Savitri Grier
Savitri Grier

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Mozart sonata in B flat K454

Ravel sonata in G

Mozart Sonata K378 in B flat

Brahms Violin Sonata in G Op. 78

Bartok 2nd Sonata for violin and piano

Born in 1992, Savitri read Music at Christ Church, Oxford, graduating with 1st Class Honours, and is currently undertaking a Masters at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama studying with David Takeno. Awards include 1st Prize at the Oxford Philomusica and Tunbridge Wells International Competitions. In 2015 she was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT).

Savitri has given recitals and taken part in festivals and masterclasses across Europe including Musique à Marsac in France and IMS Prussia Cove. She has participated in masterclasses with Ferenc Rados, Johannes Goritski, Maxim Vengerov, András Keller, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Thomas Adès, among others.

Highlights as a soloist include performances of the Sibelius and Tchaikovsky Concertos with Oxford Philomusica, Mozart with the Barbican Young Orchestra and Mendelssohn with the English Festival Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall.

Engagements this season include her debut at Carnegie’s Weill Hall, appearances as soloist with the Bournemouth Symphony, English Chamber and Sinfonia Birmingham Orchestras, and recitals throughout the UK.

A committed chamber musician Savitri has collaborated with Susan Tomes, Christoph Richter, Steven Isserlis and Alasdair Beatson, and regularly gives recitals with the Grier Trio.

In 2015 she was selected for the Philip & Dorothy Green Award for Young Concerts Artists.

Savitri plays on a Matteo Goffriller violin on generous loan from the Aidan Woodcock Charitable Trust.

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