Past Concerts

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Thursday 29 November 2018, 1.05pm

London School of Economics Lunchtime Concert
London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE

Beethoven Sonata No. 8 in G Major, Op. 30 No. 3

Ysaÿe Solo Sonata No. 1 in G Minor

Saint - Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28

 

Marina Nadiradze  piano 

Friday 21 September 2018, 1.00pm

Lunchtime Recital at St. Barnabas, Ealing
St. Barnabas Church, Denison Road, Ealing, W5 IQG

Brahms Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 100

Prokofiev 5 Melodies, Op. 35a

Wieniawski Polonaise Brilliante No. 2 in A Major, Op. 21

 

Somi Kim  piano

Saturday 1 September 2018, 1.00pm

Lunchtime Recital
300 Saxon Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 2ES

Beethoven Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24

Enescu Sonata No. 2 in F Minor, Op 6

Prokofiev 5 Melodies, Op. 35a

Wieniawski Polonaise Brilliante No. 2 in A Major, Op. 18

John Lenehan  piano

Monday 13 August 2018, 10.00am

SommerAkademie Mozarteum 2018
Mozarteum University

Masterclasses at the SommerAkademie Mozarteum 2018

From 13 - 25 August

Friday 10 August 2018, 8.00pm

Recital at The Holland Music Sessions
Kerkpad 1 Castricum, Noord-Holland 1901 GV Nederland

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Fauré Sonata No. 1 in A Major, Op. 13

Wieniawski Polonaise No. 2 in A Major, Op. 21

 

Somi Kim  piano

Thursday 9 August 2018, 2.00pm

Lunchtime Recital at the Holland Music Sessions
Dreef 1 Bergen NH, Noord-Holland 1861 JX Nederland

J. S. Bach Solo Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001

Monday 6 August 2018, 1.00pm

International Holland Music Sessions
1860 AG Bergen, NH

Participating in the Holland Music Sessions

From 6 - 11 August 2018

 

Wednesday 1 August 2018, 8.00pm

Private Performance in association with Talent Unlimited

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Enesco Sonata No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 6

- 3 French Miniatures -

i) Debussy La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin

ii) Debussy La Plus Que Lente

iii) Fauré Berceuse Op. 16

Wieniawski Polonaise Brilliant No. 2 in A Major, Op. 21

 

John Lenehan  piano

Sunday 22 July 2018, 7.45pm

Concerto with the Cornerstone Symphony Orchestra
Church of Christ the Cornerstone, 300 Saxon Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 2ES

Lalo Symphonie Espagnole Op. 21

Adrian Boynton  conductor 

Friday 29 June 2018, 6.00pm

Pierre Amoyal Klasse Konzert
Bösendorfer Saal, Mozarteum University, Salzburg

Fauré Sonata in A Major, Op. 13 

 

Yu Nitahara  piano

Sunday 29 April 2018, 8.00pm

Performance in Abergavenny, Wales
Our Lady & St Michael's Church, Abergavenny

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto 

Dennis Simons  conductor 

Thursday 26 April 2018, 7.00pm

Talent Unlimited Showcase
St James's Church, Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL

Performing for the Talent Unlimited Showcase

 

Prokofiev 5 Melodies, Op.35 

Debussy Violin Sonata in G Minor L. 141

 

Somi Kim  piano

Thursday 5 April 2018, 12.00pm

Cristian in the Recording Studio
The Recital Hall, Bedford School, de Parys Ave, Bedford MK40 2TU

Recording works for violin and piano

with Somi Kim

Sunday 21 January 2018, 11.00am

Classes with Vadim Repin
Mozarteum University, 1 Mirabellplatz, 5020 Salzburg

3 days of classes with Vadim Repin.

