FREE Lunchtime Concert: Júlia Pusker (violin) and Renata Konyicska (piano)
Representing Making Music
Beethoven Violin Sonata No 7 in C minor, Op 30 No 2
Bartók Rhapsody No 2
Júlia Pusker was born into a family of musicians and began her musical studies at the age of 5. After studying at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, in 2011 she moved to London to further her studies under the guidance of György Pauk at the Royal Academy of Music where she graduated in 2016. The 2016-2017 season includes concerto appearances with Concerto Budapest, Sinfonia Varsovia, the Lambeth Orchestra, the MAV Symphony Orchestra, the London Mozart Players, as well as further concerts in Belgium, Italy, South America, Hungary, England and Germany.
From 2016 she has been selected as St. John’s Smith Square Young Generation Artist
and Making Music Young Concert Artist. Since September 2016, she is artist in residence at the
Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Brussels, under the direction of Augustin Dumay.
After graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in July 2016, Hungarian pianist Renáta Konyicska is now pursuing her Artist Diploma at Birmingham Conservatoire where she was accepted with full scholarship. Her professor is Pascal Nemirovski. She has won many prizes in various piano competitions, including first prize at the Zlatko Grgosevic Piano Competition in Croatia, Cittá di Gorizia Competition in Italy, Smetana Piano Competition in the Czech Republic.
She has performed recitals and chamber music concerts in France, Spain, Poland, Austria and Hungary in festivals such as Nuits Classiques Megève, Festival de Piano Classique Biarritz, Encuentro de Musica y Academia de Santander, Internationale Sommerakademie der ISA Reichenau, and Liszt Week Esztergom where she is invited to play every year since the festival was initiated in 2008.