25 Apr 2016
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Manoel Theatre


World-renowned violinist Charlie Siem will be returning to the Manoel for a one-off recital on the 25th April at 8pm. He will also be accompanied by Maltese pianist Julian Dyson.

Charlie Siem first performed at the Manoel in October 2014 with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra. Educated at Eton College, he later read Music at Cambridge University and then moved on to studying with Itzhak Rashkovsky at the Royal College of Music. He is now being mentored by Shlomo Mintz.

Siem has appeared with many of the world’s finest orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He’s worked with conductors such as Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Yuri Simonov, Sir Roger Norrington, Edward Gardner, and Libor Pesěk.

Siem has just made his Hong Kong debut with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, and is currently signed with Sony Classical.

Julian Dyson won a scholarship to the Yehudi Menuhin School and was later awarded another scholarship to the Royal College of Music. He’s performed in many London venues, including the Barbican and the Houses of Parliament, and has performed recitals for music societies across the UK.

He’s been invited to play with many orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and has performed with Sir Charles Groves. Engagements as a soloist and chamber musician include a tour of European British Embassies and concerts in Ireland, France, Holland, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Norway, Israel, South America, South Africa, Singapore, Ethiopia and Taiwan.

The programme will include Beethoven’s Kreutzer-sonata, Grieg’s Violin sonata No. 3 in C minor and Ole Bull’s Cantabile doloros e Rondo giocoso.

Tickets can be purchased from the Manoel Theatre website, or by emailing bookings@teatrumanoel.com.mt or by calling 2124 6389. There will also be a pre-recital talk at 7.15pm for ticket holders.

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