Musica Viva Master Class at Theme and Variations

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Theme & Variations Piano Services and Musica Viva present a

Master Class with renowned French pianist Amandine Savary.



Featuring three young pianists from schools around Sydney, this master class will give you valuable information on performing, technique and repertoire selection.



Click here to download a PDF invitation.



Date: Friday May 18th


Time: 6.30PM (doors open at 6.00PM)


Cost: Students are free, adults $10.00


Address: Theme & Variations Piano Services, 451 Willoughby Rd, Willoughby NSW 2068





French pianist Amandine Savary is one of the most exciting artists to emerge from France with a solid pianistic experience. She is receiving exceptional exposure in the United Kingdom as one of the winners of the Tillet TrustYoung Artists’ Platform Scheme 2006, the Harriet Cohen BACH Prize 2006 awarded by the Worshipful Company of Musicians, the Kirckman Concert Society 2008 scheme, the Philip and Dorothy Green award for Young Artists Concerts series 2008 as well as the Park lane Group Young Artists Series 2008.

As a recitalist, she has recently been selected from the Holland Music Sessions 2007 as New Masters on Tour 2008-9 and will make her debut at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw (The Netherlands), the Riga Blackheads House (Latvia), the Bucharest Ateneul Roman Hall (Romania), the Kiev Lysenko Hall (Ukraine) and the Suntory Hall (Tokyo, Japan).

Amandine already performed in many different countries (France, England, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, Italy, Germany, Latvia, Denmark, USA, Japan, Canada, Hungary, Libya and receives regular invitations from prestigious international festivals such as the “Festival International de Musique de Dinard Cȏte d’Emeraude” (Brittany-FRANCE), the “Encuentro de Musica y accademia de Santander” (Cantabria-SPAIN), the “Bloomsbury Fesetival”, the “Fairfields Croydon Festival” (London-ENGLAND), the “Harrogate Music Festival” (Yorkshire-ENGLAND), the “Kyoto International Music Festival” (Kyoto-JAPAN), the “International Holland Music Sessions 2007” (Netherlands), the “Aix en provence Festival 2007” (FRANCE), the “Kings Lynn and Norwich Festivals” (Norfolk, UK) and made her debut in North-America during the “Festival classique des Hautes Laurentides” (Quebec CANADA).

She has performed in great halls such as the Southbank Centre (Purcell Room), the Wigmore Hall (London, United Kingdom), the Bozar (Brussels, Belgium), the Triangle (Rennes, France, and the Izumi Hall (Osaka JAPAN), the Fumin Alti Hall (Kyoto, Japan), Flagey Centre (Brussels, Belgium), the Palacio des Festivales (Santander, Spain), the Kauffman Hall (New York).

After graduating with honours in France (Caen Conservatory-Normandy), she was awarded a scholarship to join the “Royal Academy of Music of London” (England) in 2003 to study under Christopher Elton and Alexander Satz. She obtained her diploma with honours in 2007 and was awarded a distinction for outstanding merit from the Countess of Gloucester. She received different scholarships from the Royal Academy of Music, the Musicians Benevolent Fund, the Martin Musical Scholarship, Hattori Foundation, the Worshipful Company of Musicians and is now in a Masters Concert Project Degree at the Royal Academy of Music under C. Elton.

Her chamber music partners have also included Paul Neubauer (Viola), Mats Lidstrom (cello), Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (cello), Sebastien Van Kuijk (cello) and André-Gilles Duchemin (Flute), Ronan Collett (baryton).

She already appeared on TV and radio programs such as France 3 Television, Mezzo Sequences as well as for the BBC Radio 3, Radio France Musiques and the Classical National Latvian Radio.



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