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Music Friday 16 February, 2024 11:30am

Concerts in the West: The Perks Ensemble

Tickets: £14 Adult, £5 Student, Children under 12 go FREE 

We welcome back Oscar and Elliott PerksSebastian Kolin and Alexander Ullman join us on Piano.

Oscar Perks, violin
Elliott Perks, viola
Sebastian Kolin, cello
Alexander Ullman, piano


Bridport: Schubert (B flat String Trio D 471) and Brahms.

Sebastian completed his degree studying in Lugano and Cremona and his Advanced Postgraduate studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. He was a member of the Heathcliff Trio until recently, winning 1st prize in the 9th International Johannes Brahms Chamber Music Competition in 2022.

Oscar went on to read music at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. He then gained his master’s at the Royal College of Music. For five years Oscar was a member of the Dante String Quartet, with whom he gave numerous concerts around the UK and abroad, including the complete Beethoven and Shostakovich Quartet cycles.

Elliott continued his studies as a foundation scholar at the Royal College of Music. He then joined the Maxwell String Quartet with whom he won both First Prize and Audience Prize at the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition in 2017. The quartet has toured internationally at major festivals and halls, mainly in North America and Europe.

Alexander was born in London, in 1991, and studied at the Purcell School, the Curtis Institute and the Royal College of Music. He was winner of the 2017 International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in Utrecht and has appeared with many orchestras and in numerous venues around the world. In Spring 2019, Alexander’s first album on Rubicon, featuring Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite, Prokofiev’s Six Pieces from Cinderella, as well as Stravinsky’s Petrushka and Firebird suites, received rave reviews. In spring 2022 a second album was released featuring Franz Liszt’s Piano Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Andrew Litton, as well as his Piano Sonata in B minor.


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