Friday 6.11 at 6 pm at Arkadia: Concert by pianist Rebecca Čápová, Understanding Mendelssohn the Romantic Through his Classical Roots

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Dear friend of Arkadia,

You are invited to a concert by pianist Rebecca Cápová, Understanding Mendelssohn the Romantic Through his Classical Roots at Arkadia on Friday 6.11 at 6 pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)

Understanding Mendelssohn the Romantic Through his Classical Roots by pianist Rebecca ?ápová

Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809): Sonata E minor XVI:34
Vivace molto (12 min)

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847): Variations Sérieuses op. 54 (11 min)

Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809): Sonata G major XVI:40 (7 min)
Allegretto e innocente

Ludvig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827): Sechs Bagatellen op. 128
Andante con moto
Andante: Cantabile e grazioso
Quasi allegretto
Presto (18 min)

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 – 1847): Rondo capriccioso op. 14 (6” 30’ min)


Warm regards,


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Rebecca C?a?pova? was born in Cork, Ireland. She has been a prizewinner at many international competitions, including at the Citta Di Sulmona; the Concerto Prize in Cologne, Citta Di Sangemini, V. Belini, Concorso Internazionale C. Togni. Premio Pianistico “Silvio Begnalli”, Concorso Internazionale dei Duchi d’Aquaviva and Academia Musica Romana. She completed her studies with Pavel Gililov, Boris Krajny and Drahmira Biligova. In 2005 she was awarded a first class Honours Bachelor Degree in Cologne, in 2007 a First Class Honours Masters Degree at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts, and in 2010 completed her Concert Degree in Cologne. In 2014 she was accepted onto the Doctoral course at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.

She has been awarded several scholarships and grants: including the Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Stiftung in Germany (2002), Arts Council of Ireland (2005, 2006 and 2007) and the Lion’s Bursary in Cork, Ireland (2008).
She has performed as a soloist, chamber musician and with orchestra at many prestigious venues throughout Europe, has toured Japan and China on several occasions, and has recorded for RTE Lyric FM on several occasions. Concerto performances include those with the Pardubice Philharmonic Orchestra in Prague and in Chrudim, Hochschulsinfonieorchester in Cologne, and, in Ireland, with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Cork Chamber Orchestra and Camerata Ireland. Recitals include those given at the Rhein Ruhr Festival; at the Sulmona Estate Festival, Italy; National Concert Hall, Dublin; Sala Verdi, Milano and at the Martinu Hall, Prague.

As a chamber musician, Rebecca performs regularly with pianist Kirsten C?a?pova? and mezzo soprano Alexandra Untiedt. She has also collaborated with violinists Ioana Petcu, Elizabeth Cooney and Cora Venus Lunny, and with oboist Emmet Byrne.

A dedicated teacher, Rebecca has taught at the International British School in Prague, the Rheinische Musikschule in Cologne, Germany, Länsi Suomen Opisto and at the Meri-Helsingin Musiikkiopisto.