Katya Apekisheva & Charles Owen


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
I: Barcarolle
II: Scherzo
VI: Slava

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.