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International Musicians Seminar

Cornwall Concert Dates, Venues & Booking Info

Spring Concerts 2019

Wednesday 3 April, 7.30pm - King Charles the Martyr, Falmouth 



Hummel Sonata for Viola and Piano in E flat Major
Adagio for Viola and Piano 
Romance Op.69; Elegie Op.24
Bartók Duos for Two Violins

Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67


András Keller violin
Lars Anders Tomter viola 
Steven Isserlis cello 
Gretel Dowdeswell, Sophia Rahman piano 

Monday 8 April, 7.30pm - St John's Hall, Penzance

Boccherini – Sonata in C minor
Nadja Reich, cello; Marcel Johannes Kits, cello

Schubert – Grand Duo Sonata in A major, Mvts.1 and 2
Juliette Roos, violin; Emese Mali, piano

Bartók – Sonata for Solo Violin, 1st Mvt.
Roberto Ruisi, violin

Janáček – Pohádka
Vashti Hunter, cello; Martin Klett, piano


Bartók – Sonata for Violin and Piano, No.1, 1st Mvt.
Oszkár Varga, violin; Imre Dani, piano

Enescu – Impressions d’enfance, Op.28 1st Mvt.
Asia Jimenez Anton de Vez; violin

Schumann – Märchenbilder
Mvts.1 and 2 – Otoha Tabata, viola; Gretel Dowdeswell, piano
Mvts.3 and 4 Sào Soulez Larivière, viola; Sophia Rahman, piano

Beethoven – Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”, 1st Mvt.
Alexander Ullman, piano

A concert by young Musicians from the Masterclasses.

Tuesday 9 April, 7.30pm - St John's Hall, Penzance*

Beethoven – Sonata for Violin and Piano in C minor, 1st Mvt.
Charlotte Chahuneau, violin; Emese Mali

Brahms – Sonata for Viola and Piano in F minor, 1st and 2nd Mvts.
Erin Pitts, viola; Gretel Dowdeswell, piano

Prokofiev – Sonata No. 6, Op. 82, 1st Mvt.
Florian Noack, piano

Shostakovich – Trio No. 2 E minor, 3rd and 4th Mvt.
Anarres Trio
Mathilde Loureiro, violin; Yuuki Bouterey-Ishido, cello; Jun Bouterey-Ishido, piano


Beethoven – Sonata No. 4 in C major, Op. 102, No. 1, complete
Marcel Johannes Kits, cello; Sophia Rahman, piano

Schumann – Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70
Mathis Rochat, viola; Gretel Dowdeswell, piano

Brahms – Violin Concerto, 1st Mvt.
Abigél Králik, violin; Emese Mali, piano

*Please note that this concert was originally advertised as being at St Buryan Church, but due to unforeseen building works, we have had to change the venue to St John's Hall, Penzance. If you purchased tickets for St Buryan Church, the Minack Theatre Box Office will be in touch to confirm your tickets for the new venue. 

A concert by young Musicians from the Masterclasses.

Saturday 13 April, 7.30pm - Marazion Community Centre 

Janáček In the Mists for Solo Piano
Suite for Viola and Piano (1919)
Works for Solo Viola
Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 5 No. 2

Thomas Riebl viola
Ralph Kirshbaum
Thomas Adès

Thursday 18 April, 7.30pm- Truro School Chapel

Schubert – Sonatina in G minor
Usha Kapoor, violin; Gretel Dowdeswell, piano 

Brahms – Sonata for Cello and Piano in F – 1st & 2nd mvts
Jonathan Swensen, cello; Elias Holm, piano

Adès – Mazurkas – Nos. 2 & 3
Ashley Fripp, piano

DebussyFrom Preludes Book 2
Eloise Bella Kohn


Shostakovich – String Quartet No. 4 - 3rd & 4th mvts
Javus Quartet

Carter – Sonata for Cello and Piano – 1st mvt
Zachary Mowitz, cello; Simon Parkin, piano

Hindemith – Sonata for Viola and Piano Op.11/4
Paula Zarzo, viola; Sophia Rahman, piano

Liszt – Hungarian Rhapsody No.2
Adela Liculescu, piano

A concert by young Musicians from the Masterclasses.

Saturday 20 April, 7.30pm- St Pol de Leon Church, Paul

Mozart – Rondo in A minor
Seán Morgan-Rooney

Hindemith – Solo Sonata Op.25 No.1 – 1st & 2nd mvts
Connie Pharoah

Janáček – Moravian Folk Songs
Joseph Havlat, pinao

Schnittke – Sonata for Cello and Piano 2nd & 3rd mvts
Wayne Wooseok Kwon, cello; Simon Parkin, piano                                                                                 


Shostakovich – Sonata for Viola and Piano – 1st mvt
Njord Karason Fossnes, viola;  Sophia Rahman, piano

Lutoslawski – Subito for Solo Violin
Larissa Cidlinsky, violin

Britten – Sonata for Cello and Piano –3rd & 4th mvts
Alexander Hersh, cello; Simon Parkin, piano

Liszt – Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen
Raul da Costa, piano

A concert by young Musicians from the Masterclasses.

Booking Information

  • General Booking through Minack Theatre Box Office
    Online: Minack Theatre Box Office Tel: 01736 810181 (Mon - Fri 10 am - 4 pm).
    In person: Minack Theatre, Porthcurno, Cornwall TR19 6JU (Mon - Fri 10 am - 4 pm)
    A £1 handling charge will be added to each booking. No refunds available. 
  • Free tickets for young people aged 8 - 25 are made possible with the support of the CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust
    These tickets are available through the Minack Theatre Box Office online, by telephone and in person. Please also complete the form on arrival at the concert. 
  • Tickets on the door, subject to availability (cash only please) 
    For availability please check the IMS website, or telephone the Minack Theatre Box Office 01736 810181, or IMS office 01736 763264 (1 - 20 April 2019). 

For any further information please contact the IMS office by email using our contact form, or by phone on 020 76204405, or during the seminar (1 - 20 April) on 01736 763264.