28 Apr, 20:00
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Ariana Kashevi - Cello Bartosz Glowacki - Accordion

We are delighted to welcome for our next concert two outstanding musicians:

 

Ariana Kashevi is British-Persian cellist who has performed across Europe as a soloist and chamber musician. She is the winner of numerous competitions, prizes and scholarships including the Rubinstein competition, and the Luigi-Nono competition. Her programme will include works by Bach, Walton and Ligeti.

 

Bartosz Glowacki is one of the leading lights of a new generation of accordionists. He has won numerous competitions including Polish Young Musician of the Year in 2009, and has performed as a soloist in prestigious venues including the Wigmore Hall, the Royal Festival Hall, the Royal Albert Hall and the Barbican. He will be performing works by Rameau, Bach, Zolotaryov and Piazzolla.

  • Ariana Kashevi

    British-Persian cellist Ariana Kashefi performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician across Europe. She is a City Music Foundation artist, a winner of the Rubinstein competition, first prize winner of the Luigi-Nono competition, a finalist in the prestigious Pierre Fournier Award where she performed a recital at the Wigmore Hall amongst other things.

    Ariana received the Royal Philharmonic Society Julius Isserlis scholarship, allowing her to study for her masters degree at the Hochschule fur Musik ‘Hanns Eisler’, Berlin, where she was awarded the highest mark for her final recital. After this, she was hand-picked by Maestro Barenboim to study at the Barenboim-Said Academy for an Artist Diploma with Professor Frans Helmerson.

    Recent concerts included a performance with legendary pianist Bruno Canino in Slovenia, which was featured on Slovenian radio and TV.

    As a Villa Musica scholarship holder she was awarded the use of a Gagliano cello

  • Bartosz Glowacki

    Bartosz Glowacki is one of the leading lights of a new generation of accordionists. His artistic goal is to continue to improve awareness of the accordion in classical music, as well as to develop a new repertoire for his instrument. In 2016 he graduated from London’s Royal Academy of Music with honours and received the Regency Award. Winner of numerous competitions, he was awarded the Polish Young Musician of the Year in 2009 and represented Poland at the Eurovision Young Musicians Competition in Vienna.

    Bartosz has performed as a soloist in prestigious venues including Wigmore Hall, the Royal Festival Hall, the Royal Albert Hall and the Barbican. Founder of the Deco Ensemble, he has worked with renowned artists from various musical worlds such as Nigel Kennedy, Trevor Pinnock, the Atom String Quartet, Tanita Tikaram, the Manchester Collective, Lizzie Ball and Gabriella Swallow. He also works regularly with musical institutions including the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Chroma Ensemble, the National Theatre and the Royal Opera House. He was selected to be part of the ‘Open Space’ residency at Snape Maltings in 2016.

    Bartosz released his debut album “Genesis” in 2020 with DUX record label, featuring baroque transcriptions, original solo accordion works and Double Concerto by Astor Piazzolla with British jazz guitarist Rob Luft. Recently he premiered accordion concerto “The Players” by Brett Dean with London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.