| BUSCOT PARK THEATRE Chamber Music
|Diana Galvydyte is a
Lithuanian born violinist. She studied with Natalia Boyarsky at the Yehudi
Menuhin School in Surrey and at the Royal College of Music in London obtaining
a Masters Degree in Performance with Distinction.
appearances include the Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall's
Purcell Room, St.James's Piccadilly and Buckingham Palace for HRH The Earl of
Wessex, as well as live on In Tune BBC Radio 3. Abroad, Diana appeared at the
Chamber Hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Theater Diligentia in the
Hague, Konzerthaus in Vienna and gave a recital for Radio France Festival in
Diana performed as a soloist with the Philharmonia
Orchestra at Windsor castle as the Winner of the International Windsor Festival
She made her USA debut performing Elgars
Violin Concerto with the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra. In Lithuania Diana
frequently performs with the Lithuanian National and State Symphony Orchestras
as well as the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, often broadcasted on National
Dianas CD A Different World was awarded
four stars by the BBC Music Magazine.
|Robert Fox, brought up near Chipping
Norton in the Cotswolds, studied french horn, natural horn and conducting at
the Royal College of Music studying with Richard Watkins, Pip Eastop and Sue
He has made appearances at the Barbican, Royal Festival Hall,
Royal Albert Hall and for HRH the Duke of Gloucester. Robert has performed
concertos such as Richard Strauss first and second horn concertos as well
as the popular Mozart horn concertos and also has performed as a freelance
musician with groups such as Bampton Classical Opera and other opera and
As well as performing, Robert has conducted
orchestras and directed musicals such as: Annie, Anything Goes and Grease. He
also has worked at secondary schools teaching music, composition and music
technology up to A-level; Robert has lead music tours for students to
Barcelona, Vienna and the Isle of Guernsey.
In addition to this, he
conducted the Aston Keynes orchestra and was instrumental in setting up the
Cirencester Philharmonic Orchestra.
Working as a Music Development
Leader for the Swindon Music Service, Roberts enthusiasm for music
sparked the imagination of young people in primary schools across Swindon,
conducting wind and jazz bands as well as teaching horn at the Cheltenham
In Cirencester, Robert plays regularly in the
Alfredstone Brass Quintet as well as freelancing, making appearances with the
Regency Sinfonia, The Headington Singers and various chamber groups.
well as class teaching in primary schools, Robert also teaches the French horn
privately and for children at Pinewood Preparatory School.
| Thomas Graff was born in
Cardiff and began to play the piano at age 4.
He gained a scholarship
to the Junior Department of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama at age 9
and went on to study with the head of keyboard studies, Richard McMahon.
He studied music at the University of Bristol and received piano
tuition from Raymond Clarke. His recitals featured Liszt, Prokofiev and Ravel's
piano works. He won the University Concerto Competition in his final year and
performed Shostakovich's Piano Concerto no. 2 at the annual Gala
Thomas is a licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music as a
pianist, and is active in music teaching, instrumental and choral accompanying,
and performing chamber music as well as solo repertoire.
performed at a range of venues including the Welsh Millennium Centre and
Thomas is also a violinist and a keen marathon runner.