The Mendelssohn Trio Concert

Tickets £20/ £10 / £5

Friends Nikola Kyosev (flute), Josip Petrac, (cello) and Silviya Mihaylova (piano) are based in Glasgow and formed the trio to perform the repertoire for this unusual combination of wind, strings and keyboard.

Nikola was winner of the Special prize for virtuoso performance at the 15th International “world and the earth” competition in Bulgaria and he and Silviya won 1st prize at the North London Festival for Music and Dance in 2010. Nikola is the founder of Sound Collective Scotland ensemble. He has studied with many eminent flautists including Katherine Bryan at the RCS Josip began studying cello at the age of six. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the Academy of Music of Zagreb University. He then moved to the USA where he received a Doctorate at the University of Georgia. As principal cellist of the Arco chamber orchestra, Josip appeared twice as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, New York, and on several recordings for the Phoenix USA label.

After moving to Scotland Josip appeared twice as a soloist with Ayr Camerata and most recently as a soloist with Paisley Sinfonia in November 2022. Josip has also been involved in several chamber music ensembles. He is a cello and double bass teacher with the East Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire Instrumental Music Services.

Silviya enjoys busy life as a performer, chamber musician and teacher. She is currently the pianist for Sound Collective Scotland, the accompanist for the Glasgow Philharmonic Male Voice Choir and a lecturer in piano at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She studied with Professor Fali Pavri at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she obtained a master’s degree in piano performance. Silviya is an Alumnus of Live Music Now Scotland, found by Yehudi Menuhin. She was also a visiting piano teacher at the Mehli Mehta Music Foundation, Mumbai.

The trio will be performing
C. P. E. Bach – Hamburger Sonata in G Major
J. M. Damase – Sonate en Concert op. 17
J. Haydn – Piano trio in D major
Philippe Gauber – "Soir d’automne" from "Trois Aquarelles for Flute, Cello and Piano"
F. Mendelssohn – Trio No. 1 in D minor

Falkirk Trinity Church

Falkirk Trinity Church, Manse Place, Falkirk, FK1 1JN

01324 611017


Dates & Times

Friday, 03 May 24 at 19:30 PM to 19:30 PM Falkirk Trinity Church Book

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