DARLINGTON Music Society will be hosting its next concert on January 8.

The concert will take place at The Dolphin Centre.

Mathilde Milwidsky (violinist) and Joseph Havlat (pianist) will be performing pieces by Beethoven, Ravel, Strauss & Faure. The concert is supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust.

Mathilde Milwidsky graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 2017 with 1st Class Honours.

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She was the sole British violinist to be selected for the 2019 Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition in Brussels.

She recently won 3rd place at the Windsor Festival International String Competition 2019.

At the inaugural Aurora Music Competition in 2018 Mathilde won 1st place, as well as the Audience Prize.

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She recorded her debut CD for Toccata Classics with a pianist which comprised of the World Premiere of the 3 Sonatas for Violin & Piano by Agnes Zimmermann which was released in 2020 and has received widespread acclaim.

Joseph Havlat is from Australia and studied at the Royal Academy of Music from 2012 - 2018 where he received his BMus and MMus with distinction.

He has performed in major concert venues in the UK, Europe, America, Japan and Australia both as a soloist and as part of chamber groups.

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In 2019 he won the keyboard section of the ROSL Competition held in London (Royal Overseas League).

He is a keen Chamber Musician performing regularly with multiple groups such as a Clarinet Trio.

Tickets for the concert are £15.00.

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A limited number of tickets can be obtained on the door with cash or card.

They can be bought by clicking here or by contacting the treasurer Mr. R. Tooze, on 01325 467163.

Those 25 years and under can attend free of charge.

This is a scheme of the 'Cavatina Chamber Music Trust' to encourage young people to take an interest in classical music.

Face masks are encouraged and seating will be spaced out.


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