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Gallery Live: Classical Music from the Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is one of the world’s great conservatoires, training gifted musicians from all over the world for international careers as performers, conductors and composers. We are delighted to be able to provide a showcase for some of their most talented students in our Gallery Live venue space. 

The next concernt will feature violinist Emma Arizza performing with Simone Tavoni on piano.

W. A. Mozart, Sonata in E minor no 21
R. Schumann, A minor sonata no 1
P. De Sarasate, Carmen Fantasy op 25
P. De Sarasate, Romanza Andaluza op 22

20-year-old Italian violinist Emma graduated with honours and honourable mention from the Como G. Verdi Conservatory. She is currently studying at the Royal College of Music with Felix Andrievsky.

Emma has performed in prestigious locations, including the Social Theatre in Como, Palazzo Albrizzi in Venice, Estense Hall in Varese, Ateneu hall in Bacau, as soloist with the Philarmonic Orchestra Mihail Jora, and Rachmaninov Hall of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

She has performed the Vivaldi Four Seasons as soloist with the Bruno Maderna Orchestra in Forlì, Italy. Emma has won several national and international competitions in Italy, as a soloist and in chamber ensembles, including one of the highest Italian prizes, the Rassegna Castrocaro Classica. At this competition she was also awarded the audience prize.

She has collaborated with great artists such as Gabriel Prokofiev, Nareh Arghamanyan, Yulia Chaplina and conductors such as Bernard Haitink, Peter Stark and Martin Andrè.

Italian pianist Simone Alessandro Tavoni rehearsed and performed as an orchestral pianist with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with some of these performances have been played by BBC Radio 3.

He has featured as a soloist with the East London Symphony Orchestra, the Kensington Chamber Orchestra, the Ashod Symphony Orchestra, the Alion Baltic Symphony Orchestra and the Luigi Cherubini Symphony Orchestra.



  • Gallery Live: Classical Music from the Royal College of Music

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