British pianist Yasmin Rowe performs as solo recitalist, chamber musician and concerto soloist throughout the UK and overseas. She studied at Chetham's School of Music with Bernard Roberts and Murray McLachlan and at the Royal Northern College of Music with both Murray McLachlan and Stephen Savage, where she gained a BMus. with first class honours, MMus. with Distinction and the prestigious International Artist Diploma.
Yasmin has won numerous competitions and awards throughout her career, including the EPTA UK Piano Competition, the Moray International Piano Competition, the Maisie Lewis award by the Worshipful Company of Musicians (of which she is now a Yeoman), the Myra Hess award (administered by Help Musicians UK) and the 2015 Antena 2 prize in Portugal.
She made her BBC Radio 3 début in a live broadcast from the Imperial War Museum in Manchester, performing Vaughan Williams’ On Wenlock Edge with tenor Nick Pritchard and the Zelkova Quartet in January 2014.
Solo appearances have included concerts in the Wigmore Hall and St John‘s, Smith Square, as well as a performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.9, K. 271 with Manchester Camerata.
Equally adept as a chamber musician, Yasmin frequently plays as Y-Squared with ‘cellist Yelian He. Noted for their dynamic yet sensitve partnership and creative programming, they have won awards from the Kirckman Concerts Society and the Tunnell Trust. In 2014 they were made London City Music Foundation Artists. In November 2016 they will return to Australia for a series of trio recitals with violinist Wilma Smith.
"After listening to this CD of Yasmin Rowe, it is refreshing to hear music played with conviction, love and authenticity. We can therefore enjoy the pure beauty of these masterpieces under her inspired fingers." - Jean-Efflam Bavouzet