Past Concerts

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Wednesday 8 January 2020, 7.30pm

Recital at the Cheltenham Festival
Pittville Pump Room, East Approach Drive, Cheltenham, GL52 3JE

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor, 'Sonantensatz'

Brahms Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 100

Prokofiev Five Melodies Op. 35

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Beethoven Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 96

Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, 'Gypsy airs', Op. 20

 

John Lenehan  piano

Saturday 23 November 2019, 1.00pm

Lunchtime Recital at Milton Keynes City Church
300 Saxon Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 2ES

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 10 in G major, Op. 96

Brahms Scherzo in C Minor

Kreisler 2 Short Pieces

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Debussy Violin Sonata in G Minor, L. 140

Paganini 2 Caprices, Op.1

Sarasate Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20

 

Marina Nadiradze  piano

Monday 14 October 2019, 7.45pm

Recital for the Luton Music Club

A programme of Beethoven and Beethoven themed works for violin and piano

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 1 in D major, Op. 12 No. 1

Debussy Violin Sonata in G Minor, L. 141

Jonathan Dove "Ludwig Games"

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Beethoven Rondo in G Major WoO41

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 7 in C Minor, Op. 30 No. 2

 

John Lenehan  piano

Sunday 29 September 2019, 2.30pm

Recital at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

New Masters on Tour 2019 | 2020

Strauss Violin Sonata in E flat major, Op. 18

Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriciosso, Op. 28

 

Somi Kim  piano 

Monday 23 September 2019, 8.00pm

Recital for The International Holland Music Sessions
Hoornder kerk Den Hoorn, Texel

New Masters on Tour 2019 | 2020

Strauss Violin Sonata in E flat major, Op. 18

Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriciosso, Op. 28

 

Somi Kim  piano 

Sunday 22 September 2019, 3.00pm

Recital for The International Holland Music Sessions
Dorpskerk Bloemendaal.

New Masters on Tour 2019 | 2020

Beethoven Sonata in D Major, Op. 12, No. 1

Prokofiev 5 Melodies, Op. 35bis

Strauss Violin Sonata in E flat Major, Op. 18

 

Somi Kim  piano

Saturday 6 July 2019, 7.45pm

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

Elgar Violin Concerto in B Minor, Op. 61

David Knight conductor

Monday 24 June 2019, 8.00pm

Pierre Amoyal Class Concert
Wiener Saal, Mozarteum, Schwarzstraße 26, 5020 Salzburg

Concert of the students of Pierre Amoyal

Monday 15 April 2019, 3.00pm

Recital for Benslow Music
Benslow Lane, Hitchin SG4 9RB

Beethoven Sonata in A Major Op. 12, No. 2

Debussy Sonata in G Minor, L. 141

Kreisler 3 Old Viennese Dances

Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriciosso

 

Somi Kim  piano

Saturday 23 February 2019, 7.30pm

Performance at the Corn Exchange, Bedford
Corn Exchange, 13 St Paul's Square, Bedford MK40 1SL

Glazunov Violin Concerto

Michael Rose  conductor

Wednesday 23 January 2019, 7.30pm

Recital at St Mary's Perivale
St Marys Church, Perivale Lane, Perivale, Middlesex, UB6 8SS

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

Strauss Violin Sonata in E flat Major, Op. 18

 

Somi Kim  piano

Friday 18 January 2019, 6.00pm

Chamber Music at the Mozarteum University
Bösendorfer Saal, Mozarteum University, Salzburg

Strauss Violin Sonata in E flat major, Op. 18

 

Yu Nitahara  piano

Wednesday 12 December 2018, 6.00pm

Pierre Amoyal Klasse Konzert
Wiener Saal, Mozarteum, Schwarzstraße 26, 5020 Salzburg

 

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

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

 

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 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

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