Yasmin Rowe - pianoBritish 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.

Y2:  MUSIC FOR CELLO & PIANO

Y2:  Yelian He (Cello), Yasmin Rowe (Piano)

Y2: Music for Cello & Piano - WHR047After her critically acclaimed début CD of piano music from Bach to Kapustin, Yasmin Rowe joins Australian cellist Yelian He (collectively known as Y2) in a programme of music by Mendelssohn, Liszt, Henryson, Kapustin and Piazzolla.

Y2 has also achieved outstanding success on the world’s competition stages, notably 1st Prize in the 2009 Royal Over-Seas League String Competition in London and the Grand Prize and Audience Prize in the 2014 Australian Cello Awards Competition (now amalgamated as the Young Performer’s Awards) in Sydney.

This release includes the world première recording of Svante Henrysson's On A Day Like This for solo cello.

"Yelian He plays On A Day Like This and Black Run with all the passion, energy and technical mastery that I as a composer could wish for. It is a joy to hear his versions." - Svante Henryson     Y-Squared: Music for Cello & Piano

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YASMIN ROWE PLAYS BACH, CHOPIN, JANÀČEK & KAPUSTIN

Yasmin rowe (piano)

Yasmin Rowe plays Bach, Chopin, Janáček & KapustinThis is the début album featuring pianist Yasmin Rowe, a rising and talented exponent of all genres of piano music.  Since her studies at the Royal Northern College of Music, UK, Yasmin has won numerous prestigious awards and prizes, having given recitals both in the UK and overseas.  Venues have included the Wigmore and Bridgewater Halls, as well as recital and concerto appearances in Peru, Australia and Canada.

She has also appeared on BBC Radio 3. This album shows Yasmin Rowe’s technical and musical mastery to its full extent, in music from J. S. Bach to Nikolai Kapustin.     More >>

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