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Violinist, Miriam Davis will stream a performance of works by Bach, Cowie, and Ysaÿe on Thursday, May 28.
Miriam Davis is a British violinist who has performed throughout the world as a soloist and chamber musician. She is a prizewinner in numerous international and national competitions, most recently in February 2020 receiving 1st Prize from Grand Virtuoso International Competition with invitation to perform at Royal Albert Hall London, in July 2019 from Alion Baltic Competition in Latvia, and in May 2019; 1st Prize from International Grand Virtuoso Competition, Amsterdam edition. Other recent prizes include 1st prize from IMKA competition, Virtuoso Belcanto International Competition dedicated to Paganini, and North Online International Competition.
Recent and upcoming solo performance venues include Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Stoller Hall Manchester, Elgar Room – Royal Albert Hall London, Stavanger Konserthus Sommerkonsert Series, Temppeliaukio Church Helsinki, Parco Della Music Rome, St Martin in the Fields London and Sage Gateshead Hall 1. Miriam has also made chamber and solo appearances at the National Portrait Gallery London, Cheltenham and Lake District Music Festivals, Tunnell Trust in Coll, Virtuoso & Belcanto Festival Italy, Apeldoorn International Masterclass, Norwegian Youth Chamber Music Festival, Stavanger Chamber Festival, and Prussia Cove International Musician’s Seminar. At festivals, she has had the pleasure to perform with renowned musicians including Laura Mikkola, Gabriele Ragghianti, Michael Bulychev-Okser, Jan Bjoranger and Amaury Coeytaux. Miriam is a keen proponent of contemporary repertoire, including recently giving the Norwegian Premiere of Edward Cowie’s GAD for NyMusikk society in Norway. Miriam specialises in Romantic repertoire and performance style. She performs regularly with leading Dutch pianist, Jelger Blanken. 2020 sees a return to her native UK in concerto engagements, USA debut concert, upcoming concert-tours and debut CD recording, featuring Ysaye Solo Sonatas and more.
Since 2017 Miriam has studied with renowned French violinist, Philippe Graffin, including receiving her Artist Diploma at Hague Royal Conservatory in 2018. She has also made extended and Masters Degree study with notable musicians including Eszter Haffner, Jan Bjoranger, and Andras Keller at Liszt Academy Budapest. She completed her undergraduate studies at Royal College of Music London, on a full scholarship. She has participated in masterclasses with Pierre Amoyal, Felix Andrievsky, Viktor Tretyakov, Natalia Likhopoi, Kaija Saariaho, Benjamin Schmid, Gyorgy Pauk, Kolja Blacher, Keiko Wataya, Thomas Zehetmair, Amaury Coeytaux, Kungsbacka Trio, Hugh Bean, and Emanuel Hurwitz.
Miriam is represented by Polyphony Arts since March 2020.
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