19th - 21st January, 11:00 - 17:00

Tuesday 12 December 2017, 5.00pm

Future Master Concert Series at the Mozarteum
Solitär, Universität Mozarteum, 1 Mirabellplatz, Salzburg

Brahms Sonata No.1 in G Major, Op. 78

Mari Kato  piano

Monday 16 October 2017, 12.00pm

Cristian in the Recording Studio
The Recital Hall, Bedford School, De Parys Ave, Bedford MK40 2TU

Recording works for violin and piano

with John Lenehan

Monday 9 October 2017, 5.00pm

Performance in Wiener Saal, Mozarteum
Schwarzstraße 26, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Prokofiev 5 Melodies, Op. 35

 

Mari Kato  piano

Saturday 29 July 2017, 5.00pm

Performance at the Sommerakadamie Mozarteum
Mozarteum University, Mirabellplatz, Salzburg

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Alessandro Tardino  piano

 

Click here to see photos of the Pierre Amoyal's class of 2017

Monday 17 July 2017, 2.00pm

International Sommerakadamie at Mozarteum University
Universität Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria

Participating in the 'Internationale Sommerakadamie Universität Mozarteum', receiving masterclasses and tuition from Pierre Amoyal. 

From 17th-29th July

Repertoire

Works of Brahms, Wieniawski, Debussy and J.S. Bach

Wednesday 28 June 2017, 12.20pm

Performance at 1901 Arts Club, London
The Salon, The Arts Club 1901

Performing for the Royal Philharmonic Society

 

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Fauré Violin Sonata No.1 in A Major, Op. 13

Oliver Davis 3 Days in November (written for Cristian)

 

Somi Kim  piano

Thursday 15 June 2017, 6.30pm

Masterclass with James Ehnes
Royal Academy of Music, London

Inaugurating James Ehnes' appointment as Visitng Professor of Violin.

This masterclass will be streamed live on the Royal Academy of Music's Facebook page. Find it here

 

Fauré Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 13

John Lenehan  piano

 

Monday 22 May 2017, 3.00pm

Final Recital at Craxton Studios
Craxton Studios, 14 Kidderpore Avenue, London NW3 7SU

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Fauré Violin Sonata in A Major, Op.13

Wieniawski Polonaise in A Major, Op.21

 

John Lenehan  piano

Monday 15 May 2017, 2.30pm

CAVATINA Chamber Music Competition
Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, NW1

Representing the Royal Academy of Music

 

Beethoven Piano Trio in C Minor, Op.1, No.3

with

Thomas Isaac  cello

Susana Gomez Vazquez  piano

Saturday 8 April 2017, 8.00pm

Chamber Music in Loire Valley, France
Loire Valley, France

Beethoven Piano Trio in C Minor, Op.1 No.3

Ravel Piano Trio in A Minor

 with

Thomas Isaac  cello

Susana Gomez Vázquez  piano

Tuesday 7 March 2017, 7.30pm

Recital in Canterbury
St Peter's Church, St Peter's Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BE

John Whibley's concert series, running from 6th-9th March, 2017.

 

W. A. Mozart Violin Sonata in C Major, K. 296

C. Franck Sonata in A Major

H. Wieniawski Polonaise No. 2 in A Major, Op. 21

 

Marina Nadiradze  piano

Friday 10 February 2017, 7.30pm

Chamber Music with Maxim Vengerov
The Dukes Hall, Royal Academy of Music

Brahms Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115

 

Maxim Vengerov &  Cristian Grajner de Sa  violin

Anita Kurowska  viola

Patrick Dunlea  cello

Charlie Dale-Harris  clarinet

 

Monday 16 January 2017, 10.00am

Chamber Music Masterclass with Ralph Kirshbaum
Royal Academy of Music, London

Beethoven Piano Trio in C Minor, Op.1, No.3

with

Thomas Isaac  cello

Susana Gomez Vazquez  piano

 

Saturday 3 December 2016, 8.00pm

Performance with Buckingham Choral Society
Buckingham Parish Church Castle Street Buckingham MK18 1BS

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64

Julian Mann  conductor 

 

Saturday 29 October 2016, 7.30pm

The Leighton Buzzard Music Society
Leighton Buzzard Theatre Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, Beds. LU7 1RX

