Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider & Gamal Khamis | Hellens Manor.
Hellens are proud to host the unique talents of Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider – violin and Gamal Kharmis – piano, on Saturday 10 March. This rare collaboration promises excitement and wonder. The programme features amongst others Schumann, Mozart and Brahms.
Elisabeth Zeuthen Schneider is one of the most intuitive, inspirational and passionate Scandinavia violinists for 30 years. Her playing has been described as ‘dark and passionate, gravity and intensity’. Gamal Khamis is one of her most gifted pupils.
Elisabeth has won Denmark’s most prestigious musical prizes including the Carl Nielsen, Jakob Gade and Sonning Foundation grants. She’s been a soloist with the major Danish Orchestras and Associate Concertmaster of The Royal Danish Orchestra and later The Danish National Symphony Orchestra. She now combines her performing career with teaching, as Professor of Violin and Chamber music at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.
Elisabeth is a founder of the THY Chamber Music Festival in Denmark. Running for 20 years, the THY is recognised as one of the most innovative and popular festivals attracting young musicians of the highest calibre from all over the world. Her performing career during the last decade has been centred around a repertoire of violin and keyboard. She has performed throughout Europe and the USA. Her recordings have won critical acclaim for their in-depth interpretations.
Gamal Kharmis’ own reputation as an exceptional talent is growing across Europe like wildfire. Gamal completed his formal musical education at the Royal College of Music. His recent appearances include the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Cadogan Hall, Sage Gateshead, Oxford Lieder Festival, Buxton Festival and Chipping Campden Festival, as well as BBC Radio 3 and 4, BBC Newsnight and many international festivals.
The concert at Hellens, Much Marcle begins at 7.30 with doors opening at 7pm.