Johanna Rohrig - violin
Alexsandra Myslek - piano
Born in 1993 in Hamburg, Germany, Johanna started learning the violin at the age of six. As a prizewinner of the Ethel Kennedy Jacobs Award she is currently studying for a Master of Music degree at the Royal Academy of Music with Rodney Friend, and receiving further support from the Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation Hamburg. She performs on a violin by Joannes Francesco Pressenda from 1833, Turin, kindly loaned to her by the Royal Academy of Music.
Aleksandra Myslek is a Polish pianist born in Warsaw. She gained her higher education degrees at the Royal Academy of Music where she studied with Christopher Elton and later Hamish Milne supported by Royal Academy scholarships. She has also received lessons and inspirational advice from musicians including Leon Fleisher, Ferenc Rados, Michel Beroff and Fou Ts’ong.
Janacek Sonata for Violin and Piano in D flat major JW VII/7
J. S. Bach Ciaconna from Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004
Franck Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major
Generously sponsored by Deborah Godfray