A Yamaha Pianos & Chappell of Bond Street Promotional Recital
Please join us on Thursday 17th November at 1pm at our Wardour Street store to hear the pianist Maria Nemtsova (TCML) in recital.
Presented in association with Yamaha pianos, these recitals provide a wonderful opportunity for highly gifted young artists to perform at a superb venue as well as offering an insight into the extraordinary wealth of talent being nurtured in our conservatoires. And there are few better opportunities to hear Yamaha’s stunning handcrafted Premium Pianos played at concert level in the UK.
Schubert-Liszt: 3 Songs: Standchen, Grethem am Sprinnrade, Auf dem Wasser zu singen
Ligeti: L'Esvalier du Diable
Maria Nemtsova - (Piano): was born in Moscow, Russia in 1984 and began playing the piano at the age of five. By the age of 6 Maria won her first piano competition. She later went on to attend the Myaskovsky Children's Music School studying with Galina Esman, and taking part in the televised competition "Young Musicians of Moscow" (1997). In 1998 Maria Nemtsova was accepted into the competitive Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory Academic College. Whilst at the College, Maria participated in many festivals and gave concerts in Russia, Czech Republic, Germany, Austria and USA.
Among her recent performances is an appearance at the "Liszt Bicentenary," a very prestigious festival at the King`s Place in London (January, 2011). She was a regular prize-winner in international competitions before graduating from the College with distinction in 2002 after which she was accepted into the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. It was at the Moscow Conservatory that Maria studied with the renowned pianist and teacher Prof. Yuri Slessarev from where she graduated in 2007 with honors.
Maria successfully completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Music Performance (graduating with Distinction) at the Royal College of Music (RCM) in London where she studied with Professor Dmitry Alexeev. Maria was the William Smith International Performance Scholar between 2007- 09. During her studies at the RCM Maria gave a number of solo and chamber recitals throughout the UK, Germany, Italy and USA, one of which was the Duke of Edinburgh`s Award International Gala Concert at the RCM in the presence of HRH The Earl of Wessex.
In 2008 Maria was accepted at the prestigious Accademia Pianistica (Imola, Italy) where she studied with Maestro L.N.Margarius. Maria performed a series of concerts as a William Smith Young Ambassador and has given several master-classes and recitals in Israel, Tunisia and Mongolia. In March 2010, Maria gave her solo debut at the Carnegie Hall in New York City. In August 2010, she collaborated with Jean Ives Fourmeau (France - saxophone soloist in Berliner Philharmoniker, soloist in radio-France and Artist consulting for the Yamaha company).
Maria is currently studying on the MMUs programme at Trinity College of Music in London, where she was awarded a scholarship and the Derek Butler Award, resulting in a performance at Wigmore Hall in May 2011. She is currently studying with the Head of Keyboard, Professor Deniz Gelenbe.
Maria has made CD recordings with the international competitions prize- winners, Dmitry Stepanovich, Bass and with Vitaly Vatulya, saxophone.
This performance is free of charge and will take place in the Recital Room of Yamaha Artist Services Europe (London), situated within the historic Piano Hall at Chappell of Bond Street’s West End store.
Final admittance to each recital is 12.55pm.