Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music – Royal Academy of Music

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Quarry Hill, Leeds

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Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music – Royal Academy of Music

20th October 2021 - 20th October 2021

ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC PRESTON YEO – VIOLIN LEONA CRASI – PIANO Elisenda Fabrégas – Sonata No 1 Brahms – Sonata for violin & piano No 2 in A major, Op 100 Zhenyan Li – World premiere of new work commissioned for Leeds Lunchtime Chamber Music Stravinsky – Suite Italienne This concert will last approximately 50 minutes. Preston Yeo is a young British violinist who has been playing since the age of four. A versatile and sensitive player, he has enjoyed competitive success and audience acclaim in UK music festivals. Preston recently attained First-Class Honours for his Bachelor of Music at the Royal Academy of Music, studying with Remus Azoitei and supported by the Helen Worswick Scholarship. Throughout his undergraduate studentship he was invited to perform at many prestigious events, and was awarded the Homi Kanga Memorial Prize, DM Lloyd Prize and John Waterhouse Prize. Leona Crasi is a progressive and versatile Romanian pianist. Her projects consist of classical solo and chamber music recitals, premiers and recordings of contemporary works, and multimedia collaborations with composers as well as visual artists and designers. In 2019 she was featured as part of the New Stages Concert Series with the performance Analogos, and later in the Royal Academy Piano Festival and Bloomsbury Music Festival with multimedia project Play.