Friday, 6th April, 7pm
Kristine Balanas, violin
"Kristine Balanas produced 'eye-popping virtuosity'" - The Times
"Of the violinists, I felt that Kristine Balanas was outstanding and seemed the obvious winner of the entire competition" - The Guardian
Ilan Rechtman, piano
Beethoven: Violin Sonata no. 8 Op. 30 no. 3
Wieniawsky: Polonaise brilliant, Op. 21
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto (violin and piano version)
Latvian violinist, Kristīne Balanas is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, where she studied under György Pauk. She has appeared as a soloist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris and The Moscow Soloists under Yuri Bashmet, among others. Kristīne performs on a 1787 Antonio Gragnani violin.
Ilan Rechtman is an Israeli pianist and composer. He has performed in more than fifty countries at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Chicago Symphony Hall , the Barbican Center and Wigmore Hall (London) and the Pleyel Hall and the Louvre Museum in Paris. He has appeared with Yo Yo Ma and Gary Hoffman, amongst others and is director of the Tel Aviv Museum chamber music program. This will be Ilan's second visit to Eelswamp.
Reservations: 1,000 baht.
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Tickets: No tickets will be issued for concerts. Admission to the music room on the day of the concert will be in accordance with the sequence of receipt of payment (ie, who pays first goes in first and can select their desired seat).
Etiquette: No photos allowed during the main performance. But photos may be taken during encore. Please do not upload videos to Youtube.Children: Children aged six years and older may attend the concert. Smaller children may be left with the nanny on the premises.
Cancellations and credits: Credit will be allowed for future concerts in the event of cancellation provided that the concert for which the original booking was made breaks even.
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