14th April 2018

AGM will be held at 7.30pm

Concert at 8.30pm

Linlithgow Primary School

Music for Violin & Guitar from Romania, Italy, Scotland & Argentina

Tickets: Full £12, Students £6

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There will be a finger buffet with wine and soft drinks at around 8pm

 

Escocia Duo

Chilean Guitarist Roberto Kuhn and Yorkshire violinist Katrina Lee formed the Escocia Duo whilst both studying for a masters degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. As a newly established Violin and Guitar duo, they play a diverse range of repertoire including music by Paganini, Piazzolla and Bartok.

As a duo they made their debut performance touring Chile in May 2017.

Bela Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances (arr. Escocia Duo)

Nicolo Paganini - Cantabile  

Nicolo Paganini - Sonata Concertata 

Peter Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness (arr. Escocia duo)

Scottish Traditional - Wild Mountain Thyme (arr. Escocia Duo)

Irish Traditional - Spatter the Dew (arr. Escocia Duo)

Astor Piazzolla - Ave Maria

Angel Villoldo - El Choclo

Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion, Libertango


Roberto Hernán Kuhn Versluys is a Masters student, studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He previously completed a Bachelor Degree in Music Performance (Guitar), a degree in Musical Composition and a degree in Musical Education in the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. Roberto has participated in the Guitar Ensemble of Chile, The Pontifical Catholic University Guitar Ensemble, The PUC Institute of Music Guitar Ensemble and has recently worked alongside the Jugend-Guitarrenorchester Baden-Wurttemberg Guitar Orchestra from Germany. His solo work has taken him to parts of America, including Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Colombia and Chile. 

Katrina Lee is a Yorkshire violinist, who began studying from the age of eight at the Kirklees Music School with Ralph Barker.Escocia Duo 
In 2010 Katrina received a scholarship to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland graduating with first class honours in 2014 and with a Masters from the Conservatoire in 2016, receiving the highest mark for her final recital under the tutelage of Andrea Gajic. Katrina has recently been appointed as the Principal 2nd Violin of the Scottish Ballet Orchestra and looks forward to joining them for their production of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring this Autumn. 

During her time at the Conservatoire, she won several awards including the Ian D Watt award, Hilda Bailey Prize, Robert Highgate Scholarship and the Governors’ Recital Prize for
Strings. Katrina was one of the finalists in the International Konigan Sophie Charlotte competition in Germany in 2014,playing in Mirow Castle, House of Mecklenburg-Streilitz for the final concert. As a chamber musician, she has won the Mabel Glover Prize for String Quartet and the Governors’ Recital Prize for Chamber music, with the Leopold String  Quartet. After successfully auditioning in 2011, Katrina joined the Scottish Ensemble’s 2012 tour and performed at the
Wigmore Hall in London alongside guest soloists Anthony Marwood, Lawrence Power and was the Young Artist with the Ensemble in 2013-2014 and 2015-2016 performing and touring with them all over Scotland.

Her playing work has taken her to places such as Canada, Hong Kong, Italy, Macau, France, Germany, Iceland and Prague.