Maria Gîlicel violin
Tolga Atalay Ün piano

Maria Gîlicel violin Tolga Atalay piano

2:30pm Thursday, March 26 2020

Ambleside Parish Church (St Mary's)

£12 (£5 for under 18s)


In the interest of all concerned, we have taken the decision to cancel this concert.

I hope this decision may relieve any anxiety and be only a postponement to a future date to be decided.

Renna Kellaway
Programme Director


Romanian violinist Maria Gîlicel is an emerging performer recognised for her versatility and passion on stage. She is part of the Tillett Trust Young Artists Platform has also been awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Emily Anderson Prize for soloists. She has performed as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestra member in various venues including Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Buckingham Palace, St. John’s Smith Square, the Romanian Cultural Institute of London and the National Auditorium of Madrid (Spain); and has worked with many acclaimed musicians including Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Maxim Vengerov, Nicola Benedetti, Mats Zetterqvist, Christoph Richter, Pavel Fisher, Alina Ibragimova Mari Tampere-Bezrodny.

Turkish-American pianist Tolga Atalay Ün is currently in his second year of postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Music, London. His recent successes include the Beethoven Medal from the Worshipful Company of Musicians as a result of winning the First Prize and the Thomas Harris Beethoven Award at the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe’s 2017 Senior Intercollegiate Piano Competition; the First Prize at the Kendall Taylor Beethoven Competition at the RCM; the First Prize, the Prize for the Best Performance of A.A.Saygun and the Audience Prize at the 4th Ahmed Adnan Saygun Piano Competition in 2017 and the Second Prize at the Broadwood Horniman Harpsichord Competition in November 2015.




£12 (£5 for under 18s)
May be obtained on the door. To reserve please telephone 01539 728471 or email:

This concert is promoted by Patrons of Lake District Summer Music, a registered charity supporting LDSM. Reg. Charity No. 516781.

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