Viola and Pianoforte Recital


F. Chopin (1810 – 1849)                       Scherzo no. 2 in Bb Minor op. 31

M. Bruch (1838 – 1920)                         Romanze op. 85

J. Strauss (1825 – 1899)                       An der schönen blauen Donau

(arr. G. Cziffra)

H. Vieuxtemps (1820 – 1881)               Capriccio in C Minor op. 55

J. Brahms (1833 – 1897)                       Sonata in Eb Major for Viola and Pianoforte op. 120 no. 2

Peter Fenech is a Maltese-born violist currently pursuing a Master’s Degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance under the tuition of British violist Roger Chase. His studies are generously supported with the help of the Drapers’ Scholarship, The Joan Greenfield Fellowship Trust Scholarship and the Trinity College London Scholarship. Peter completed his undergraduate studies in 2020 and was awarded the Trinity College Silver Medal for Strings for his distinctive contribution made during his time at Trinity Laban. In the course of his studies, Peter has performed in numerous orchestral projects and notably in side-by-side performances with members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Peter has performed in masterclasses with world renowned violists such as Nobuko Imai, Lawrence Power and Krzysztof Chorzelski of the Belcea Quartet.

Tomás Matos is an award-winning international pianist with a number of prizes from international and national competitions, most notably, honorary prize at the XIII Ria de Vigo Piano Competition; the first prize at the International Music Competition Cidade do Fundão, at the 14th International Competition St. Cecilia; the Alexander Scriabin International Competition, the National Piano Competition performing Chopin’s First Piano Concerto with the Centro Orchestra. Currently, Tomás is a holder of the Jimmie Cross Fund Scholarship and attends the Master’s degree in Piano Performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in the class of Prof. Yekaterina Lebedeva. He has also given some masterclasses at Trinity Laban.