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6 May 2020
12:00 - 13:00
Avinoam Shalev – clavichord, harpsichord & piano
JS Bach Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV 846
JS Bach Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 865
Wolf Sonata in D minor
Wolf Sonata in B flat
CPE Bach Sonata in E minor, Wq. 61/5
Israeli born Avinoam Shalev is the 1st prize winner of the International Bach Competition in Leipzig in 2018 and had his Wigmore Hall debut in 2019. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in the fields of piano, harpsichord, organ and musicology in 2011 in Tel Aviv. After moving to Hanover, Germany, he acquired two Master’s degrees in harpsichord and historical pianos, respectively. He is an experienced solo and chamber music performer, playing concerts in Germany, Israel, the USA, Central and South America, France, Belgium and Russia. He has played solo recitals at the Göttingen Händel Festspiele, Israel Mozart Festival, the Bach Festival in Leipzig and the Bachwoche Ansbach, among others. Avinoam is a trustee of the Keyboard Charitable Trust in England and received the Young Artist full scholarship from Accademia Villa Bossi in Italy.
He is part of the production “Händel goes Tinder”, which is being performed in festivals across the Netherlands and abroad during 2019 and 2020. He co-founded prize-winning Ensemble Arava as well as the Lynx Ensemble, combining Swedish folk music with continental European Baroque arrangements. Avinoam is an adjunct professor (Lehrbeauftragter) at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart.
The Cobbe Collection Trust in collaboration with The Keyboard Charitable Trust.
Online booking is available but if you prefer to book tickets by post please download our booking form, complete and send with SAE and a cheque
Last approximately one hour.
Last approximately two hours with one interval
during which juice and wine are served.
Wheelchair access available. Please advise in advance.
Please note that tickets cannot be exchanged nor money refunded.
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We reserve the right to refuse admission and change the programme and/or instrument without notice.
It may not always be possible to admit latecomers to the Music Room.
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