Introduction
Introduction Events



J A M A L   A L I Y E V


In 2017 Jamal made his solo debut at the BBC Proms with the BBC Concert Orchestra, won the Arts Club – Sir Karl Jenkins Music Award and was selected for representation by YCAT UK. His debut CD with pianist Anna Fedorova “Russian Masters” was released by Champs Hill records to critical acclaim.

Future engagements include performances of two concertos at the George Enescu Festival at the Atheneum, broadcast live on Medici TV. He premieres a new work for cello and orchestra by Sir Karl Jenkins written specially for Jamal at various festivals across UK. Future recordings include Classic FM, Warner Classics and a CD with Fazil Say in Austria which will include his sonata “Four Cities” for cello and piano.

In 2019 Jamal Aliyev performs Elgar’s well known Cello Concerto with BBC Scottish Symphony live on BBC Radio 3 and with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on a 4-concert tour.

Aliyev has performed widely in Europe and further afield, highlights including his recent solo appearances at the Royal Festival Hall London with the Philharmonia, Presidential Symphony Orchestra in Turkey, El Sistema Symphony in Venezuela, Kennemer Jeugd Orkest in Holland, Royal Northern Sinfonia in UK, as well as solo debuts with Istanbul Symphony, London Mozart Players and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall, live on Classic FM as part of Classic FM Hall of Fame 2019 concert.

Jamal Aliyev is a keen chamber musician and his recent highlights include TIM Maslak Show Center and Ataturk Culture and Congress Center in Turkey with internationally renowned pianist Fazil Say, several recitals at the Menuhin, Kronberg, Enescu and Gower Festivals, as well as the venues such as Atheneum (Bucharest), Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing), Rachmaninov Hall (Moscow), the Arts Parliament House (Singapore) and the Presidential Concert Hall (Turkey).

In 2015 Jamal Aliyev was one of the first BBC Classical Artists selected, regularly appearing on BBC Radio 3 “In Tune” and with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

During his studies Jamal has won numerous awards including the Windsor International Competition (2019) 2nd Prize and Audience Prize presented by His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Musicians’ Company Prince’s Prize (2017) and 1st Prize at the Eastbourne (2016), Croydon (2015), Bromsgrove (2015), Muriel Taylor (2014) and V. Antonio Janigro International Competitions (2004). In 2016 Aliyev won the Kronberg Academy Award in Romania and received an honourable mention at the Pablo Casals Competition in France.

Jamal Aliyev plays on a Giovanni Battista Gabrielli cello (1756) on generous loan from a patron of Beares International Violin Society, London.

Jamal is grateful for support from, Albert Cooper Trust and Cagdas Egitim Vakfi (CEV Sanat) sponsored by Finansbank.

https://www.jamalaliyev.com/

Photograph taken by Kauko Kippas


Jâms Coleman is a Welsh pianist who enjoys a rich and varied musical life performing as a soloist, chamber musician and vocal accompanist. He finds it inspiring to collaborate with different musicians and values the rewards of this process.

Chamber-music engagements include performances in the UK and across Europe with instrumentalists Luke Hsu, Clio Gould, Maggie Faultless, Timothy Ridout, Laura van der Heijden, Jamal Aliyev, Joy Lisney and Marcin Zdunik.

As a vocal accompanist, he enjoys collaborating with many singers and his engagements include recitals with such Ailish Tynan, James Gilchrist, Sir John Tomlinson, Robert Murray, Nicholas Mulroy, Robert Murray and Andrew Kennedy at festivals such as the Leeds and Oxford Lieder Festivals. Recent highlights include performing the three Schubert song cycles at the Two Moors Festival and an evening song recital at Wigmore Hall. He will return to Wigmore Hall in November where will perform in a showcase for Samling Arts alongside Nicky Spence, Julien van Mellaerts, Svetlina Stoyanova, Christopher Glynn and others.

Jâms enjoys performing as a concerto soloist and has performed repertoire including Beethoven’s Third, Fourth and Fifth Piano Concertos and concertos by Chopin, Brahms and Mozart.  

Jâms read Music at Girton College, Cambridge, where he was also a choral scholar. In 2016 he completed a Masters at the Royal Academy of Music where he then stayed on as a Fellow. He also has experience of working as a Musical Director and repetiteur and in 2014 he conducted fifteen performances of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin across Wales. He is the Artistic Director of a new concert series based in St Clement Danes Church in Central London which featured twenty-four lunchtime concerts and five evening concerts in 2018.

www.jamscoleman.com


Photo taken by Sim Canetty-Clarke


Programme


 BEETHOVEN: 12 Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen' from the Opera 'Die Zauberflote' Op66


RACHMANINOV: Vocalise


DAVID POPPER: Elfentanz Op.39


DAVID POPPER: Hungarian Rhapsody, Op.68 (1894) 


TCHAIKOVSKY: Pezzo capriccioso, Op.62


Interval


LUTOSLAWSKI: Sacher Variation


BRAHMS: Cello Sonata No.2 in F, Op.99


 

























Programme


BEETHOVEN: 12 Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen' from the Opera 'Die Zauberflote' Op66


RACHMANINOV: Vocalise

DAVID POPPER: Elfentanz Op.39


DAVID POPPER: Hungarian Rhapsody, Op.68 (1894)


TCHAIKOVSKY: Pezzo capriccioso, Op.62


Interval


LUTOSLAWSKI: Sacher Variation


BRAHMS: Cello Sonata No.2 in F, Op.99