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YCAT Session: Jamal Aliyev (cello)

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YCAT Session: Jamal Aliyev (cello)

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  • Date 13 Feb 2020
  • Time 7.30pm - 9.15pm
  • Category Music and performance

Concert Series 2019-20

Since 2017 cellist Jamal Aliyev made his debut at the BBC Proms, won the Arts Club Sir Karl Jenkins Music Award and was selected by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT), and his debut CD Russian Masters was released by Champs Hill Records to critical acclaim. Highlights over the last year include appearances as soloist with the City of Birmingham Symphony, Philharmonia, Royal Northern Sinfonia, London Mozart Players, CBSO Youth Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra Simón Bolívar of Venezuela. He is joined on stage by his frequent recital partner, Jâms Coleman, a Welsh pianist who enjoys a rich and varied musical life performing as a soloist, chamber musician and vocal accompanist. They perform a programme of notable cello works from primarily the late 19th and early 20th centuries including TchaikovskyBrahms and Popper, amongst others.

The event is kindly sponsored and supported by the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT), the first of a new partnership between YCAT and Royal Holloway University of London.


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): 7 Variations on Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen, WoO 46
Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943): Vocalise
David Popper (1843-1913): Elfentanz, Op.39
David Popper (1843-1913): Hungarian Rhapsody, Op.68 (1894)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893):  Pezzo capriccioso, Op.62
Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994): Sacher Variation
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Cello Sonata No.2 in F, Op.99


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Refreshments will be available to purchase during the 20-minute interval.


Ticket prices are £12.50 (standard); £10.00 (Concession; over 60s); £5.00 for Royal Holloway alumni and non-Royal Holloway students; FREE for Royal Holloway students, Royal Holloway staff and children under the age of 16. Season Tickets apply to this event.

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