Yelian He and Yasmin Rowe play
Chopin, Beethoven and Piazzolla,
heard by BILL NEWMAN
They both met at a Masterclass with Ralph Kirshbaum -- who took part in a Wigmore Hall recital described by me, recently. The artists named their new duo Y2, and following a tour around the UK, subsequently played in Melbourne, Australia in the summer of 2011. Beforehand, Y2 had received First Prize at the Royal Overseas League Competition String Finals, 2009, and they went on to perform at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and St Martin-in-the Fields, to great acclaim.
I saw the delight on their faces during this present recital [St James's Church, Piccadilly, London UK, 30 November 2011]...
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