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   ROSENBOOM & KULIKOVA 

Tuesday 14 May 2024 at 7:30 pm
at St Mary's Church, Barnes
Felix Rosenboom   cello
Anastasia Kulikova   piano

Programme

 

Beethoven    7 Variations on `Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen' (from Mozart's Magic Flute), WoO.46

Janáček    Pohádka (Fairy tale)

Schumann    5 Stücke in Volkston (5 Pieces in Folk Style), Op.102

Rachmaninov    Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19

 

Felix Rosenboom is a performing cellist based in Salzburg, Austria where he studies at the Mozarteum University, under the tutelage of Clemens Hagen. Prior to this he studied at Junior Guildhall School of Music in London, under Selma Gokcen and Marina Logie.

 

At a young age Felix played in the National Children's Orchestra for 4 years, before being awarded the position of co-principal cellist in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. He has taken masterclasses with many acclaimed cellists including Danjulo Ishizaka, Aaron Minsky, Leonid Gorokov, Tamas Varga, Roel Dieltiens, Raphael Wahlfisch and Daniel Müller-Schott. Felix was granted the AYM Joan Scrutton Award, won 1st Prize in the Sevenoaks Young Musician of the Year 2019 Competition and was twice awarded 1st Prize in the North London Strings Competition.

 

In March 2022 Felix was named the 1st Prize winner of the prestigious Anton Rubenstein International Cello Competition in Düsseldorf, Germany, and in May 2022 he was awarded 1st prize at the Concorso Mainardi cello competition at the Mozarteum University, Salzburg. Felix fosters a particular love for chamber music and frequently plays and performs with numerous chamber ensembles and orchestras. His solo performances include his debut of the Monn Cello Concerto with the Claydon Chamber Orchestra, Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations with the Lydian Chamber Orchestra, and regular solo and duo recitals.

 

Canadian pianist Anastasia Kulikova is a performer and educator currently based in Austria. Throughout her career, Anastasia has performed extensively across Europe and North America and has been a prize winner at numerous national and international competitions, including the Citta Di Pesaro Competition (Italy), Hopes, Talents, Masters Festival (Bulgaria) and Thousand Islands International Competition (USA). Most recently, she was awarded the “Audience Prize” at the Fontainebleau Ravel International Competition in France, which granted her the opportunity to perform in the Chapelle de la Trinité of the Fontainebleau Palace, a prestigious landmark of French history and culture.

 

She is a recipient of a scholarship from the Woman’s Art Association of Canada and the recent winner of the University of Toronto Concerto Competition (Canada), granting her an orchestral debut with Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto no. 2 in 2022. Throughout her career, Anastasia has had the privilege to partake in many masterclasses with esteemed musicians such as Jacques Rouvier, Robert Levin, Matti Raekallio, Ronan O’Hora and Dang Thai Son. Anastasia holds Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Toronto, and is currently studying at the Mozarteum University under the guidance of Connie Shih. Her other significant influences include Marietta Orlov, Lydia Wong, Dmitry Nesterov and Cordelia Höfer-Teutsch.

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