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LOUISA STAPLES

 UNITED KINGDOM

  • date of birth: March 8, 2000
  • studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School with Natasha Boyarsky;
  • currently studying at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin with Prof. Antje Weithaas;
  • was invited to the Menuhin Festival Gstaad, Hamburg International Chamber Music Festival and the Harrogate International Music Festival;
  • received masterclasses from eminent musicians including Robert Levin, Philippe Graffin, György Pauk and Zakhar Bron;
  • performs on a beautiful violin by Lorenzo Storioni, kindly loaned by the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.

Prizes: Long-Thibaud-Crespin, Carl Flesch and Louis Spohr International Competitions

Program:  

First Round

Bach Ciaccona from Partita in D minor for Solo Violin

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

Paganini Caprice No. 5

Second Round

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 6 in A major Op. 30 No. 1

Enescu “Ménétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite Op. 28

Kreisler Recitativo and Scherzo

Semifinal

Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major Op. 100

Enescu Sonata No. 3 in A minor for Violin and Piano Op. 25, “dans le caractère populaire roumain”

Ravel Tzigane

Final

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35