Beethoven Sonata No. 1, Op.12, No. 1

Debussy Sonata in G Minor

Brahms Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78

and works by Wieniawski, Sarasate, Kreisler, Paganini 

 

Marina Nadiradze  piano

Tuesday 27 September 2016, 1.05pm

Chamber Music at the Royal Academy of Music
David Josefowitz Hall, Royal Academy of Music

Smetana Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 15

Ravel Piano Trio in A Minor

with

Thomas Isaac  cello

Susana Gómez Vázquez  piano

Sunday 25 September 2016, 7.00pm

Chamber Music at Winchester College
Winchester College, College St, Winchester SO23 9NA

Smetana Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 15

Ravel Piano Trio in A Minor

with

Thomas Isaac cello

Susana Gomez Vazquez piano

Friday 29 July 2016, 10.00am

Masterclasses in Lausanne with Pierre Amoyal and Pavel Gililov
Académie de Musique de Lausanne, Switzerland, Case Postale 5026

Cristian and Susana Gómez Vázquez will be particpating in the Lausanne Summer Academy, receiving masterclasses with Pierre Amoyal and Pavel Gililov.

 

The Summer Academy runs from the 29th July to 6th August 2016.

 

 

Tuesday 29 March 2016, 8.00pm

Recital at Aula de Musica
Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Spain

Beethoven Piano Trio in C Minor, Op.1 No. 3

Albert Rich "Tyche"; commission, world premiere 

Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49

with 

Thomas Isaac  cello

Susana Gomez Vazquez  piano

 

Friday 18 March 2016, 7.30pm

Recital at Hinchinbrooke House
Hinchingbrooke House, Brampton Road, Huntingdon, PE29 3BN

 

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Brahms Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78

- interval -

Mozart Sonata in Bb Major, K. 378

Debussy Sonata in G Minor

Wieniawski Polonaise in A Major, Op. 21

 

Marina Nadiradze  piano

 

Thursday 17 March 2016, 1.05pm

LSE Lunchtime Concert Series
London School of Economics and Political Science Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE UK

Brahms Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op.  78

Debussy Sonata in G Minor

Wieniawski Polonaise in A Major, Op. 21

 

Marina Nadiradze  piano

Saturday 5 March 2016, 7.30pm

Performance with St Albans Symphony Orchestra
St Saviour's Church, Sandpit Lane, St Albans AL1 4DF

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

Leon Gee  conductor

 

Tuesday 23 February 2016, 1.05pm

Chamber Music at Colston Hall
Colston Hall, Colston Street, Bristol BS1 5AR

Beethoven Piano Trio in C Minor, Op.1, No.3

Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D Minor, Op.49

with

Thomas Isaac cello

Susana Gomez Vazquez piano

Monday 15 February 2016, 5.30pm

Masterclass with Menahem Pressler
Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, NW1

Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.1 in D Minor, Op. 49

with

Thomas Isaac cello

Susana Gomez Vazquez piano

Thursday 4 February 2016, 1.05pm

Chamber Music at the Royal Academy of Music
Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, NW 1

Mendelssohn Piano Trio no.1 in D minor, Op.49

with

Thomas Isaac cello

Susana Gómez Vázquez piano

Wednesday 3 February 2016, 4.30pm

Performing live on BBC Radio 3, In Tune

Cristian will be performing and discussing the Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D Minor, Op.49 with Susana Gomez Vazquez and Thomas Isaac

Wednesday 27 January 2016, 6.00pm

Performance Class with Alexander Sitkovetsky
Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, NW 1

Performance Class with Alexander Sitkovetsky

 

Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78

Sunday 22 November 2015, 8.00pm

Performance with Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra
Our Lady & St Michael's Church, Abergavenny

Sibelius Violin Concerto

Dennis Simons conductor

Saturday 17 October 2015, 1.00pm

Chamber Music Recital, Bath
Darlington Street, Bathwick, Bath BA2 4EB

Mendelssohn Piano Trio in D Minor No 1, Op. 49

K. Loder Piano Trio in D Minor

with

Thomas Isaac  cello

Susana Gomez Vazquez  piano

 

