Huddersfield audiences have already been lucky enough to hear the talent of violinist Martyn Jackson on a number of occasions.
Now this fast-rising young star is back in the town to play another major concert.
Martyn is the guest of Huddersfield Music Society on Monday (February 10) in the latest concert in the society’s season at St Paul’s Hall.
His accompanist will be the Russian pianist Petr Limonov.
They will play Beethoven’s Sonata in A major op 47 ‘Kreutzer’, Elgar’s Sonata in E minor op 82 and the Faust Fantasy by Wieniawski.
Martyn is no stranger to Huddersfield audiences. He has appeared as a guest soloist with both Slaithwaite Philharmonic Orchestra and Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra and as a guest artist in a pre Christmas concert with Marsh Ladies Choir.
He has performed as a solo artist and chamber musician throughout the UK, much of Europe and the Middle East.
Martyn is a graduate of the Royal College of Music and currently studies in Berlin with Professor Stephan Picard.
He plays a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin which is on loan to him from Frau Angela Schmeink.
Last autumn, Martyn joined the joined the Cavaleri String Quartet which has a reputation as one of Europe’s leading string quartets.
Petr Limonov was born in 1984 in Moscow and started playing the piano at the age of five.
After winning the First prize at the Nikolai Rubinstein piano competition in Paris in 1998 he started giving concerts in Europe, Russia and Japan.
In 2003 Petr won a full international scholarship which allowed him to continue his studies in the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Petr’s studies then took him to Paris before he returned to London four years ago to start his Masters at the Royal College of Music under Dimitri Alexeev.
Eighteen months ago, he became the principal conductor of the Belsize Chamber Orchestra.,
Monday’s concert starts at 7.30pm. Tickets on the door.