Elizaveta Glazunova, violin
Nejc Pirnat, guitar

7th Concert of the International Music Cycle

17. January 2019, 19.30
Knight's Hall, Križanke
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7th Concert of the International Music Cycle




P. I. Tchaikovsky: Souvenir d’un lieu cher, for Violin and Piano, Op.42
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Valse-Scherzo, Op.34
P. I. Tchaikovsky:  Sérénade mélancolique, Op.26
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Souvenir d’un lieu cher, for Violin and Piano, Op.42
N. Paganini / L. Auer: Caprice No. 24, Op. 1
A. Glazunov: Adagio from the ballet Raymonda, op. 57
E. Ysaÿe: Caprice d’après l’étude en forme de valse de Saint-Saëns


D. Scarlatti:  2 Sonatas
M. Giuliani: Rossiniana No. 2, Op. 120
A. Piazzolla, arr. S. Assad: Invierno Porteño
S. Assad: Aquarelle

Elizaveta Glazunova was born in 2001 in Saint-Petersburg. She started her violin lessons at the School for gifted children of the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg State Conservatory at the age of five under the leadership of Professor M. Gantvarg. During the last few years Elizaveta Glazunova has participated in various concerts and festivals as soloist and with orchestra in Russia, France, Italy, Spain, Germany and Finland. Elizaveta has played on the stages of the Saint Petersburg Big and Small Philharmonic Halls, State Academic Capella of Saint Petersburg, Mariinsky theatre, Moscow House of Music etc. She played with the Saint Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra under the leading of Maestro Alexander Titov, Capellas Simphony Orchestra, State Symphony Orchestra “Classika” under the leading of Maestro Alexander Kantorov. Elizaveta gave her recital débuts in Finland in 2009. She was granted with Vladimir Spivakov Foundation scholarship. In 2013 she performed as a soloist with orchestra in the Concert hall of Administration of President of the Russian Federation in Moscow.

Regina Glazunova graduated with honors from the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory. Since 2003, she combines teaching activities with work in the international department of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. Regina Glazunova participated in various international festivities, playing piano recitals as well as in ensemble with acclaimed chamber collectives and symphonic orchestras. Regina Glazunova is a jury member of international musical competitions in Italy, France and Russia. Students of Regina Glazunova have been prize-winners at international and all-Russian competitions. She leads many master-classes in different countries: Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Estonia, Latvia, China etc. From 2007 she has own summer master-courses in Finland.

Nejc Pirnat (born 1996) studied classical guitar at the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet with Ž. Ignjatovič, graduating in the 2014/15 academic year. He then applied to the prestigious University of Music and Performing Arts (MDW) in Vienna, sitting the entrance examinations and obtaining a place in the class of world-renowned guitarist Á. Pierri. He gives many concerts and participates regularly in seminars and competitions. Performing as a duo with Jon Van Mulders, he came third in the national young musicians’ competition (TEMSIG) in 2014 and won a first prize and a gold certificate at the Krško Guitar Days competition in the same year. That year the duo were also overall winners of the international competition that formed part of the tenth edition of the Moscow International Festival of Slavic Music, where they were named laureates. As a soloist, he has taken part in competitions both in Slovenia and abroad, with honours including first place and a gold certificate at TEMSIG in 2015 and 2018 and first place at this year’s Antonio Salieri Competition in Legnago (Italy). He has also taken part in master classes and seminars such as Guitar Week in Postojna and Forum Gitarre Wien (in Vienna), with such notable guitar teachers.

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