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Friday 9 August - Brieuc Vourch (violin) & Guillaume Vincent (piano) - St James's Church, Piccadilly

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Brahms - Violin Sonata No.2 in A major, Op.100
Franck - Violin Sonata in A major

Brieuc Vourch was born in 1995 in Paris and started playing the violin at the age of 3. At the age of thirteen he auditioned for Maestro Louis Langree with the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto and moved to America to study with Itzhak Perlman at The Juilliard School of Music and with Aaron Rosand.

He came back to Europe in 2014 to study with Boris Kuschnir in Vienna. At the same time, he also studied with Rainer Kuchl, former concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic. He has performed in numerous concert venues around the world such as the Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall of New-York’s Lincoln Center, St Martin-in-the- fields in London, the Flagey Auditorium in Brussels, the Shanghai Grand Theater, the Seine Musicale, the Théâtre des Champs Élysées, the Philharmonie and the Palais des Congres in Paris. He has also taken part in the most prestigious music festivals such as the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival in Germany, the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, the Holland Music Sessions, the Deauville Festival and the Roque d’Anthéron International Music Festival in France and the Hantang International Music Festival in China. He plays a very fine Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume loaned to him by Nicolas Paulmier through the Beares International Violin Society and a bow made by Nicolas Maire.

Guillaume Vincent was born in 1991 in Annecy. He began studying the piano at age 7 and at age 13 he entered the Conservatoire of Paris where he studied under Jacques Rouvier, Prisca Benoit, Jean-François Heisser and Marie-Josèphe Jude. At age 18 he obtained his master’s in piano and at age 19 his master’s as a performer. A laureate of the Prix Drouet-Bourgeois in 2006, he won first prize at the Young Concert Artists competition of Leipzig in 2008. In 2009 he obtained the Prix de l’Académie Ravel, the Prix des Mélomanes de la Côté Sud in Saint-Jean de Luz, the 3rd Grand Prix at the Long-Thibaud Competition, the Prix de la SACEM, the Prix de la Fondation Lacroix and the Prix de l’ONF.