30/Jul/2017 at 6:30 pm
Location: Mazda Hall
Jan Sham Brouwer, viola and Apurva Devarajan, piano
In a programme of Hoffmeister: Viola Concerto (first movement); Glinka: viola sonata; Glazunov: Elegy for viola and piano Op. 44; Bruch: Romanze Op. 85; Schumann: Fantasiestuecke Op.73 version for viola and piano and Clarke: Sonata for viola and piano
Jan Sham Brouwer received the 2012 scholarship from Dutch Government and passed his BMus under Julia Dinerchtein-Zemtsov at the Conservatory of Maastricht in 2016. He plays frequently with many orchestras including the Ricciotti Ensemble in Amsterdam. One of his favourite chamber music is the Mahler piano quartet. Jan Sham played Dvorak’s “The American” string quartet in the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam. He played solo concerts, the Hoffmeister viola concerto and Bruch Romanze op. 85, in the Vredenburgh Concert Hall in Utrecht.
Apurva Devarajan is an LRSM and LTCL and has given various solo recitals in India, France, Australia, UK and USA. She was awarded as Olga Jules Craen Foundation’s Young Musician of the Year 2016 and will be doing her Masters in Music Performance this year. In 2013, she was offered a scholarship from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for their BMus programme.