Yuuki Bouterey-Ishido – Cello, and Tianyang Han – Piano will be playing their WACIDOM Saturday Lunchtime Concert at Bold Street MEthodist on Saturday 8th February. They will be playing:

J.S. Bach – Suite No.4 in E-flat major, BWV 1010 for solo cello

Prelude, – Sarabande, – Bourrée I, II

Béla Bartók – For Children (arrangement for cello and piano)  – Selection of 9 pieces

Gabriel Fauré – Sonata No.2 in G minor, op.117 for cello and piano

  1. Allegro, – II. Andante, III. Finale – Allegro vivo

Gabriel Fauré – Papillon, op.77

 

Yuuki Bouterey-Ishido

Having graduated from the International Menuhin Music Academy in 2015 and the Royal Northern College of Music in 2019, Yuuki Bouterey-Ishido currently studies at the Royal Academy of Music under cellist Hannah Roberts.

Yuuki has been invited to perform at major festivals around the world, including the Schnittke Festival in London and the Semaine Internationale de Piano et musique de chambre in Switzerland. Other significant performances include solo recitals in Japan, Italy and New Zealand. He has also toured Europe extensively over three years as a member of the Menuhin Academy Soloists under the direction of Maxim Vengerov.

Yuuki is also a passionate chamber musician and has been awarded various chamber music prizes, as well as being invited to perform in chamber festivals in Switzerland and Romania. He currently performs regularly as a member of the Anarres Trio.

Masterclasses include those with Julian Lloyd Weber, Alexander Ivashkin, Frans Helmerson, Gautier Capuçon, Christoph Henkel, Ralph Kirschbaum, David Waterman and Miklós Perényi.

Major prizes include the String Player Award at the Gisborne International Music Competition 2017, First Prize in the Barbirolli Cello Prize 2018, and 2nd Prize in the National Concerto Competition in New Zealand, among other prizes and awards.

 

Tianyang Han

Born in 1995, Tianyang started to learn the piano at the age of 5. At 14 she left middle school and started to study professionally with the esteemed teacher Danwen Wei and his assistant Lei Wang, entering the Shenyang Conservatory of Music in 2009.

During this period Tianyang achieved outstanding results in The 16th Hong Kong-Asia Piano Open Competition, winning the Second Class Award in the Youth Class and the Fourth Prize Award in the Chopin Ballade or Scherzo Class. She also received the Third Prize in the Shenyang Conservatory of Music Competition in 2011 and 2013. Other highlights during this time period include attendance at the Italian Music Fest, Perugia, in 2010 and 2012, where she performed the Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No.1 with Sergei Babayan conducting.

In 2014, Tianyang received offers to study at Manhattan School of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Cleveland Institution of Music, Mannes School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM). She chose to embark on undergraduate study at the RNCM with Graham Scott – the Head of School of Keyboard Studies, receiving the prestigious Lord Rhodes Scholarship and FW Wright Piano Scholarship to support her study. In 2017, she got in to the final of Concerto Audition by playing Shostakovich Piano Concerto No.1. In 2018, she received scholarship and travel fund to join the 29th Semaine International de Piano & Musique de Chambre festival.

She also had the opportunity to have masterclasses with Daumantas Kirilauskas, Sergejs Osokins, Marc Silverman, Michel Beroff, Pavlina Dokovska, Jerome Lowenthal, Jeffrey Cohen, Gwhyneth Chen Jorge Pepi-Alos, Josep Colom and Solomon Mikovwky.

Yuuki Bouterey-Ishido – Cello, and Tianyang Han – Piano WACIDOM Saturday Lunchtime Concert