Video - Summary 2023 edition

00:00 – Adolfo Barabino – Liszt – Funerailles (Excerpt)

01:55 – Adolfo Barabino – Liszt – Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este (Excerpt)

04:06 – Adolfo Barabino – Chopin – Polacca op. 26 (Excerpt)

06:19 – Trio (Joseph Wolfe & Jonathan Ayling & Adolfo Barabino) – Ravel – Kaddish

11:12 – Trio (Joseph Wolfe & Jonathan Ayling & Adolfo Barabino) – Dvořák – Dumky Trio (Lento maestoso excerpt)

12:30 – Trio (Joseph Wolfe & Jonathan Ayling & Adolfo Barabino) – Dvořák – Dumky Trio (Vivace excerpt)

13:35 – Valentina Igoshina – Rachmaninoff – Six Moments musicaux n.2 Allegretto (Excerpt)

14:57 – Valentina Igoshina – Rachmaninoff – Six Moments musicaux n.5 Adagio sostenuto (Excerpt)

16:39 – Valentina Igoshina – Rachmaninoff – Six Moments musicaux n.6 Maestoso (Excerpt)

Dates And Performers:

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Adolfo Barabino , piano

21 june 2023

Music by:

Chopin, Liszt

Adolfo Barabino, a pupil of Emilio Bonino, is an artist who combines a refined touch with a profound musical interpretation and the “Musical Opinion” describes him “…with a sound so rich in nuances that make him one of the most interesting Chopin  interpreters of his generation.”

He lives between Italy and England where he recently debuted with the London Philharmonic Orchestra recording for BBC Radio.

With the London Symphony Orchestra he recorded Chopin’s Second Concerto and the disc was nominated for the Grammy Award.

He got a ten-year contract of concerts in Japan where he regularly plays in major venues such as Suntory Hall, Tokyo Hamarikyu Asahi Hall, Kitara Hall-Sapporo, Minato Marai Concert Hall-Yokohama, Aoi Concert Hall- Shizuoka, also making several radio recordings.

In 2016, he participated in the Piano Narapi Festival in Nara, Japan, recorded live by MBS TV.

In 2018, his debut in the United States.

In addition to his concert activity, Adolfo is recording in England the complete Chopin’s works and hold masterclasses in Italy, England, Usa and Japan.

Since 2019 he has been a member of the jury of the “Concours International de piano Nice Côte d’Azur”.

Among his upcoming engagements, he will perform all five Beethoven’s Piano Concertos  in London.

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Joseph Wolfe , violin
Jonathan Ayling , cello
Adolfo Barabino , piano

27 June 2023

Music by:

mozart, dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Ravel

Adolfo Barabino has the pleasure of collaborating in a trio concert with
Joseph Wolfe and Jonathan Ayling
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Joseph Wolfe

Joseph Wolfe

enjoys weaving together a career in conducting, chamber music and teaching.

Joseph studied the violin at the Royal Academy of Music in London and later in Dresden at the Hochschule Carl Maria von Weber. Whilst in Dresden, he founded and conducted the Dresden Kammersinfoniker from 1990 – 1994. 

After completing his studies in Germany, he returned to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. During this time, he led the Johannes Ensemble. With a clear passion for chamber music, he studied extensively with the Amadeus, Aeolian, Allegri, Borodin, Endellion and Tacaks Quartets. Soon afterwards Joseph was appointed Co-Principal of the Academia di San Giorgio in Venice where he led various chamber ensembles in concert series in and around Venice. 

He was also a member of the English Chamber Orchestra for many years. During this time, he also developed his conducting and was invited to be a Conducting Fellow at Tanglewood Music Centre. Alongside conducting, his passion for chamber music continued with the formation of the Wolfe Quartet, the Duo Wolfe/Zerpa-Falcon and most recently the formation of the Tier 3 Trio. As a conductor, Joseph has since performed in the major concert halls of the world establishing himself as an artist of great musical integrity and sensitivity. 

