Con Brio Sligo Friday 11 March 2011
West Cork Music, Bantry Sunday 13 March
Mozart: Sonata in E minor
Prokofiev: Sonata no.2 in D major, Op.94 bis
Silvestrov: Five Pieces
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Cork born Elizabeth Cooney has performed as soloist with a number of European orchestras with conductors Alexander Anissimov, Paavo Jarvi, Shlomo Mintz, Howard Shelley, Valdimir Altschuler and Laurent Wagner and is a regular soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra and the Ulster Orchestra in Ireland. The National Concert Hall 2006 "Rising Star", she has played with many distinguished partners in the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, the Wigmore Hall, the Royal Festival Hall, Victoria Hall, Geneva and the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie in New York.
Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Elisaveta Blumina’s has performed in some of the world's major concert halls such as the Berlin Philharmonie, the Laeisz-Halle in Hamburg, the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Beethovenhalle in Bonn and the Conservatoire in Milan. She has been guest soloist with the Dresden Philharmonic, the Moscow Virtuosi, the Sinfonia Varsovia, the Hamburg Philharmonic, the Philharmonc of Bonn, the Romanian State Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra of St. Petersburg, the Halle Philharmonic and others.