Wonderful review of our Wigmore Hall recital published in The Strad

We are privileged to have found the following review of our Wigmore Hall recital in the December 2016 issue of The Strad Magazine, huge thank you to Tim Homfray for these kind words: ‘…The Foyle-Štšura Duo [is] a fine partnership, and clearly a dedicated one, playing everything from memory. In Lutoslawski’s Partita there was punchy […]

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‘Vibrant humanity’ of our Messiaen Quartet performance

Our memorable performance of Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time in Omnibus Clapham with Joe Shiner and Yelian He on 2 October has been described by Robert Hugill of Planet Hugill as ‘an account full of vitality, energy and intensity’. You can read the full review here.

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‘Impressive and Enjoyable Playing’ at our Wigmore Hall Debut on 12 July

We would like to thank our friends and supporters for making our Wigmore Hall debut on 12 July such a special occasion. We are also grateful to the Kirckman Concert Society for giving us this invaluable opportunity. Performing our favourite works from the three centuries of duo repertoire in such an iconic venue, full with […]

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5-star review from our Brighton Festival recital

Delighted about this nice review from our sold-out Brighton Festival appearance on Tuesday 24 May – ‘Schubert’s ‘Grand Duo’ was precisely that, two equal virtuosos playing wonderfully together, from memory … intensely rewarding concentration from both players and the audience. The communication between them was remarkable… It was no surprise that they received such thunderous […]

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Tchaikovsky Trio in Estonia and Russia

Foyle-Štšura Duo will be joined by acclaimed cellist Raphael Lang in an upcoming tour of Estonia and Russia. Excited about performances in Estonia Concert Hall in Tallinn and St John’s Church in St Petersburg. To mark the 110the anniversary of the great Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich, the group will perform his Piano Trio No. 2 […]

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Michael wins the Netherlands Violin Competition

Michael Foyle has won the First Prize at the Oskar Back Dutch Violin Competition! Many congratulations on this well-deserved success! Michael and Maksim will be playing the Franck Sonata at the Recital Hall of the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam at 12.30 on Wednesday 10 February. Very excited!

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Foyle-Štšura Duo goes to New York!

Foyle-Štšura Duo is delighted about the announcement of their New York Debut Recital date – our concert takes place at 19.30 on Wednesday 2 March 2016 in St. Stephen’s Church. The programme will include duo sonatas by Brahms, Mozart, Franck and one of our favourite works – Lutosławski’s Partita. Thank you to the Salieri-Zinetti International […]

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Foyle-Stsura Duo tours Scotland

In November 2015 Foyle-Stsura Duo will be performing recitals in St. Andrews and Ayr (25th), Edinburgh (26th), Troon (27th) and Glasgow (28th). See ‘Concerts‘ for full details! Have a look at the flyer for our concert in Glasgow!  

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Video success on Classic FM

Thank you Classic FM for posting our brand new video of Brahms’s FAE Scherzo on their Facebook page! In under 24 hours it received 32,000 views, 1,700 likes and 700 shares. Grateful to City Music Foundation, Richie Rich Productions and Benjamin Ealovega Photography for making this happen! Recorded in the beautiful venue of LSO St Luke’s.

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First Prize at Salieri-Zinetti International Chamber Music Competition 2015

Foyle-Stsura Duo is delighted to have won First Prize at the Salieri-Zinetti International Chamber Music Competition 2015, which took place between 8-13 September in Verona and Mantova, Italy. After the pre-selection round, 51 ensembles ranging from a duo to a quartet were admitted to the competition. The international jury led by the former concertmaster of […]

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