Tom Coult talks Codex and Composing

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“The fantastical quality of sound is what gets me out of bed,” says Tom Coult, the composer of Codex (Homage to Serafini), a piece for large orchestra that is being performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Cristian Măcelaru at Cadogan Hall on Thursday 20 June.

Meet Kian Soltani: RPO Artist in Residence 2019

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Since rising star Kian Soltani made his international breakthrough at the age of nineteen, he has played with the leading orchestras and conductors in the world’s most prestigious venues. Hailed as ‘a soloist of the highest level among the new generation of cellists’ after winning the International Paulo Cello Competition 2013 in Helsinki, his playing is revered for its technical mastery and emotional intimacy.

June concerts with Menuhin Competition winner Diana Adamyan

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Born in 2000 in Yerevan, into a family of musicians, Diana Adamyan studied at Tchaikovsky School of Music with the distinguished teacher of RA, Prof. Petros Haykazyan and at Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory with Professor Eduard Tadevosyan.

Diana has won prizes at the 2nd “Renaissance” Competition-Festival (Gyumri, 2010, 1st prize), the 13th “Nutcracker” TV Competition (Moscow, 2012, 2nd prize and Silver “Nutcracker”), the International H. Bogdanyan Competition-Festival, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the violinist (Yerevan, 2014, 1st prize), the 9th International Tchaikovsky Youth Competition (Novosibirsk, 2015, 2nd prize).

An Interview with Chloé van Soeterstède

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Chloé van Soeterstède completed her conducting studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2017. Since then she has conducted the Orchestre National de Lille, Besançon “Victor Hugo” Orchestra, European Union Youth Orchestra, North Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata and Aurora Orchestra and this year she will be making her debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

We caught up with Chloé in between her busy touring schedule to ask her about what audiences can expect from her performances

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