AkmeDuo_photo credit Timofey Matveev

Swiss Ambassador's Award 2019 Concert Tour _ AKMI Duo

15th October 2019
17th October 2019

The 2019 Award went to the Switzerland-based AKMI Duo, with French saxophonist Valentine Michaud and Lithuanian pianist Akvilé Sileikaité. They met while studying for their Masters at Zurich University of the Arts, where their friendship and passion for modern and contemporary music inspired them to form the AKMI Duo.


Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

William Albright (1944-1998) 
Sonata for Saxophone and Piano

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) 
Sonata Op. 11, No. 4

Kevin Juillerat (b. 1987) 
L'Etang du Patriarche
In memoriam Mikhail Bulgakov written for AKMI Duo

François Borne (1840-1920) 
Fantaisie brillante on themes from Bizet’s Carmen

Dates / Time / Location / Venue

15 October 2019 at 7.30pm Wigmore Hall, London
16 October 2019 at 7.30pm Carole Nash Hall, The Stoller Hall, Manchester
17 October 2019 at 7.45pm Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff

PHOTO © Timofey Matveev