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Concert news: Joo Yeon Sir’s St John’s Smith Square debut

Two debuts from Yoo Yeon Sir coming up: she and her pianist Irina Andrievsky make their first live radio appearance on BBC Radio 3 In Tune programme on Monday 22 February, talking with the presenter Sean Rafferty about St. John’s Smith Square Young Artist Residency (where they debut on 1 March) and the new commission work by Sir Karl Jenkins. They will be performing works by Brahms, Milhaud and Elgar, on air at 6pm on 22 Feb.

Notice of the St John’s Smith Square concert is below. Good programme.

Young Artists’ Series

Joo Yeon Sir violin
Irina Andrievsky piano
St John’s Smith Square
Tue 01 March – 7.30pm
Tickets £12 (£8) | Book here

Joo-Yeon Sir

Beethoven: Sonata No. 1 in D Op. 12
Brahms: Sonata No. 2 in A Op. 100 • Sonatensatz ‘Scherzo’ from F.A.E. Sonata
Elgar: Sonata in E minor for Violin and Piano Op. 82
Milhaud: Cinema Fantasie d’apres ‘Le beouf sur le toit’ Op. 58b

Described as “exuberant oodles of personality” at Wigmore Hall by the Strad Magazine, Korean-born British violinist Joo Yeon Sir presents an evening programme of violin sonatas by Beethoven, Brahms and Elgar with her duo partner Irina Andrievsky alongside rarely heard Cinema Fantasie – ‘Le boeuf sur le toit’ – by Darius Milhaud.


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