andrea L., making her second London stage appearance after a successful debut last summer. It will be a night to remember!
J S Bach Partita No.3 BWV1006, Prelude, Gavotte
W A Mozart Violin Sonata in G major, K.301
N Paganini Caprice No.13, in B flat major
H Wieniawski Polonaise de Concert in D major Op.4
F Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor
Andrea L. started learning the violin at the age of 6, gaining her DipABRSM at the age of 10 and LRSM in violin performance at 13. Andrea is now a music scholar at Wellington College. Andrea has won many competitions and received several awards both in Hong Kong and around Europe; including winner in the senior category of Berkshire Young Musician of the year 2019 in UK, first prize in the VIII International Music Competition Amigdala in Sicily, Italy (2018), first degree winner in Convivios Internacionals de Musica de Guimaraes, Portugal July 2018, first prize and Gold award in the Manhattan International Young Artists Music Festival 2017 and performed in the Gala Concert, New York Carnegie Hall in July 2017, and first prize in the 4th Europe-Elbe Valley International Music Festival Invitational Competition (2018).
In June 2019, Andrea held her first recital in London, St John’s Church. In 2017-2018, Andrea made her debut with the China Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra in Hong Kong City Hall playing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Mozart Violin Concerto No.5 and Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso by Saint-Saens. She has performed Paganini La Campanella and Wieniawski Concerto No.2, Romance in April 2019. She was also the Concertmaster in the Junior Repertoire Ensemble in HKAPA. In 2017, Andrea was awarded 2017 Musician of the Year in the German Swiss International School and also received the Sir Robert Black Trust fund for talented students in 2016.
Marco Fatichenti is an internationally acclaimed performer and recording artist who has appeared in some of the most prestigious venues across Europe and the United States.
He is currently researching early twentieth-century performance practices, along with the aesthetic shifts in Spain throughout the Francoist autocratic regime, at King’s College London.
Described by Hilary Finch in The Times as ‘none other than Chopin incarnate’, he was hailed by the International Record Review for offering ‘a different and refreshing slant on Brahms from a vantage point south of the Alps’, and praised by International Piano for ‘marrying Romantic turbulence with Classical order’. His performances include broadcasts by the Spanish RTVE, Irish RTE, Polskie Radio, and several BBC appearances.
Among his recent highlights are performances at London’s Wigmore Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall, Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, Dublin’s Concert Hall, Madrid’s Auditorio Nacional, Barcelona’s Auditori, and Valencia’s iconic Palau de la Musica. He was also invited by the Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs to perform at the International EXPO in Zaragoza, Spain.
Marco’s critically acclaimed solo albums include music by Brahms, Stravinsky, Debussy, and Chopin.
Active both as recitalist and chamber musician, Marco is also an educator who is committed to promoting music and its societal value among diverse audiences.