MAIGHREAD McCRANN – FRANCESCO NICOLOSI
Irish violinist Maighread McCrann is first concertmaster of the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. Αs a soloist and chamber musician she performed extensively in all the major european cities. She has played baroque violin in Nicolaus Harnoncourt’s Concentus Musicus and was appointed Professor of violin in the University for Performing Arts in Graz.
Ιtalian pianist Francesco Nicolosi won the third prize at the International Piano Competition of Santander in 1980 and the second prize at the Concours International d’ Exècution Musicale in Geneva. He toured all over the world and recorded 22 CDs with Naxos and Marco Polo labels. He is currently artistic director of the Massimo Bellini Theater in Catania.
The two great performers will brighten up Gyzi Megaron Festival with a recital which includes Bach’s famous Ciaccona for solo violin, the Schumann sonata op 105 n.1 and the Schubert sonata op 137 n.1 for violin and piano and Liszt’s Spanish Rhapsody for piano solo.
Maighread McCrann (violin)
Francesco Nicolosi (piano)