Katya Apekisheva & Charles Owen26/4/2016
6.15pm drinks reception | 7pm recital | Conway Hall, London
Professors of piano at the Guildhall School of Music, Katya and Charles and have established a long-running piano duo partnership, recording duo versions of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring and Petrushka together. Delving into the rich sound world of piano duet music, they explored some of the vast array of works on offer for four hands.
Poulenc: Sonata for Piano Four Hands (1918/revised 1939)
I: Prelude – Modéré
II: Rustique – Naif et Lent
III: Final – Très vite
Rachmaninoff: From Six Morceaux, Op. 11
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Katya and Charles have enjoyed long international solo careers, recording on Somm, Avie, Quartz and Onyx and touring internationally at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Frick Collection, London Barbican, Wigmore Hall, Lincoln Centre, Paris Musée d’Orsay and Aldeburgh.