I. Stravinsky- Elegy
G. Ligeti – viola Sonata
M. Reger – Suite No1 op131d
Franco-Dutch violist Sào Soulez Larivière, born in 1998 in Paris, began playing the violin at an early age. At the age of eight, he was accepted into Professor Natasha Boyarsky’s class at Yehudi Menuhin School, where he switched to the viola in 2016.
Sào has participated in master classes with Tabea Zimmermann, Jean Sulem, Nobuko Imai, Alexander Zemtsov, Gerard Caussé, among others, in music festivals such as the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, the Kronberg Academy Festival and the Verbier Academy Festival. Sào has won international competitions, including the North London Music Festival 1st Prize (2016, 1st Competition), the 24th Johannes Brahms International Competition (2017, 3rd Prize) and the Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition (2017, 3rd Prize and’Bach’ Prize). Since 2018, he has been a scholarship holder of the “Villa Musica” Foundation and the “Lucia-Loeser” Foundation. Sào is currently studying with Professor Tabea Zimmermann at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik in Berlin.
The concert will be followed by a drink
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