26 October 2018, 13:10
Jon Fistein – Cello
Patrick Hemmerlé – Piano
Beethoven – Cello Sonata, op. 5, no. 2
Chopin: Cello Sonata, op. 65
Jon Fistein read medicine at Jesus College, Cambridge, where he was awarded an Instrumental Exhibition. He then held an Imperial Scholarship to the Royal College of Music. As well as giving numerous recitals he is in demand as a session musician and can be heard playing (sometimes several times at once!) in pop songs, films, cinema ads and computer games.
Patrick Hemmerlé studied at the Paris Conservatoire where he won first prize in 2002. He has won prizes at competitions in Grossetto, Toledo, Valencia, Épinal and the CFRPM in Paris, and has performed at the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Berlin Philharmonie, and in the La Roque d’Antheron in France, the Festival of French music in Venice, and the Chopin Festival Bagatelle in Paris.
He is Musician in Residence and Fellow Commoner at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge.
This performance is part of our Lunchtime Concert Series.
No booking necessary - simply turn up, take a seat and enjoy.