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Priya Mitchell

Priya Mitchell

Priya Mitchell grew up in Oxford and studied with David Takeno at the Yehudi Menuhin School and with Zachar Bron in Germany. She was then chosen as the British representative of the European Concert Halls Organisation ‘Rising Stars‘ Series, this success led to highly acclaimed tours and performances with, amongst others, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, London Mozart Players, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the Philharmonia.
She has worked with many eminent conductors including Sir Andrew Davis, Yuri Temirkanov, Richard Hickcox, Emmanuel Krivine, Heinrich Schiff and Yan Pascal Tortelier. Abroad, Priya has worked with many orchestras including the Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic, Sinfonia Varsovia, the Polish Chamber Orchestra, Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Deutsche Sinfonie-Orchester. As a recitalist and chamber musician she has performed extensively at international music festivals including Schleswig-Holstein, Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Kuhmo, Lockenhaus, Risør, Heimbach, Ravinia, Lugano, Cheltenham, Bath, Stavanger and Trondheim.
This year sees the 17th anniversary of Priya's highly acclaimed Oxford Chamber Music Festival with the Latvian composer Peteris Vasks in residence. Her artistic directorship of this unusual and much acclaimed festival inspired The Daily Telegraph to call it ‚a musical miracle.‘
In the current season Priya performs Mendelssohn Violin Concerto D minor in Stockholm, Philip Glass violin concerto also in Stockholm, Schumann Concerto in Düsseldorf, Mozart Concertos in Munich and Piazzolla's Four seasons in Mecklenburg Vorpommern festival. She will also return to the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival and many others.


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Programme

28. Kuhmo Arts Centre 19.00

Franz Berwald (1796—1868):

Septet for clarinet, bassoon, French horn, violine, viola, cello and double bass (1828)

Fri
17.7.

29. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Concerto in D minor, RV 565 (Op. 3/11) for two violins, cello, strings and basso continuo (1711)

Sat
18.7.

29. Kuhmo Arts Centre 11.00

Antonio Vivaldi (1678—1741):

Concerto in B minor No. 10, RV 580 for four violins, cello and strings

Sat
18.7.

30. Tuupala Primary School 14.15

Joseph Haydn (1732—1809):

Drei Trios Hob. IV: Es I, Es 2 and B 1 for clarinet, violin and bassoon

Sat
18.7.

36. Kuhmo Arts Centre 14.30

Robert Schumann (1810—1856):

Langsam from Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23 (1853)

Sun
19.7.

39. Kuhmo Arts Centre 21.00

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872—1958):

Lark Ascending for violin and piano (1914)

Sun
19.7.

43. Kuhmo Arts Centre 18.00

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872—1958):

Fantasia on Greensleeves, adapted from the Opera Sir John in Love (1934; arr. for violin and piano by Michael Mullinar)

Mon
20.7.

47. Kuhmo Church 16.15

Jules Massenet (1842—1912):

Meditation de Thaïs (1894; arr. for violin and piano by Martin Pierre Marsick)

Tue
21.7.