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Jamal Aliyev


Jamal Aliyev

Jamal Aliyev was invited to perform live on Sean Rafferty's programme "In Tune" - on BBC Radio 3 after his "BBC Radio 3 live broadcast" debut with BBC Concert Orchestra at the Menuhin Hall in London 2012.

He recorded his debut CD with Anna Fedorova on a Russian Theme with "Champs Hill Records" in London, March 2015.

He is the First Prize winner of four international competitions: Trakya International Competition (2002), V. Antonio Janigro International Competition (2004), Muriel Taylor Cello Competition (2014), and Bromsgrove International Competition (2015), Jamal has also won the "RCM Concerto Competition 2014", the "RCM Violoncello Competition 2014" and the "RCM Concerto Competition 2015".

Jamal enjoys performing as a solo artist as well as a chamber musician in Europe and Asia. His recent performances include prestigious venues such as The Wigmore Hall (London), The Royal Festival Hall (London), Windsor Castle (London), The Menuhin Hall (London), The Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing), Reims Cathedral (France), The Arts Parliament House (Singapore), The Presidential Concert Hall (Turkey), Istrian Assembly Hall (Croatia), The Saanen Church (Menuhin Festival) in Gstaad, Switzerland, The Rachmaninov Concert Hall(Moscow) and many others.

As well as his live broadcast appearance with the BBC Concert Orchestra, Jamal has collaborated as soloist on several occasions with orchestras such as the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Presidential Symphony Orchestra of Turkey, Dogus Cocuk Symphony Orchestra, RCM Classical, Yehudi Menuhin School Orchestra, Kennemer Jeugd Orkest, Orpheus Sinfonia, LGSO, Whitehall Orchestra, Eskisehir Symphony, Kingston Chamber Orchestra and many others.

Jamal is a recipient of three "full scholarship" awards from Royal College of Music, Royal Academy and The Yehudi Menuhin School.

He began his musical studies at the age of five with his first teacher and beloved grandfather Kara Aliyev in Turkey before moving to the Yehudi Menuhin School in 2008 with a full scholarship to study with Professor Thomas Carroll, with whom he is currently continuing at the Royal College of Music.

Jamal is generously sponsored as a Neville Wathen Scholar, supported by an Amaryllis Fleming Award, Hattori Foundation, Talent Unlimited and the Bowerman family and he plays on a John Betts cello which has been generously loaned to him by the Royal College of Music.

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Forthcoming engagements for Jamal Aliyev

16 June 2017: Recital – Champs Hill, UK
with Daniel Evans, piano Programme to include Sonatas by Beethoven, Shostakovich, Brahms and Rachmaninoff

17 June 2017: Concert – Cambridge,UK
Programme will include Schumann Cello Concerto

29 June 2017: Concert – Royal College of Music, London UK
Jac Van Steen Conductor RCM Symphony Orchestra Dvorak Cello Concerto

2 July 2017: Recital – St Marys Perivale, Ealing UK
An evening of Schubert Violin sonata A major Arpeggione Sonata Trio in Bflat Major

6 July 2017: Romantioc Cello Evening – St. George's Church, Reynoldstone. Gower Festival, Wales, UK
With Craig White, piano Programme to include sonatas by Rachmaninoff, Schubert, and Chopin Polonaise Brillante, Schumann Fantasiestucke
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