Alexandra Dariescu (piano)

Saturday 12th October 7.30pm, Theatr Mwldan



Beethoven:  Sonata in F, Op 10 No 2

Scarlatti:  Sonata in F minor K 466

Schumann:  Fantasiestucke, Op 12

Chopin:  24 Preludes, Op. 28


Named BBC Music Magazine ‘Rising Star’, Alexandra Dariescu made her debut at the Carnegie Hall in New York, where she joined András Schiff during his “Perspectives” residency. Alexandra performs regularly in the UK with orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Sinfonia ViVA, and the Northern Sinfonia.



Born in Romania, Alexandra Dariescu studied in Iasi (Romania), Pocklington School and at the Royal Northern College of Music (UK) where her teachers included Nelson Goerner, Mark Ray, Alexander Melnikov and Dina Parakhina and was supported in full by the Associate Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She graduated in 2008 with distinction and the highest distinction College offers, the Gold Medal. Alexandra recently released her debut CD to critical acclaim, including a 4 star review in BBC Music Magazine.


With such an elegant programme played by this engaging young pianist this promises to be a wonderful opening to our 2013 Season.


“Dariescu revelled in this wonderful music of might, breadth and resonance with deliciously sparkling playing that had real gravitas”                RLPO/ Wigglesworth Music Web International 2013