Concert organised with the support of Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault
Anna Kavalerova has established herself as a versatile musician with immense experience of performing, performing and teaching, both as a soloist and chamber musician and as a member of orchestras in Europe, Israel, China, Japan and the United States. With a very varied repertoire, Anna performs regularly in concert with chamber and symphony orchestras such as the Regional Orchestra of Murcia (Spain), the Israeli Symphony Orchestra (Rishon LeTsyon), the Jerusalem Camerata and Haifa Symphony Orchestra (Israel), and the Kaunas Symphony Orchestra (Lithuania). She has taken part in a number of renowned music festivals - Aurora Chamber Music (Sweden), Suolahti Music Festival (Finland), Kol HaMusica Chamber Music Festival (Israel). After completing her studies at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, Anna received her Masters in Performance (Master of Music) at Tel Aviv University's Buchmann-Mehta School of Music from Emanuel Krasovsky. Anna has worked with other teachers such as Massimiliano Ferrati and Yaron Rosenthal. She has also taken part in numerous master classes and been trained by renowned musicians such as Lazar Berman, Vladimir Kraynev, Steven Kovachevich, Murray Perahia and Robert Levin. Anna has won numerous international competitions and prizes. She was singled out as an outstanding musician in the Tel Hai (Israel) piano master classes and received the Marina Bondarenko prize. Anna also received the First Prize and the Audience Prize at the Y.Bistritzky International Concerto Competition, following her performances with the Israeli Symphony Orchestra in Rishon LeTsyon. In 2013 she was awarded the Dorothy MacKenzie International Prize for Artistic Achievement at the International Keyboard Institute & Festival in New York. Anna won second prize at the San Dona di Piave International Competition and Grand Prize at the Lazar Berman International Piano Competition (Italy), first prize at the Gabala International Piano Competition (Azerbaijan) in 2016, and the Clamo International Piano Competition in Murcia (Spain) in 2017. Anna's first recording Themes and Variations from music by R.Schumann, S.Rachmaninov and N.Kapustin was produced by Solo Musica in 2019 (Germany). Her performances have been transmitted on Kol HaMusica (Israel), BD Klassik (Germany), SRF Radio (Switzerland), DR Radio (Denmark). Anna has been based in Paris since 2022.
Nikita Budnetsky graduated from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow with a red diploma (highest distinction) in the class of Irina Bochkova. At the age of 19, he became soloist with the Russian State Chamber Orchestra and the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. Nikita has toured with solo and chamber music programmes throughout Europe and has also given recitals in Colombia, China and South Korea. He has collaborated with musicians such as Maxim Vengerov, Julian Rachlin, Gidon Kremer and Martha Argerich. Winner of numerous international competitions and festivals - Oginsky Competition (Poland, South Korea). M. Oginsky Competition (Poland, 1st prize), Muses of the World Competition (Russia, 1st prize), Time Portal Competition and Festival (Czech Republic, 1st prize). In 2015, Nikita also won First Prize in the Brahms Competition (Austria).
Julie Gros is a graduate of the Conservatoire Régional de Rueil Malmaisons, where she was unanimously awarded 1st prize. She plays chamber music, regularly performs sonatas and takes part in various projects such as Cosmojazz and the Chemin Faisant festival. Teaching her instrument is close to her heart, and above all passing on the pleasure of playing. Learning technical skills is always at the service of a musical desire.
ON THE PROGRAM
F.Schubert. Trio op.100 in E Flat major
II. Andante con moto
III. SCHERZO Scherzo. Allegro moderato
IV. Allegro moderato
A.Dvorak. Piano Trio no.4 "Dumky", op.90 in e minor
I. Lento maestoso - Allegro quasi doppio movimento
II. Poco adagio - Vivace non troppo - Vivace
III. Andante - Vivace non troppo - Allegretto
IV. Andante moderato - Allegretto scherzando - Quasi tempo di marcia
VI. Lento maestoso
S.Rachmaninoff. Elegiac Trio no.1 in g minor