Lunch Time Recital With Sonya Pigot

WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY 1.10PM

Programme

Liszt Ballade no 2

Mozart sonata KV 310

Chopin ballade no 4

Debussy L’isle joyeuse

BIOGRAPHY

Sonya has performed recitals in venues such as the Royal Albert Hall (Elgar Room), Wigmore Hall, London and in concert halls throughout the rest of Europe and Australia. She studies with Professor Norma Fisher and is a holder of the Nosward Charity Award scholarship while studying a Masters of performance at the Royal College of Music.

As well as having performed for members of the Royal Family, Sonya has won many prizes across Australia and Europe; most notably the first prize in the Grand Prize Virtuoso International music competition, Gold Medal in the Berliner International Music competition, first prize in the Hephzibah Menuhin Memorial Award piano competition and first prize in the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Rising Star competition.

Sonya has had concert engagements with orchestra’s since she was 15, most notably the Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 under Conductor Richard Gill AO. She has been a finalist in the 3mbs Young Performer’s Award which was broadcast on 3mbsFM, Australia and a semi-finalist in the Pianale International music competition, Stockport International music competition and in the Royal Over Seas League music competition. Along side her piano performance sonya was recorded at Abbey Road Studios as a violinst in the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra and has had concerto engagements with Orchestra’s, recitals and competition success as a solo violinist aswell.

She has performed in master classes and festivals with teachers such as Boris Berman, John Perry, Jerome Lowenthal, Wei-yi Yang, Ewa Pablocka, Ian Jones, Pavel Gililov and Grigory Gruzman.

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