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Lasma TAIMINA

LATVIA

  • date of birth: 5th of June 1988

  • is currently studying an Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music in London and is on trial with CBSO and the London Mozart Players

  • has obtained a Master in Performance with distinctions in 2017 from the RCM at the class of Prof. Yuri Zhislin, has studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Liège, Belgium with Prof. Karen Aratunian, at the Queen Sofia College of Music in Madrid, Spain with Prof. Zakhar Bron and at the Music Academy of Latvia with Prof. Eva Bindere

  • received a Special Award for the best student from Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain in 2011

  • recorded a CD as part of the Madrid String Quartet with music of Beethoven and Brahms

  • has been a guest violinist of Gidon Kremer’s Kremerata Baltica between 2008-2014

  • has won a place in the London Philharmonic Orchestra – “Foyle Future Firsts” Programme in 2017

Prizes: Laureate of the International “Henri Koch” Competition in Belgium, 2013

Program:

First Round

Bach Ciaccona from Partita for Solo Violin in D minor

Mozart Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major K. 216

Paganini Caprice no. 9

Second Round

Beethoven Sonata no. 9 in A major op. 47, “Kreutzer”

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Ysaÿe Sonata for Solo Violin no. 4 in E minor op. 27

Semifinal

Strauss Sonata in E flat major op. 18

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in F minor op. 6

Saint-Saëns- Ysaÿe Caprice d’apres l’Etude en forme de valse op. 52

Final

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major op. 35