08 January 2019
By Ellie Palmer
Steinway artist Yulia Chaplina to perform Prokofiev's Soviet masterpieces in London on February 2nd
Get yourselves down to The Southbank Centre in London on Saturday 2nd February for this exciting performance of works by Prokofiev!
Prokofiev's characterful chamber music spanned pre-revolutionary Russia and the Soviet years, and this is your chance to hear it performed by one of Russia's breakout pianists; Yulia Chaplina. The London-based Steinway artist has performed extensively in Europe and Asia. She has won 1st prize in piano competitions in Paris, London, Andorra, Kiev, Kharkov, and St. Petersburg. Most notably, Chaplina won Gold in the junior section of the 5th Tchaikovsky International Competition.
Having been taught by the likes of András Schiff, Mitsuko Uchida and Paul Badura-Skoda, Chaplina arrives in London with a wave of world-class training and is bound to amaze the British crowd.
Prokofiev: Andantino from Tales of an Old Grandmother, Op.31 arr. Milstein for violin & piano; Selection from Visions fugitives, Op.22; Cello Sonata in C, Op.119
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No.9 in C, Op.103
-: Selected transcriptions for violin & piano:
Prokofiev: Minuet from 4 Pieces, Op.32; Legend from 10 Pieces, Op.12; Grand Valse
from Cinderella arr. Fichtenholz for violin & piano; March from The Love for Three Oranges Suite arr. Heifetz for violin & piano
Take a listen to Russian Serenade below, which sees Yulia Chaplina perform works by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky along with a selection of other Russian pianists.