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Spring Sonatas: Sophie Rosa & Sholto Kynoch

25 October 2017, 17:30


Recital

Chamber Music Early Evening


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



Richard Strauss’s uplifting Violin Sonata in E flat, Op.18, was written in 1887–8, the early years of his romance with his future wife, Pauline. It is coupled with Beethoven’s equally sunny 'Spring' Sonata, played here by prize-winning violinist Sophie Rosa.

Watch a video of Sophie Rosa performing Fritz Kreisler with Sholto Kynoch below.


Artist Portrait

Sophie Rosa

Sophie Rosa

Violin

Sophie Rosa first garnered attention after winning the Second Prize and Audience Prize at the 2nd Manchester International Violin Competition 2011. She has performed across the UK as a recitalist in venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall and Bridgewater Hall as well as appearing with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Manchester Camerata. Sophie has broadcast for Radio 3 and Classic FM. Sophie's debut album, 'Reve d'Enfant' was released in 2016 on the Champs Hill Records label.... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Sholto Kynoch

Sholto Kynoch

Pianist

Sholto Kynoch is a sought-after pianist who specialises in chamber music and song accompaniment. In addition to a busy performance schedule and a fast-growing discography, he is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, the UK’s most renowned song festival, which recently won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award. In recent years he has appeared at London’s Wigmore Hall, the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, the Berliner Konzerthaus, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, the Opéra de Lille... Read Full Biography

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