Three x2marialena

On Mon.22 Feb. 2016 – 7:15 pm at Alliance Francaise

The trio’s story began in 2001, while they were young, beautiful and carefree enough to combine playfulness and ajoie-de-vivre with their music. Since meeting in a Polish music secondary school, the trio has been enjoying playing and performing music together. They moved to Vienna in 2007 to begin their studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts, where Currently the members currently live, collaborating with other contmpoary artises such as Zoltan Kiss, Adam Rapa and Igudesman & Joo.

Marialena Fernandes was born in Mumbai, India. She completed all the examinations of the Royal Schools of Music culminating with the LRSM(Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music) with distinctions, after which she graduated with a First Class from the then Bombay University with Psychology and Philosphy Honours A scholarship given by the Austrian Ministry of Education brought her to Vienna to further her musical education at the prestigious Academy (now University) of Vienna for Music and Performing Arts under the tutelage of Walter Panhofer, Bruno Seidlhofer,Stanislav Neuhaus,Tamas Vasary. Here she attained her Diploma in Piano Performance, again with distinctions. As a profound Chamber musician, Marialena effortlessly multitasks as performer at international recitals with members of the Vienna philharmonic orchestra, holds masterclasses, is a much sought-after distinguished jury member at international competitions, dons the role of ‘Artistic Director’ for projects on CD with living Austrian composers teaches Chambe rmusic at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and is involved with the youth, improvisation and spontaneous music-making. Fernandes idealism goads her on to more musical energy which in turn enables her to express emotions and hence initiate a sense of communication.with her students and with her audience in general.

Entry by Invitation.                                           Concert – In aid of CherYsh Foundation