Owen-Apekisheva Duo: Katya Apekisheva & Charles Owen
26 October 2018, 17:30
This event will be broadcast from Holywell Music Room
The UK’s pre-eminent piano duo performs two sensational works for two pianos: Rachmaninov’s First Suite, and Debussy’s three Nocturnes, arranged by Maurice Ravel. A stunning finale to our rush-hour chamber music series.
Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Sergei Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
PianistKatya Apekisheva, described as being a “profoundly gifted artist” by Gramophone magazine, is one of Europe’s most renowned pianists, in demand internationally as both a soloist and as a chamber musician. Since becoming a prize-winner in the Leeds International and Scottish Piano Competitions and collating awards such as the London Philharmonic ‘Soloist of the Year’ and the Terence Judd Award, she has been marked out as a pianist of exceptional gifts. She has performed with many of the world’s leading orche... Read Full Biography
PianistDescribed by Gramophone magazine as “one of the finest British pianists of his generation”, Charles Owen has enjoyed an extensive international career performing a wide ranging repertoire to outstanding critical acclaim. He has appeared at London’s Barbican and Queen Elizabeth Hall and regularly gives recitals at the Wigmore Hall and Kings Place. Internationally, he has performed at the Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York, the Brahms Saal in Vienna’s Musikverein, the Paris Musée d’Orsay, and t... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The 17th Oxford Lieder Festival will celebrate a rich tapestry of music, words and performance in European song. Our Grand Tour of song will showcase the pinnacles of the repertoire while exploring wider cultural and geographical influences. International stars, prize-winning young artists and a wide range of concerts and other related events will take us on this beguiling journey. View the ...