Tuesday 16th June (7.00pm) – Elena Tanski (Violin) And Nicholas Walker (Piano) PAGE UNDER CONSTRUCTION

ELENA TANSKI

Elena Tanski is a very talented young Austrian violinist from Salzburg, who has played in many prestigious European venues and with conductors such as Vladimir Jurowski with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. This will be an opportunity to hear some sparkling violin playing and the programme will feature Prokofiev’s thrilling and glorious 2nd sonata as well as works by Mozart (also a native of Salzburg!) and Beethoven.

Born in Salzburg in 1992, Elena grew up in a family of pianists. After two years of piano classes, Elena discovered her passion for the violin and switched instruments. Due to her extraordinary talent she was accepted for the class for highly talented children at the Universität Mozarteum at the age of only six. Elena was fortunate to be taught from an early age by some of the best teachers in the world such as Helmut Zehetmair, Igor Petrushevski and Victor Dernovski, a former student of Leonid Kogan.

Concert tours have taken her to major halls in the Americas, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, Germany and Denmark. She has performed as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, Armenian State Youth Orchestra, Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Junge Philharmonie Salzburg.

Elena recently made her Debut with Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, performing Prokofiev´s first violin concerto which brought much critical acclaim.

Elena has performed at numerous prestigious festivals and venues including Großes Festspielhaus/Salzburg, Beethovenhalle/Bonn, Grosser Saal/Salzburg, Smetana Hall/Prague, Victoria Hall/Geneva, KKL/Lucerne, Gstaad Festival, Centro Cultural Kirchner/Buenos Aires, Casino/Basel, Beethoven Festival/Warsaw and the opening sponsor concert of the Salzburg Festival- televised by ORF.

Born in Salzburg in 1992, Elena grew up in a family of pianists. After two years of piano classes, Elena discovered her passion for the violin and switched instruments. Due to her extraordinary talent she was accepted for the class for highly talented children at the Universität Mozarteum at the age of only six. Elena was fortunate to be taught from an early age by some of the best teachers in the world such as Helmut Zehetmair, Igor Petrushevski and Victor Dernovski, a former student of Leonid Kogan.

Concert tours have taken her to major halls in the Americas, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, Germany and Denmark. She has performed as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, Armenian State Youth Orchestra, Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and Junge Philharmonie Salzburg.

Elena recently made her Debut with Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, performing Prokofiev´s first violin concerto which brought much critical acclaim.

Elena has performed at numerous prestigious festivals and venues including Großes Festspielhaus/Salzburg, Beethovenhalle/Bonn, Grosser Saal/Salzburg, Smetana Hall/Prague, Victoria Hall/Geneva, KKL/Lucerne, Gstaad Festival, Centro Cultural Kirchner/Buenos Aires, Casino/Basel, Beethoven Festival/Warsaw and the opening sponsor concert of the Salzburg Festival- televised by ORF. Musicians she has worked with include Maxim Vengerov, Fazil Say, Tibor Kovac, Frantisek Janoska, Olga Sitkovetsky and Sasha Sitkovetsky.

Elena is currently performing on a J.B. Guadagnini violin, generously on loan from a private collector.

http://www.elenatanski.com

https://www.youtube.com/user/elenatanski

 

Farley Musical Director-  Nicholas Walker (Piano)

Nicholas Walker was hailed by the London Evening Standard as a ‘prodigy, of awesome technical fluency backed by exceptional artistry’, Nicholas Walker possesses a rare combination of talents combining sensitivity with ‘the flair of a full-scale virtuoso and a sparkling intelligence’ (BBC Music Magazine).  He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, where he won all the major awards for both piano and composition, and subsequently at the Moscow Conservatoire.  He now teaches at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Reared at the RAM and the Moscow Conservatory, he is a prodigy, of awesome technical fluency backed by exceptional artistry.
The London Evening Standard (about Nicholas Walker)

Provisional Programme

To Be Announced

Tickets £17.50 (£10.50 for Friends of Farley Music) from Salisbury Playhouse (01722 320333) or on the door, to include an interval drink and parking
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