Monday 21 September 2015, 1.10pm

Recital for Talent Unlimited at St James's, Piccadilly, London
St James's Piccadilly, London

Repertoire

Works by Beethoven, Faure and Wieniawski

 

Susana Gomez Vazquez  piano

Saturday 8 August 2015, 8.00pm

Young Violinist Festival Groba 2015
Ponteareas, Spain

III Festival Groba​
8th to 14th August 2015

in

Ponteareas, Galicia, Spain

Saturday 2 May 2015, 7.30pm

Chamber Music at Leighton House
Leighton House, 12 Holland Park Road, London, W14 8LZ

C. Franck Sonata in A Major

Ravel Piano Trio in A Minor

with 

Thomas Isaac  cello

Susana Gómez Vázquez  piano

 

 

Tuesday 21 April 2015, 1.05pm

Chamber Music at The Royal Academy of Music
The Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5HT

Beethoven Piano Trio in C Minor, Op.1, No.3

with

Thomas Isaac  cello

Susana Gómez Vázquez  piano

 

 

Tuesday 24 March 2015, 7.30pm

Bedford School Concert Series
The Recital Hall, Bedford School, De Parys Avenue, Bedford,MK40 2TU

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op.24 "Spring"

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Debussy La Plus Que Lent

Fauré Après un Rêve

Ravel Tzigane

 

Marina Nadiradze  piano

Wednesday 18 March 2015, 10.00am

Windsor International String Competition
Guildhall, High Street, Windsor

J.S. Bach Violin Partita No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006: Loure and Gavotte en Rondeau

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 ‘Spring’: i. Allegro and ii. Adagio

Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20

Wednesday 4 March 2015, 1.00pm

Open University Lunchtime Concert Series - Recital
The St Michael's Church, Walton Hall campus, University, Milton Keynes

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 ‘Spring’

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Debussy La Plus Que Lent

Fauré Après un Reve

Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20

 

Marina Nadiradze  piano 

Monday 2 March 2015, 4.00pm

Performance Class with Tasmin Little
Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5HT, UK

Thursday 1 January 2015, 3.00pm

New Year's Day Gala ! All-Star Concert
St Marys Church, Perivale Lane, Perivale, Middlesex, UB6 8SS

Performing a selection of works for two violins performing with Mathilde Milwidsky 

Saturday 13 December 2014, 7.30pm

Recital
Castlethorpe Church, North Street, Castlethorpe, Buckinghamshire, MK19 7EW

Performing works by Kreisler, Sarasate, Paganini and de Falla

Sunday 19 October 2014, 7.30pm

Aldeburgh Concert Series - 19th October 2014
Aldeburgh Parish Church, Aldeburgh

An all J. S. Bach programme of

Bach Violin Concerto in A Minor 

Bach Violin and Oboe Concerto in C Minor

Bach Bradenburg Concerto No 3

with 

Students from the Royal Academy of Music

Saturday 18 October 2014, 7.30pm

Aldeburgh Concert Series - 18th October 2014
Aldeburgh Parish Church, Aldeburgh

An all J. S. Bach programme of

Bach Violin Concerto in A Minor 

Bach Violin and Oboe Concerto in C Minor

Bach Bradenburg Concerto No 3

with

Students from the Royal Academy of Music

Wednesday 24 September 2014, 3.00pm

Strings Open Day at The Royal Academy of Music
The Royal Academy of Music

C. Franck Violin Sonata A Major

 

Susana Gomez Vazquez  piano 

 

Monday 7 July 2014, 3.00pm

Private Recital for Courtauld Institute of Art
Somerset House, The Strand, London

Saturday 5 July 2014, 7.45pm

Concert with Milton Keynes Sinfonia
The Church of Christ the Cornerstone, 300 Saxon Gate West, Milton Keynes MK9 2ES