He has worked with first class orchestras and soloists, recording for Bavarian Radio and Radio 3. Highlights include: Barbican Hall, Albert Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Suntory Hall Tokyo, Copenhagen Opera House and Munich Gasteig with orchestras such as the London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, Birmingham Symphony, Japan Philharmonic, Tokyo Metropolitan, Netherlands Radio, Bamberg Sinfoniker, English Chamber, Scottish Chamber and Munich Chamber Orchestras.

His work in education includes projects at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, as chamber music coach for advanced students and conductor of the Post Graduate Orchestra, as well as tours with the Bavarian State Youth Orchestra in Germany. Last summer he conducted the Lydian Orchestra of Kent and returns in the Autumn. He enjoys teaching at his home in East Sussex. Joseph plays on a violin made by Paolo Castello of Genova dated 1770.


Jonathan Ayling

leads a musically active life as soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player and teacher.
He is Co-Principal Cello of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and cellist of Duo Hellier and Tier 3 Trio.
Jonathan began his career with London Philharmonic Orchestra and regularly performed with the LPO Soloists in their Chamber Contrasts series at Wigmore Hall. More recently, he has performed as part of the RPO’s Prelude and Spotlight chamber concerts at Cadogan Hall.

Jonathan’s chamber music highlights include concerts with the English Chamber Orchestra Ensemble as well as performances at the Aldeburgh Festival and Carnegie Hall, New York.
Sought after as a Guest Principal Cello, Jonathan has played with many of the UK’s leading  orchestras and opera houses including the BBC Symphony, London Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony, Bournemouth Symphony, London Sinfonietta, English National Opera and Welsh National Opera.

Further afield, he has been a guest with orchestras in Ireland, Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand.
Jonathan regularly gives recitals for British music societies and performs as concerto soloist with local orchestras across the south.
He plays two cellos, a Helen Michetschläger from 1999 and a Joseph Panormo c1815.


Jonathan Ayling


Valentina Igoshina , piano

23 July 2023


Music by:

Medtner, Rachmaninoff

Valentina Igoshina was born in Russia in 1978. She graduated from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, where she studied under Larissa Dedova,Sergei Dorensky and Nikolai Lugansky.

Valentina is a prizewinner of several important international competitions: the Rubinstein Competition in Poland in 1993 (1st Prize), the Sergei Rachmaninov International Piano Competition in Moscow in 1997 (1st Prize), the Queen Elizabeth International Competition in Brussels in 2003 (finalist) and the José Iturbi International Piano Competition in Valencia (Spain) in 2006 (2nd prize).

Valentina IGOSHINA has performed at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London n the Harrods International Piano Series. She has given recitals at the Tonhalle in Zurich, in Milan in the La Societa dei Concerti series, in Paris at the Théatre de l’Athénée, in Toulouse at the Cloitre des Jacobins and has participated in many festivals: Radio France-Montpellier, La Roque d’Anthéron (France), Ravello Music (Italy), Dushniki Zdroi (Poland), Povoa de Varzim, the Belem Festival in Lisbon (Portugal) and the Styriarte Festival in Graz (Austria).

She has been invited to perform with the Halle Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in the United Kingdom, the Concertgebouw Royal Orchestra in Amsterdam, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, the Santiago Chile Orchestra, the Galicia Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Brandenburg Symphony Orchestra… and she also gave recitals in Paris, Moscow, Madrid, Lyon, Saint Louis, Valencia, Luxemburg, Ludwigsburg, Santiago de Chile, Lisbon…

Valentina IGOSHINA recorded Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Schumann’s Carnaval, Rachmaninov’s Corelli Variations, Complete Chopin Valses and both Schostakovitch concertos.

We also can see her playing pieces by Rachmaninov and Chopin in two movies by Tony Palmer: “The Harvest of Sorrow” on Rachmaninov, and The “The Strange Case of Delphina Potocka”. Both DVD’s are distributed by Warner Classics.

In the season 2022/2023 Valentina appears with concerts in Europe and the USA.

She also dedicates a big part of her time to young musicians, teaching permanently in a National Supérieur Conservatory in Paris ( CNSMDP) and a Royal Conservatory of Brussels, and giving masterclasses during the summer académies in Poland, France and Belgium.

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