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Concert by the Winners of the
2018 Princess Christina Competition

Distinguished young musicians on the threshold of international careers

The Trio Diotima, winners for 2018 in the ages 14-19 category of the Netherlands’ prestigious music competition, make their Greek debut at the Dimitri Mitropoulos Hall with a soloist and chamber music repertoire. A night of romantic music, with pianist Mischa van Tijn playing Brahms’ famous Variations on a Theme of Paganini based on his Capriccio for Violin No. 24; having received an accompaniment award, he collaborates with violinist Tim de Vries and fifteen-year-old cellist Emma van Schadewijk in soloist works by Bruch, Chausson, and Fauré. The concert closes with all three young musicians onstage for Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 1.
- G.F. Händel: Sonata for violin and piano in D Major op. 1 no. 4
- R. Schumann: Fantasiestücke op. 73
- J. Haydn:  Variations in f minor Hob.XVII:6
- S. Rachmaninov:  Preludes op. 32 no. 10 in b minor and no. 12 in g sharp minor
- P.I. Tchaikovsky:   Autumn Song from The Seasons: October
- T. Vitali:  Chaconne
- F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy:  Piano trio in d minor op. 49

Trio Diotima:
Tim de Vries violin
Emma van Schadewijk cello
Mischa van Tijn piano

In collaboration with the Royal Embassy of the Netherlands in Athens