The Hearn Recital Room
Took place on Mon 9 Oct 2023, 1.10pm


Lunchtime Recital: Sabina Rakcheyeva and Gunel Mirzayeva

60 minutes
The Hearn Recital Room
Took place on Mon 9 Oct 2023, 1.10pm

The second in a series of recitals of music by Johann Sebastian Bach

Bach Sonata for Violin and Piano, BWV 1016
Bach Overture in the French Style, BWV 831 (first movement)
Bach Sonata for Violin and Piano, BWV 1017 

plus works for solo piano and Bach arrangements

Sabina Rakcheyeva, is a resident of Blackheath, and member of the European Cultural Parliament. Her solo and chamber music engagements include performances at the UNESCO Hall in Paris, Conway Hall in London, United Nations General Assembly Hall, Carnegie Hall, St. Paul Chapel at Columbia University and Lincoln Centre in New York, at the Architectural Biennale in Venice and the House of Lords in London.

Gunel Mirzayeva, whose website describes her as ‘Pianist and Creative Thinker,’ has a Doctorate of Music at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Her research topic was Piano Music of Azerbaijan: the evolution of style in the 20th century. She is now exploring the possibilities offered by the integration of ‘Mugham’, Azerbaijan’s classical music tradition, into Bach’s music.