Bruch Violin Concerto

Milton Keynes Sinfonia

David Knight  conductor

Sunday 22 June 2014, 7.30pm

Shenfest Festival
Holy Trinity Church, The Green, Shenington, Oxfordshire, OX0 6NH

Performing works by Vivaldi, Kreisler, Rachmaninov, de Falla & Paganini 

Friday 2 May 2014, 3.00pm

Maxim Vengerov Masterclass
Trinity College Broad Street Oxford OX1 3BH UK

Performing Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Wednesday 30 April 2014, 7.30pm

Bedford School Chamber Orchestra Concert
Bedford School Chapel, Bedford School, De Parys Avenue, Bedford, MK40 2TU

J. S. Bach Concerto in D Minor for 2 Violins

 

with

Alex Collins  violin

Martin Hughes  conductor

Monday 10 March 2014, 3.00pm

Benslow Music Concerts
Benslow Music, Benslow Lane, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RB

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24 "Spring"

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Bartok Romanian Dances

M. Ponce Estrellita

Wieniawski Polonaise Brilliante in D

 

Daniel Swain  piano

Tuesday 18 February 2014, 7.00pm

Royal Overseas League Competition - String Final
ROSL ARTS, Over-Seas House, Park Place, St James Street, London, SW1A 1LR

Beethoven Spring Sonata No. 5 in F Major, "Spring", 1st mov - Allegro

Brahms Sonata No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108, 2nd mov - Adagio

Wieniawski Polonaise No 1 in D Major, Op. 4

 

Peter Foggitt  piano

Sunday 8 December 2013, 7.30pm

Anglo - Italian Music Society
St Peters Church, De Parys Avenue, Bedford

Vaughan Williams The Lark Ascending

Jan Kaznowski  conductor

 

Friday 29 November 2013, 10.00am

Recording of "Three Days in November"
Air - Edel Studios, 18 Rodmarton Street, London, W1U 8BJ

Recording Oliver Davis' "Three Days in November"

Sam Haywood  piano 

at Air Edel Recoding Studios

Monday 18 November 2013, 6.00pm

Masterclass with Giovanni Guzzo
Room TBC, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, NW2

Participating in a masterclass with Giovanni Guzzo, leader of the Manchester Camerata & Budapest Festival Orchestra 

Thursday 14 November 2013, 1.05pm

Lunchtime Concert at The Royal Academy of Music
David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music,Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT, UK

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24, "Spring" 

Mark Austin  piano

Saturday 6 July 2013, 1.30pm

Chamber Music at the Royal Academy of Music
The Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London

Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A Minor

with

Olivia Morton  cello

Susana Gomez Vazquez  piano

Saturday 29 June 2013, 3.00pm

Concerto Winner's Concert
Dukes Hall, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64

Howard Williams  conductor

Tuesday 25 June 2013, 1.00pm

Lunchtime Recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields
Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 4JJ

Oliver Davis 3 Days in November; world premiere 

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

 

Dominic John  piano

Saturday 8 June 2013, 7.45pm

President's Concert at Toddington Music Society
St George of England Church, Toddington, Bedfordshire

A selection of works by Beethoven, Brahms, Kreisler and De Falla

Saturday 18 May 2013, 7.30pm

Beaconsfield Concerts
Beaconsfield High School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, HP9 1RR

Beethoven Violin sonata No.1 in D major, Op.12, 3rd mov - Rondo   

Brahms Scherzo in C minor  

Rachmaninov  Vocalise, Op.34, No.14  

 

Deborah Shah  piano

 

Wednesday 27 February 2013, 1.05pm

Leeds International Concert Season
The Venue, Leeds College of Music

Mozart  Sonata in B Flat K.378, i. Allegro moderato

Brahms  Scherzo in C Minor

de Falla  Danse Espagnole

 

Daniel King Smith  piano

Sunday 17 February 2013, 7.45pm

Concerto with the Cornerstone Chamber Orchestra
Christ The Cornerstone, Milton Keynes

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor

 

Adrian Boynton  conductor

 

Cristian has been sponsored for this concert by

Thwaites Fine Stringed Instruments