Cockermouth Music Society’s 22nd Season promises to be as interesting and exciting as any in the past with very accomplished musicians performing as soloists or as members of ensembles. Once again, with the support of Orchestras Live we are able to offer an orchestral concert, Manchester Camerata on 25 October 2016.
For more information about our concert dates and how to find us, visit our Facebook page, read on below or contact the Hon Secretary, Mrs Susan Allison by email
We will continue our work to engage more people in classical music through a programme of free ‘Drop in’ recitals, extending free admission to more young people.
Cockermouth Music Society is a successful society and we want to make it even more successful for the benefit of artists and audiences alike.
Subscription Tickets covering all 7 Professional Concerts, Young Persons’ Concert, Members’ Concert and membership of the society £85.
Ordinary Membership £14 Senior, £5 Junior - includes tickets at reduced prices.
Tickets: Members £14; non-Members £17.
Accompanied children Free. Unaccompanied and students under 25 - Half Price.
Beethoven Sonata No 3 in E flat
Ravel: Sonata in G major
Tchaikowsky: Souvenir d’un Lieu Cher
Supported by the Countess of Munster Trust
Alexandra Lomeiko (violin)
Alexandra began violin lessons in 1996 in Christchurch, New Zealand where she received awards and prizes including the Most Promising Award at the Young Performer of the Year competition, 2nd place at the Sentinel Performers Competition (2005) and 3rd place at the National Concerto Competition (2008).
2006 brought Alexandra to London where she began studying at the Purcell School of Music. During her time in London, she has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in venues including Queen Elizabeth Hall, Barbican Hall and Wigmore Hall. A laureate of many competitions, Alex won 2nd place at Purcell Concerto Competition (2008), the Orpheus Chamber Music Competition (2007) and was awarded the special “Audience Prize” at the International Canetti Violin Competition in Israel (2010), the “Best String Player Award” at the Gisborne International Music Competition (2012) and the Province of Terni Soloist Award from Associazione Mozart Italia (2014).
She commenced her postgraduate studies in September, 2014, at the Royal College of Music where she is a Lark Scholar supported by a Leverhulme and Countess of Munster Scholarship. Alexandra plays on a violin made by Carlo Tononi, Cremona 1687, on loan from the Royal College of Music.
Antonina Suhanova (piano)
Antonina was born in Riga, Latvia in 1991 and started playing piano at the age of five. In 2012 she was awarded a scholarship to the Guildhall School to study with Professor Ronan O’Hora. She has won numerous competitions in Estonia, Slovakia, Italy, Spain and France. She has appeared as a soloist with the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Latvian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra “Sinfonia Concertante” and Latvian National Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons.
In 2011 she represented Latvia in the 3rd International Festival “Rising Stars in Kremlin”, giving a debut performance with the world famous Chamber Orchestra “Moscow Virtuosi” under the leadership of Vladimir Spivakov. Since 2011 she specialises in violin and piano duo repertoire. She has participated in masterclasses with Vladimir Ashkenazy and Dmitri Bashkirov.
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