Egle Jarkova, violin
Rui Urayama, piano

Egle Jarkova and Rui Urayama present a program of music for violin and piano by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Kreisler, and more.

About the Artists

Egle Jarkova, violin
Lithuanian-born violinist Egle Jarkova has performed widely in Europe and America and is the winner of many prizes and competitions, including Queen Morta Premium Laureate as well as honors awards from the Boston Conservatory. Ms. Jarkova has studied with L. Chang, V. Oistrakh, M. Frischenschlager, P. Frank, J. Silverstein. She is graduate of United World College of the Adriatic (IB), The Boston Conservatory (BM and GPD), and currently studying with full scholarship at the Boston University. Ms. Jarkova debuted with the Albanian National TV and Radio Orchestra playing Brahms Violin Concerto, performed Piazzolla “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires” with Boston Conservatory String Orchestra, and Beethoven Triple Concerto with LAB Orchestra. She performed at and concert venues such as Carnegie Hall, Beethoven Hall, Mechanics Hall, Wiener Saal, Sala Tripkovich, and others. Jarkova is the founder and artistic director the International Summer Music Festival in Lithuania “Vivace Vilnius”. She teaches violin and performs with various orchestras around Boston area.

Rui Urayama, piano
Ms. Urayama is the Grand Prix Winner of the 2013 PTNA Piano Competition in Japan, holds St. Botolph Club Emerging Artist Award, and is a sponsored artist by “Meiji Yasuda Quality of Life Cultural Foundation” in 2014- 2015. Her Orchestral performances include with Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, Perugia Music Festival Orchestra, Lublin Philharmonic Orchestra, and Tokyo New City Orchestra. She is also an active chamber musician and performs widely with the JEMUR Piano Trio. They have performed throughout Boston and New England, and Europe. Ms. Urayama was born in Japan, and in 2011 she moved to USA to study with pianist Michael Lewin at the Boston Conservatory, where she finished Masters and currently pursuing her Artist Diploma. Since coming to Boston, she has won the Silver Medal in the Hartford Chopin International Competition and the Boston Conservatory Churchill Competition in 2012 and 2015.

Above: Rui Urayama (left), Egle Jarkova (right)