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Emmanuel Bach

Jenny Stern

Sponsored by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust

Saturday 2nd March 2019, 7.30am
Berkhamsted Civic Centre

Emmanuel Bach
Jenny Stern
Solo Sonata No 2 in A Minor BWV 1003
Sonata No 8 in G Major Op 30 No 3
Sonata for Violin and Piano FP119
Variations on a theme by Corelli, in the style of Tartini
La Gitana
Caprice d’après l’étude en forme de valse de Saint-Saëns

About the players

Emmanuel Bach read Music at Magdalen College, Oxford. He is taking an Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music, with Radu Blidar, as a Drapers Music Scholar. Previously, he studied with Natasha Boyarsky. He won the Royal Overseas League String Competition 2018 and is a Countess of Munster Artist.
He has played concerti by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Paganini, Tchaikovsky and others; was a co-soloist with Anne-Sophie Mutter in Bach’s Double Concerto and played in a live-streamed masterclass conducted by Maxim Vengerov, on the Brahms Concerto.
He is grateful for support from the English-Speaking Union, RCM and HR Taylor Trust.

South-African pianist Jenny Stern has recorded for radio and television in Europe and her home country. Following studies at the Royal College of Music with Lamar Crowson, she took a Masters in South Africa, winning the Emma Smith Overseas Scholarship for further study. Major performances include live broadcasts of Rachmaninov’s First Concerto and the Grieg Concerto, with the orchestras of Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Durban. She teaches at Eton College and Royal College of Music, Junior Department. She has recently recorded a CD with violinist Emmanuel Bach.