Enescu presented at the Newbury Festival by the Văcărescu – Tsunakawa Duo

25/05/2012 @ Corn Exchange Recital Hall, Newbury

Horia Văcărescu and Chiho Tsunakawa will perform an uplifting programme at the Newbury Festival,  which includes masterpieces by Brahms, Debussy, Enescu, Schubert and de Falla.

The violin-piano duo was formed at the beginning of 2010, while the two musicians were studying at the Royal College of Music in London. The duo has already had many successes and built a solid reputation internationally. In the UK, it made appearances at major venues, reaching as far as Wales and Scotland. The two musicians also toured Japan and Romania, and their performance at the Great Hall of the Bucharest Athenaeum was received to standing ovations.

The Romanian violinist Horia Văcărescu brings something new to the musical scene. Combining a high mastery of the instrument that evokes a past era with an intense and emotional approach, his performances are a delight. The distinguished musician Rivka Golani has described him as "a great talent".

A remarkable young pianist, Chiho Tsunakawa was born in Japan and studied piano from the age of 3. Tsunakawa has given solo performances on NHK Radio in Japan and her Schubert's Trout Quintet performance at the Wigmore Hall was broadcast on radio in London. She has been a prizewinner over 25 times in competitions.

When: Friday 25th May, 12.30pm (finishes approx 1.30pm)

Where: Corn Exchange, Newbury

Tickets: £8.00-£32.00 – Book online , venue / map »