Tasmin Little, Violin & John Lenehan, Piano
Brahms ~ Sonatensatz FAE
Lili Boulanger ~ Nocturne
Amy Beach ~ Sonata
Strauss ~ Sonata
Lenehan/ Little ~ "Tchaikovskiana" - Concert Fantasy on themes from Swan Lake
Tasmin Little has firmly established herself as one of today’s leading international violinists. She has performed on every continent and in some of the most prestigious venues of the world, including Carnegie Hall, Musikverein, Concertgebouw, Philharmonie Berlin, Vienna Konzerthaus, South Bank Centre, Barbican Centre and Royal Albert Hall, Lincoln Center and Suntory Hall.
Tasmin’s concerto appearances include those with Adelaide, City of Birmingham, London, Melbourne, Seattle, Singapore, and St. Louis Symphonies; the Berlin, New York, Hong Kong, Malaysian, London, Netherlands Radio, Royal Liverpool and Royal Philharmonics; the Gewandhaus, Ulster and all the BBC Orchestras; The Philharmonia and Orquestra Sinfonica do Porto – Casa da Musica.
Tasmin’s discography and performance schedule reflect her wide-ranging repertoire and she has given numerous World Premiere performances including concerti by Willem Jeths, Robin de Raaf, Stuart MacRae, Robert Saxton and Dominic Muldowney. Tasmin enjoys a very active recital life that sees her performing at all the major festivals and venues throughout the UK.
Tasmin is an exclusive recording artist for Chandos Records. Her recording of the Elgar Violin Concerto with Sir Andrew Davies and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra garnered outstanding critical acclaim and was awarded the Critic’s Choice Award in the 2011 Classic BRIT Awards.
In 2012, Tasmin was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Birthday Honours List, for Services to Music.
In early 2019, Tasmin made the announcement that, after a long and exciting career, she has decided to pursue new directions from Summer 2020. Perth Festival of the Arts is delighted to welcome Tasmin for her final appearance in Perth Concert Hall.
"One of the supremely great violinists of our time" Music-Web International
Photo by Benjamin Ealovega