Australian violinist Emily Sun is rapidly gaining international recognition as a rising soloist. She was recently named the 2018 ABC Australian Young Performer of the Year, following her performance of Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in the Sydney Opera House. She was awarded the Gold Medal and named Commonwealth Musician of the Year at the 2016 Royal Overseas League Music Competition UK – the first violinist to win the award since 1981.
G.Fauré Violin Sonata No.1
C.Franck Violin Sonata in A major
Emily returns to the Festival following her 2017 Young Artist appearance with the Elysian Piano Trio.
Emily is accompanied by pianist Caterina Grewe.
German-Japanese pianist Caterina Grewe, born in Tokyo, has performed to great critical acclaim throughout the UK, Europe and Asia as a Steinway Artist, winning prizes at competitions across the world, most recently taking 1st Prize at the 2019 Changhsa International Open Piano Competition in China. She studied with Gabriele Wulff at the Hambury Conservatory and with the late Bernard Roberts at Chetham’s, before completing her studies at the Royal College of Music in 2013, where she was awarded the prestigious Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Rose Bowl (presented to her by Prince Charles).
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