Milena Simovic and Vitaly Pisarenko
17 September 2020
12:00 - 13:00
Milena Simovic – viola
Vitaly Pisarenko – piano
Schubert ‘Arpeggione’ Sonata in A minor, D821
Brahms Sonata in F minor, Op. 120, No.1
Milena Simovic studied violin at Belgrade University of Arts and Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama and then viola at Zurich University of Arts. In 2017 Milena was principal viola for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and she performed to audiences in Austria, Sweden, Italy, USA, Brazil, Israel and Great Britain, where she was praised as a “unique talent with wonderful musicality”.
After winning some of the most important international awards including the First Prize at the 8th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht and the Third Prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition (2015), Vitaly Pisarenko has been steadily gaining worldwide recognition. He studied at the Central Music School and State Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and is currently a Doctoral student at the RCM. Critically acclaimed as a pianist of unusually soft touch, prodigious technique and captivating expressiveness, Vitaly has performed in over 30 countries, including solo recitals at Wigmore Hall, Musikverein in Vienna, Bozar in Brussels, Moscow Philharmonic Recital Hall, National Center for Performing Arts in Beijing, Shanghai Concert Hall, Mozarteum in Salzburg, de Singel in Antwerp, Toyota Concert Hall in Japan, Hong Kong City Hall, Salle Cortot in Paris and Palace of Arts in Budapest.
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