Monday 3 February 2020 6:30PM

Royal Academy of Music Bicentenary Prize

Pisendel, Matteis, JS Bach and more


This concert will be approximately 3 hours in duration


Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket.

  • Elise van der Wel baroque violin
  • Samantha Quillish soprano
  • Julia Klimek piano
  • Qianyu Zhang accordion
  • Esther Beyer harp
  • Amy Holyland mezzo-soprano
  • Benjamin Mead piano
  • Ariel Lanyi piano

In the approach to its Bicentenary in 2022, the Royal Academy of Music presents the grand final of a prestigious new competition, judged by a panel of eminent judges with a prize of £10,000. Open to singers and instrumentalists studying at the Academy, six finalists exhibit the breadth of talent across many disciplines on the Marylebone Road.

  • Presented by the Royal Academy of Music
  • Sponsored by LetterOne
  • Johann Georg Pisendel (1687-1755)
      • Violin Sonata in A minor
        • I. Prelude
  • Nicola Matteis (d.1737)
      • Suite in A minor (Book 2)
        • III. Passaggio rotto
        • IV. Fantasia
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
        • Partita No. 2 in D minor for solo violin BWV1004
  • Johann Paul von Westhoff (1656-1705)
        • Violin Suite No. 6 in D
  • Sofia Gubaidulina (b.1931)
        • Et Exspecto
  • Modest Musorgsky (1839-1881)
        • Children's Scherzo
  • Interval
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
        • Harp Sonata in G Wq. 139
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (1804-1857)
        • A Farewell to St Petersburg (arr. Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev) (arr. Ksenia Erdeli)
  • Caroline Lizotte (b.1969)
      • Suite Galactique Op. 39
        • I. Exosphère
        • III. Scherzo del Pueblo
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
        • Piano Sonata in G HXVI:40
  • Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
      • Out of Doors BB89
        • IV. The Night's Music
        • V. The Chase

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