21 January 2023 | Audition for Two Cellos at Conway Hall On Saturday 21 January 2023 at Conway Hall in London, The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation auditioned and loaned two fine cellos.
2022 Past Events
3 December 2022 | The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation Fundraiser Concert at St James' Church Islington. Over 20 cellists took part and £1130 was raised for the Foundation!
7 July 2022 | Fundraiser for The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation Yoko Misumi (piano) & Heather Tuach (cello) An hour long-concert of music by womencomposers at St James' Church Islington
26 June 2022 | Lotte Shlomowitz (cello) at Sutton House Music Society Lotte Shlomowitz performed the first movement of Shostakovich's Sonata in D minor Op 40 with pianist Aaron Burrows, opening for Namara Trio at Sutton House Music Society in Hackney. 22 March 2022 | Finn Anderson-Hendra won the Susanne Beer Cello Corner Prize of £250 at the North London Festival of Music Speech and Drama in March 2022. Finn performed Faure's Apres un Reve in class 326 (11 to 12 years). Finn is taught by Ben Davies at the Royal Academy of Music and is principal cellist for NYSO senior Orchestra
19 March 2022 | Masterclass with cellist Penny Driver at St James’ Church Islington.
19 March 2022 | Schubert Cello Quintet with Ostara Chamber Players and Richard Lester (cello). The concert began with a young ensemble performing Mozart's Oboe Quartet.
11 December | Over 20 cellists took part in The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation Fundraiser Concert at Christ Church Highbury in December 2021. £930 was raised for the Foundation.
20 November | Daphne Shlomowitz (cello) performed Tarantella by Squire at Concert Corner, St. James' Church, Islington. This was followed by a performance by Greenwich Trio.
03 October | Elizaveta Lessoun, the recipient of Susanne's Lockey Hill cello, performed Tchaikovsky’s Pezzo Capriccioso Op 62 at Conway Hall Sunday Concerts. You can watch her performance on The Cello Corner YouTube Channel.
22 September | Sonny Buether, a Foundation cello recipient, performed moderato from Haydn's Concerto in C Major with the Fitzwilliam Quartet at Concert Corner, Candid Arts Gallery. You can watch his performance on The Cello Corner YouTube Channel.
27 June | with the Fitzwilliam String Quartet and young cellists of The Cello Corner. Our talented young performers were accompanied by the FSQ. Lotte Shlomowitz - Prayer by Bloch Atticus Larard - Madrigal by Squire Emily Elliott - Rondo by Boccherini Cello ensemble - Vivaldi Double Concerto & Latin Nites
May |Young cellist Inez Karlsson was chosen by Robert Max as the winner of The The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation Prize at the 2021 North London Festival of Music, Speech and Drama. Susanne Beer's former students Daphne and Lotte Shlomowitz, and Sonny Buether also won top prizes at the North London Festival
2020 Past Events
October |Elizaveta Lessoun was chosen as the recipient of a three-year loan of Susanne Beer's Lockey Hill cello (c.1780). It is the cello that Susanne played on while she was co-principal cellist of the LPO. Elizaveta is from Belarus and she studies with Melissa Phelps at the Royal College of Music in London.
1, 29 Nov and 13 Dec |Three young cellists who auditioned for the Lockey Hill cello opened Conway Hall Sunday Concerts: Doraly Gill - Elgar's E minor Concerto Elizaveta Lessoun - Massenet's 'Elegy' and Davydov's 'At the Fountain' Supanee Sonchaiwanich - first movement of Brahms' F major Sonata
11 March |The London Philharmonic Orchestra dedicated a concert to Susanne Beer. Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Khatia Buniatishvili (piano) and Pablo Ferrández (cello), Robin Ticciati (conductor) performed Beethoven's Triple Concerto and Mahler's Symphony No 1 at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre. 24 January | Memorial article in the Islington Tribune by Callum Fraser
19 January | Concert for The Susanne Beer Cello Corner Foundation at Hornsey Parish Church, organised by Agnieszka Maria Mika. Students from The Cello Corner performer with string orchestra, conducted by Andrea Ferrari.