Hyperion Records

Artist Hyperion Records
Samuel, Laura (violin)
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Laura Samuel (violin)

Born in London in 1976, Laura studied with Itzhak Rashkovsky at the Royal College of Music, London. Prizes include the Royal Over-Seas League, Musicians Benevolent Fund, Manoug Parikian Award and the TWIYCA Competition, resulting in her South Bank Recital debut. In 1994 she co-founded the Belcea Quartet and was a member for 16 years. The quartet won first prize in the Osaka and Bordeaux International Competitions. Worldwide tours included regular visits to the States, Far East and throughout Europe as well as a five-year residency at the Wigmore Hall, London. Their numerous recordings for EMI Classics include Bartók, Janácek and Britten cycles as well as Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Debussy and Ravel quartets and have won Gramophone, Midem, Edison and Echo Klassik Awards. Solo performances have included the Brahms, Bruch, Mendelssohn, Prokofiev (2nd) Concertos and the Barber at the QEH as part of the South Bank Bernstein Project. Laura has taught Chamber music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and Royal Northern College of Music, and plays the ex 'Nissel' Stradivarius of 1731. She joined The Nash Ensemble in 2010.

Albums
'Bridge: Phantasy Piano Quartet & Sonatas' (CDA68003)
Bridge: Phantasy Piano Quartet & Sonatas
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 88.2 kHz £12.00ALAC 24-bit 88.2 kHz £12.00 CDA68003  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Brundibár' (CDA67973)
Brundibár
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £10.50 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 96 kHz £12.00ALAC 24-bit 96 kHz £12.00 CDA67973  Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Turina: Chamber Music' (CDA67889)
Turina: Chamber Music
Complete works available for download
FRANK BRIDGE  (1879-1941)
An Irish Melody 'The Londonderry Air' with The Nash Ensemble
Cherry Ripe with The Nash Ensemble
Sally in our alley with The Nash Ensemble
Sir Roger de Coverley with The Nash Ensemble
PAVEL HAAS  (1899-1944)
String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 with The Nash Ensemble
HANS KRÁSA  (1899-1944)
Suite from Brundibár with The Nash Ensemble
JOAQUÍN TURINA  (1882-1949)
Escena andaluza, Op 7 with The Nash Ensemble
La oración del torero, Op 34 with The Nash Ensemble
VIKTOR ULLMANN  (1898-1944)
String Quartet No 3, Op 46 with The Nash Ensemble
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
À la fenêtre: Andantino mosso  Movement 2 of Escena andaluza, Op 7 (Turina)
An Irish Melody 'The Londonderry Air' (Bridge)
Cherry Ripe (Bridge)
Coach, Coachman and Horse: Andante  Movement 2 of String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
Crépuscule du soir: Allegretto mosso – Serenata: Allegro  Movement 1 of Escena andaluza, Op 7 (Turina)
Escena andaluza, Op 7 (Turina)
La oración del torero, Op 34 (Turina)
Landscape: Andante  Movement 1 of String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
Sally in our alley (Bridge)
Sir Roger de Coverley (Bridge)
String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
String Quartet No 3, Op 46 (Ullmann)
Suite from Brundibár (Krása/Matthews)
The Moon and Me: Largo e misterioso  Movement 3 of String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
Wild Night: Vivace e con fuoco  Movement 4 of String Quartet No 2 'From the Monkey Mountains', Op 7 (Haas)
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