The first in a series of recitals of music by Bach
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.