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Pixels Ensemble | Yewfield Concerts
4 July | 6:30 pm
Sophie Rosa violin
Jonathan Aasgaard cello
Ian Buckle piano
Lili Boulanger – D’un matin de printemps
Sergei Rachmaninov – Vocalise, op 34 no 14
Lera Auerbach – Piano Trio no 1
Wolgang Amadeus Mozart – Piano Trio in G, K564
Robert Schumann – Piano Trio in G minor, op 111
Sophie Rosa first garnered attention after winning the Second Prize and Audience Prize at the 2nd Manchester International Violin Competition 2011. She has performed across the UK as a recitalist in venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall and Bridgewater Hall.
Norwegian cellist Jonathan Aasgaard studied the cello at the Barratt Dues School of Music in Oslo with Bjørn Solum. Jonathan won all the cello and chamber music prizes and was a Gold Medal finalist. He received his recital Award in 1998 together with a medal from the Worshipful Company of Musicians. In 1999 he was appointed principal cello of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and has since performed more than 25 works for cello and orchestra with the RLPO.
Ian Buckle maintains a varied freelance career working as soloist, accompanist, chamber musician, orchestral pianist and teacher. He enjoys longstanding associations with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.