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Goldberg Trio

Saturday 3rd February 2018, 7.30pm
Berkhamsted Civic Centre

Yuri Zhislin
Ugne Tiskute
Ella Rundle
Goldberg Variations for String Trio BWV 988
String Trio in G major Op 9 No 1

About the Goldberg Trio

In 1993 Yuri Zhislin became the BBC Radio 2 Young Musician of the Year. In1994, he won the Malcolm Sargent Award. In 1996, he was a prize-winner at the Douai International Violin Competition in France and in 1997 he received Special Prize for the best performance of the Mozart Violin Sonata at the Premio Trio di Trieste Chamber Music Competition in Italy. These achievements led to invitations to work as a soloist with many different ensembles and orchestras, including the BBC Concert Orchestra (with regular appearances in live broadcasts and recordings on BBC Radio Two), the London Mozart Players and other leading orchestras.

Ugne is currently a member of the Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ensemble and the Ensemble Mirage who currently won St John’s Smith Square Young Artists Scheme. In addition, Ugne has been awarded the International LRAM teaching certificate by the Royal Academy of Music; demonstrating her talent for teaching. She quickly established herself as an internationally renowned musician and winner of various international competitions and major awards.

Cellist Ella Rundle is in demand as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Award winner of the 2015 Philip and Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists and 2013/14 Tillett Trust Young Artist she has performed as a soloist in venues such as Purcell Room, Snape Maltings and Wigmore Hall. As a concerto soloist Ella has appeared with orchestras such as Kensington Chamber Orchestra, New English Concert Orchestra and the Westminster Philharmonic. She has been a member of the Philharmonia Orchestra since 2015 and has played guest principal cello with a range of orchestras including B B C Philharmonic, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia and Ulster Orchestra.

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