Alexander Ullman

Municipal Hall
05 February 2017 02:30 PM

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BACH Toccata in C minor, BWV 911

BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

SCHUMANN Papillons, Op. 2

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker Suite for solo piano, arr. Mikhail Pletnev

STRAVINSKY The Firebird, arr. Guido Agosti


Born in 1991 in London, Alexander Ullman studied at the Purcell School with William Fong, the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia with Leon Fleisher, Ignat Solzhenitsyn and Robert McDonald and currently the Royal College of Music with Ian Jones and Dmitri Alexeev. He has won numerous awards at international competitions and in 2011 he won 1st Prize at the Liszt Competition in Budapest. In 2014 he was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT).

Alexander has given concerts throughout Europe, Asia and America, highlights including recitals at the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Archive Nationales (Paris), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Copenhagen), Auditorio de la Diuptación de Alicante, La Jolla Arts Festival (California), and concerts in the UK, Spain, Germany and France with the Dover Quartet.


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We have now fixed the programme for 18/19 and delighted to be able to include an additional concert this year.

Season opens on Saturday 29th September with the Scots singing quartet Scozzesi that wowed Lanark last year, followed by Moishe's Bagel on 24th October, in the Biggar Little Festival, with a mix of Klezmer, jazz and Latin music, the Pomegranate Piano Trio on 14th November and Maxwell String Quartet with Anna Hashimoto making up the clarinet quintet on 7th December.

After Christmas, 17th January sees the Navarra String Quartet, Sunday afternoon, 10th February, is the BBC Young Musician winner, saxophonist Jess Gillam, with pianist Zeynep OzsucaSarah Beth Briggs returns on 8th March with her wonderful piano mastery and we end the season on 25th March with the A4 Brass Quartet, winners of the Tunnell prize.

Brochures will be produced in the summer and we look forward to seeing you all for another great season.   Your season ticket also gives you access to  concerts in Lanark and Peebles for half price - well worth the money.

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