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Performance Masterclass - Violin




Masterclass will run from 2.15pm to 4.15pm

Performing for Sophie Langdon in a violin masterclass will be:

  • Peng Nian
  • Neville Rowell
  • Jessica Bishop
  • Beverly Cooper

The works played will be:

  • Peng Nian: Beethoven Spring Sonata, Op.24 (1st and 2nd movements)

  • Neville Rowell: Stravinksy Chanson Russe; Sarasate Romanza Anadaluza.
  • Beverly Cooper: Bach violin sonata in E minor BWV 1023 (1st Mvt); Franck violin sonata (4th Mvt)
  • Jessica Bishop: Glinka Sonata in d minor (First movement, Allegro moderato); Bloch - Suite Hebraique (Rapsodie).

Accompanist: Ian Pace

Sophie Langdon (biography)

Sophie Langdon is a brilliant violinist, prizewinner at the Munich International Competition, described by the Daily Telegraph as 'a most gifted natural artist'. She has appeared as soloist with many major orchestras including Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, and the Berlin Radio Orchestra. She is in constant demand as soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, orchestral leader and director, and also broadcasts frequently for Radio 3. Recordings include the Smyth double concerto on Chandos and the complete Spohr violin and harp music for Naxos. Sophie is Professor of Violin at the Royal Academy of Music. She plays on a violin by Joseph Galliano.

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When and where

2.15pm - 4.15pmFriday 4th February 2011

Performance Space College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB United Kingdom

Contact Details

Department of Music

Department Administrator


College Building
City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7040 8284

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