classical music

The Drake Calleja Trust Scholars’ Concert

Marvel at the exceptional talent of these instrumentalists and singers at the start of their careers.

The Drake Calleja Trust financially supports and artistically nurtures musicians studying in the UK.

Selected scholars from this year’s intake perform in this showcase.


Lea Shaw mezzo-soprano
Marian Bozhidarov clarinet
Daniel Hart piano
Will Duerden double bass
Siqian Li piano
Kasparas Mikuzis piano
Edward Jowle bass-baritone
Bryan Evans piano
Roman Kosyakov piano
Esme Bronwen-Smith mezzo-soprano
Savva Zverev violin
Matthew Kitteringham bassoon
Jacobo Ochoa baritone
Erik Fauss viola
Rob Burton saxophone
Roberts Balanas violin
Margarita Balanas cello


Mozart: Parto, parto, ma tu ben mio from La clemenza di Tito
Franck: Allegro ben moderato (1st movement) from Violin Sonata in A
Beethoven: Allegro assai (4th movement) from Piano Sonata in C, Op.2 No.3
Mozart: Aprite un po' quegli occhi from The Marriage of Figaro
Tchaikovsky: Romance for piano, Op.5
Alma Mahler: Die stille Stadt (The quiet town); Laue Sommernacht (Mild summer's night); Bei dir es traut (With you it is pleasant) from 5 Songs for voice & piano (1910)
Nicolo Paganini: Allegro con brio poco scherzando - Tempesta (1st movement) from Duet No.3 for violin & bassoon
Bellini: Suoni la tromba from I puritani
Rachmaninov: Ves tabor spit (The whole camp sleeps) (Aleko's Cavatina) from Aleko
Brahms: Allegro amabile (1st movement) from Sonata in E flat for clarinet/viola & piano, Op.120 No.2
Chopin: Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.1
Stravinsky: Study, Op.7 No.4 for piano
Jonathan Dove: The Siren from All the Future Days
Demersseman: Fantasie sur un thème original for alto saxophone & piano
Lecuona: Andalucia Suite for piano
Johan Halvorsen: Passacaglia in G minor for violin & viola (after Handel's Harpsichord Suite No.7, HWV.432)

Dates & times

20 Mar 2020
Approximate run time: 150 mins
Run times may vary, find out more


Purcell Room


Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)


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