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Anete Graudina (Violin) with Florian Mitrea (piano)

Wed Apr 27th 2011, 12:15–1:00 pm ◀ This event has finished
St Dunstan-in-the-West, 186a Fleet St, London, EC4A 2HR


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Anete Graudina

Anete Graudina trained at a special music school first in Riga then in Moscow. She was a violinist with the Orchestra of the Latvian Opera and Ballet. She moved to London in 1995 where she teaches the violin. In 2004 Anete received a Postgraduate Diploma in performance from the London College of Music & Media. She has performed widely as a recitalist and soloist in the UK at venues such as the Holywell Concert Room Oxford, St James Piccadilly, Burgh House Hampstead, at the Edinburgh Festival, and also abroad in Latvia, Germany, Austria, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Sicily, and Cyprus. In 2006 she started giving a series of concerts each year at St Anne’s Church Kew to raise funds for their new piano. She is also organising an annual May concert with the participation of invited soloists to play with orchestra. Anete is the founder member of Tangissimo, an ensemble dedicated to celebrate Piazzola’s tango music. Together with Aya Kawabata (piano) she has recorded a CD named “Romantic Bartok”. She plays a nineteenth-century French violin.

Florian Mitrea

Florian Mitrea was born in 1989 in Bucharest, Romania. He graduated from the Josif Sava music school and the George Enescu music high school, where he studied under Professors Flavia Moldovan and Gabriela Enasescu. He won several awards including first prize in the Ada Ulubeanu piano competition and the prize of excellence in the J S Bach competition in Cluj. He has held recitals in major concert halls in Romania including the Romanian Athenaeum and the George Enescu National Museum. As a chamber musician Florian won second prize in the Delius competition and obtained a scholarship at the Chamber Music Festival where he played with Alexander Sitovetski. He is currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music under Professor Diana Ketler and was awarded the Alan Murray scholarship.

Venue: St Dunstan-in-the-West

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The church of St. Dunstan in the West dates back to circa 1070 AD, and the present building was completed in the early 19th century.

The nearest tube stations are Chancery Lane (Central line) and Temple (Circle and District line).

For more information, visit the church's website.


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