Andrew SamarasekaAge: 22 born London / lives Boston
Andrew began learning the violin at the age of 5 and made his concerto debut aged 12 with the Ipswich Philharmonic. He is a former prize winner at the Eastbourne Soloist, Summit Festival and RCM Hugh Bean and Margery Humby competitions. An avid chamber and solo musician, he has attended festivals across Europe and America including Crans Montana, Summit, Menuhin Gstaad and Garda Lake Academy, working most recently with Lukas Hagen, Shlomo Mintz, Alina Ibragimova and the Doric Quartet. Andrew currently studies at New England Conservatory of Music with Paul Biss and Miriam Fried.
RepertoireChaconne from Violin Partita No.2 in D minor, BWV 1004 / J.S. Bach
Sonata No.3 for Solo Violin Ballade, Op.27 / Ysay?e
Allegro moderato from Violin Concerto No.1 in B-flat major, K.207 / Mozart
Allegro from Violin Concerto, Op.61 / Elgar
Romanian Folk Dances / Barto?k (arr. Zolta?n Sze?kely)