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Kaoru Yamada (violin) and Sholto Kynoch (piano) recital

6 June 2010, London

Sunday 6 June, 11am | Recital Room
Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London. SE3 9RQ
This recital forms part of our Blackheath Sunday morning series of classical chamber music.


Kaoru Yamada (violin) & Sholto Kynoch (piano)

Schubert           Duo Sonata in A, Op.162, D.574
Debussy           Violin Sonata in G minor
Messiaen          Fantaisie


Schoenberg     Phantasy, Op.47
Schubert          Fantasie in C, Op.159, D.934


Complimentary coffee and croissants served from 10am.


Admission: £13.50 / £11 concessions/£5 students


Kaoru Yamada, born in Shizuoka, Japan, began her violin studies there at the age of three.  

Kaoru enjoys a varied career as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player and has worked with several orchestras in the UK. Her debut recital was at Wigmore Hall with Sholto Kynoch in April 2006 and they were invited back there in 2008 and 2009.

Kaoru currently lives in London and she has been appointed sub-principal 1st violin of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.


Sholto read Music at Worcester College, Oxford, and studied at the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.  

He is in demand as a chamber musician and song accompanist, regularly performing with many outstanding instrumentalists and singers.

Sholto is the founder and director of the Oxford Lieder Festival, where he has accompanied some fifty song recitals over the past eight years, working with singers including Kate Royal, James Gilchrist, Mark Stone, Jonathan Lemalu and Henry Herford. In 2008, he was privileged to play for Ian Partridge’s ‘Farewell' recital.

6 June 2010, 11am

Blackheath Halls, Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, London. SE3 9RQ

Tel: 020 8463 0100
Fax: 020 8852 5154


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