Swiss Ambassador's Award 2018 Concert Tour _ Orion String Trio
15th October 2018
19th October 2018
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This year's Award goes to the Switzerland-based Orion String Trio, with South Korean violinist Soyoung Yoon, German violist Veit Hertenstein and British cellist Benjamin Gregor-Smith. Their friendship and deep mutual musical understanding inspired them to form the Orion String Trio in Basel while continuing to pursue their individual solo careers.
PHOTO © Marco Borggreve
Dates / Time / Location / Venue
Mon 15 October at 7.30 pm in Edinburgh - The Balmoral Hotel
Tue 16 October at 7.45 pm in Cardiff - Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Wed 17 October at 7.30 pm in London - Wigmore Hall
Thu 18 October at 7.30 pm in Belfast - School of Music, Queen's University
Fri 19 October at 7.30 pm in Manchester - Royal Northern College of Music
Ticket sale: Click on the venue to be directed to the Box office. Edinburgh (send an email); Belfast (from 16 August).
Teaser: 1st movement of Beethoven's op. 9 no. 3 in c minor
Supported by the Swiss Cultural Fund UK, Pro Helvetia (Arts Council of Switzerland), Migros Culture Percentage Talent Promotion, Presence Switzerland and Julius Baer International.
This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Swiss Ambassador’s Award Concert series. Initiated in 1997, the prize is awarded to promising young musicians to further encourage their musical career. The award comprises a concert tour in the UK in first class venues.