Mon 1 January 0001 - Wed 16 January 2019 , 1.05-1.55pm
The Venue, The Venue
Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music 2018/19
Eva Thorarinsdottir – violin
Alison Rhind – piano
Programme to include:
Schumann – Sonata No 2
Shostakovich – Four preludes
Eva Thorarinsdottir was born in Reykjavík, Iceland, and began playing the violin at the age of three. She is a graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music where she studied with Maciej Rakowski. She graduated from the college with an International Artist Diploma in Solo Performance.
Recently a Nordic Soloist Prize finalist, Eva is also a prize winner in numerous International Violin Competitions including winning the third prize as well as the Audience Prize in the prestigious International Carl Nielsen Violin Competition in 2012.
Eva has appeared as a soloist with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican performing Max Richter’s Memoryhouse. She has also performed with the Manchester Camerata, Odense Symphony Orchestra, Iceland Symphony Orchestra and recently performed with Sinfonia Cymru at the Vibrate Festival in Brasov.
Currently, Eva is focusing on a project which will see her recording the complete Bach Sonatas and Partitas whilst also exploring contemporary music and folk tunes from her native Iceland.
Eva plays on an 1845 Joseph Rocca violin, previously owned by the great Alfredo Campoli.
How to get to The Venue
View the Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music 2018/19 brochure.
Free admission, no booking required.