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Mahler & Brahms Piano Quartets: Urioste, Hernandez, van der Heijden, Poster

24 October 2017, 17:30


Recital

Chamber Music Early Evening


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Headington School: The Hall

Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD



Mahler's only chamber work is his single-movement Piano Quartet in A minor. An amazing team of artists perform this alongside Brahms' epic Piano Quartet no. 2 in A, Op. 26.


Artist Portrait

Elena Urioste

Elena Urioste

Violinist

Elena Urioste, amusingly hailed by The Washington Post as “a drop-dead beauty who plays with equal parts passion, sensuality, brains and humor,” was recently selected as a BBC New Generation Artist and has been featured on the cover of Symphony magazine. She has given acclaimed performances with major orchestras throughout the United States, including the Philadelphia and Cleveland Orchestras; Boston Pops; New York and Buffalo Philharmonics; and the Chicago, San Francisco, National, Atlanta, Baltimore, Detroit, Pittsburgh, C... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Juan-Miguel Hernandez

Juan-Miguel Hernandez

Viola

An artist defined by the critics as "…tender, lyrical, loaded with personality" (Atlanta Journal Constitution, Pierre Ruhe), violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez is also recognized for drawing "...the sweetest, most sonorous tone..." (Washington Post, Charles T. Downey). In September 2009, Juan-Miguel won the first Prize at the 16th International Johannes Brahms Competition, Austria, adding to other top prizes won at the National Canadian Music Competition, and the 9th National Sphinx Competition in 2006, presented by JPM... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Laura van der Heijden

Laura van der Heijden

Cellist

“The beauty of Laura van der Heijden’s playing lies in the fact that she has a wonderful expressivity, but never, ever overdoes it.” Jane Shuttleworth, Bachtrack Laura van der Heijden has already made a name for herself as a very special emerging talent. Having won many prizes and awards from a very young age, Laura was awarded the title of BBC Young Musician 2012 at the age of 15, performing Walton’s Cello Concerto with Kirill Karabits and the Northern Sinfonia at The Sage, Gateshead. In September 2014 Laura ... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Tom Poster

Tom Poster

Pianist

“And what can I say about the excellent Tom Poster? His versatility and unerring sense of what works best marks him out as a musician’s musician and everyone in the business should be beating a path to his door” – MusicWeb International, Cheltenham Festival Tom Poster is internationally recognised as a pianist of outstanding artistry and versatility, equally in demand as soloist and chamber musician across an unusually extensive repertoire. He has been described as “a marvel, [who] can play anything in any st... Read Full Biography

Tickets

Call: 01865 591 276

Tickets
General Admission £12.00
General Admission
Under 35s Ticket
£5.00

This event is part of a series:

The Schumann Project

The Schumann Project: 14-29 October 2016 The fifteenth Oxford Lieder Festival will be the Schumann Project, a unique survey of Schumann's complete songs. The Schumann Project will explore Schumann's life and times, his friends and contemporaries, his influences and his legacies, and his literary and artistic interests. This two-week feast of song will feature Oxford Lieder's trad...