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KCC October House Concert: Salomé Quartet

News of October’s House Concert at the KCC:

Salomé Quartet

Tuesday 23 October 2018, 7pm
Korean Cultural Centre | Grand Buildings | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW (Entrance in Northumberland Avenue)
Register via [email protected]

Salome Quartet

Haim Choi: Violin
Inês Delgado: Violin
Katarzyna Ziminska: Viola
Shizuku Tatsuno: Cello


Haydn String Quartet Op. 33 No. 1

I. Allegro moderato
II. Allegro di molto
III. Andante, 6/8 in D major
IV. Finale: Presto

Beethoven String Quartet No. 9 in C major Op. 59 No.3

I. Andante con moto – Allegro vivace (C major)
II. Andante con moto quasi Allegretto (A major)
III. Minuet. Grazioso – Trio (C major)
IV. Allegro molto (C major)

The Salome Quartet is a multinational ensemble formed in 2016 by four prizewinning students of the Royal College of Music in London: Haim Choi (South Korea), Ines Delgado (Portugal), Kasia Ziminska (Poland) and Shizuku Tatsuno (Japan). The musicians have performed worldwide in venues including Muzikverein (Vienna), Mozarteum (Salzburg), Unesco Hall (Paris), Lutoslawski Concert Studio (Warsaw), Wigmore Hall, Barbican Hall, Southbank Centre, Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall in London. They continue to appear together at major concert venues throughout the UK, and in 2017 the Salome Quartet won the RCM String Quartet Competition, Helen Just & Susan Cornell Prize and the Sacconi Quartet Prize as well as becoming artists in residency at the Oundle School. The group is working under the tutelage of Mark Messenger, with the generous support of the Stanbridge Drake Brockman Award, Douglas and Hilda Simmonds Award and the Orpheus Award (respectively). In this performance Ines Delgado is replacing Phoebe Goddard.

Haim Choi
Born in Bielefeld, Germany in 1995. In 2013, Haim was appointed as a Cultural Am-bassador of UNESCO Korea, after her performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and a new arrangement of “Arirang”, traditional Korean folk music. She has been awarded a place in the English National Opera’s EVOLVE scheme in 2017.

Ines Delgado
Actively collaborating with St. Paul’s Orchestra, The Russian Virtuosi of Europe, At-lantic Coast Orchestra and Espinho’s Classical Orchestra, Ines recently won a place at the English National Opera’s Evolve Scheme. She is the winner of the 2017’s edi-tion of Arkady Futer’s special prize and played solo in Asturias with the Tchaikovsky Camerata.

Katarzyna Ziminska
Polish Violist Katarzyna Zimitiska completed her Bachelor’s degree from the Guild-hall School of Music, she is a prize winner of several music competitions as a soloist and chamber musician. Katarzyna has performed on Polish radio and television, and her recent U.K. appearances include on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’.

Shizuku Tatsuno
Born in 1997, in Kumamoto, Shizuku Tatsuno started playing the cello at the age of five. She was awarded a Special Verde Jury Award in the String Ensemble Category at the Verde Concorso Musicale and was the winner of the Special Jury Award in the Ensemble (Duo) Category at the Yokohama International Music Competition.

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