Music at Ten: Xenia Deviatkina-loh, violin; Jeremy So, piano

Event date: 
Saturday, 8th July, 2017 - 10:00 am
Venue: 
Bundanoon Soldiers' Memorial Hall
Admission: 
Entrance $10. Children under 18 free.

Biography

 

Xenia has performed with the many orchestras around Australia and New Zealand including the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Canberra Symphony Orchestra and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra. She has also been a recitalist in various venues across Australia, United Kingdom, and United States of America, mainly Sydney, Melbourne, London, and California. Venues include the Horncastle Arena, Sydney Opera House, Wigmore Hall, St. John's Smith Square, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

 

She has been frequently aired live on 3MBSFM, ABC radio, and Radio New Zealand. In 2009, she was the winner of the Gisborne International Music Competition. Xenia has had masterclasses with The Brentano String Quartet, Trio Dali, Cassatt Quartet, Danel Quartet, Attacca Quartet, Richard O'Neill, Tasmin Little, Lina Bahn, Oleh Krysa, Charles Castleman, Kolja Blacher, Julian Rachlin, Zakhar Bron, Maxim Vengerov, Renaud Capuçon, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Felix Andrievsky and Edward Dusinberre (Takács Quartet); and has worked intensely with Boris Kuschnir. Xenia studied in Sydney with Alice Waten, and completed her Master of Arts degree at the Royal Academy of Music, London under the tutelage of Professor György Pauk. She is currently studying her Master of Music degree at the University of California, Los Angeles with Professors Movses Pogossian and Guillaume Sutre.

 

VJeremy So was born in Hong Kong and moved to Sydney at the age of six, where he studied piano at the Conservatorium High School. In 2012 he completed his final year of an honours degree in Music Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music under the tutelage of Alexandra Vinokurov. He was awarded the Special Award to a Promising Performer at the 2011 Southern Highlands International Piano Scholarship, and received the Mary Greville and Bert Coughtrey Scholarship to study with Tatiana Sarkissova at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

 

Jeremy, 25, won the Sydney Eisteddfod KAWAI Piano Award in 2013 and he also beat stellar competition in the 2013 Sydney Eisteddfod Musica Viva Chamber Music Award, which he played with Som Howie (clarinet) and Karol Kowalik (cello) as the Morinda Trio.

He completed his studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music with Alexandra Vinokurov and subsequently studied with Stephen Savage at the Royal Northern College of Music, being awarded a Master of Music (solo performance) with distinction, then continuing on to the prestigious International Artist Diploma course. 

His performances have taken him internationally to Auckland, Leipzig, Paris and Xi’an, as well as venues including the Sydney Opera House, Federation Concert Hall, Wigmore Hall and Bridgewater Hall.

 

 

 

 

She has been frequently aired live on 3MBSFM, ABC radio, and Radio New Zealand. In 2009, she was the winner of the Gisborne International Music Competition. Xenia has had masterclasses with The Brentano String Quartet, Trio Dali, Cassatt Quartet, Danel Quartet, Attacca Quartet, Richard O'Neill, Tasmin Little, Lina Bahn, Oleh Krysa, Charles Castleman, Kolja Blacher, Julian Rachlin, Zakhar Bron, Maxim Vengerov, Renaud Capuçon, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Felix Andrievsky and Edward Dusinberre (Takács Quartet); and has worked intensely with Boris Kuschnir. Xenia studied in Sydney with Alice Waten, and completed her Master of Arts degree at the Royal Academy of Music, London under the tutelage of Professor György Pauk. She is currently studying her Master of Music degree at the University of California, Los Angeles with Professors Movses Pogossian and Guillaume Sutre.