Benjamin Baker violin | Daniel Lebhardt piano | Joe O’Grady piano
BEETHOVEN Piano Sonata in C minor Op. 13 “Path.tique”
MOZART Violin Sonata in E minor, K.304
MOZART Violin Sonata in E flat, K.380
BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No 7 in C minor, Op. 30, No. 2
Born in 1990 in New Zealand, Benjamin Baker studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal College of Music where he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Rose Bowl. He won the Emily Anderson Prize at the Royal Philharmonic Society in 2013 and went on to win 1st Prize at the 2016 Young Concert Artists auditions in New York and 3rd Prize at the Michael Hill Competition in New Zealand, establishing a strong international presence.
Born in Hungary, Daniel Lebhardt won 1st Prize at the Young Concert Artists auditions in Paris and New York in 2014 aged 22. A year later he was selected by Young Classical Artists Trust in London and in 2016 won the Most Promising Pianist prize at the Sydney International Competition.
We continue presenting young promising artists this year with pianist Joe O’Grady (13) who opens the concert with Beethoven’s Pathétique Sonata.