London Russian Music ACADEMY

med after S. Rachmaninoff

LRMS runs a series of concerts at St Mark's Hamilton Terrace.  The aim of these concerts is to provide a classical music experience for LRMS pupils and children from local communities on their doorstep.  These concerts  feature both gifted young soloists and musicians of high standing. Our concert series includes solo recitals, chamber music and orchestral performances, concerts in which our pupils perform alongside professional musicians and family concerts.  We also organise concerts at other classical music venues.


Legendary Violinist and Conductor Liana Isakadze performs with the LICO String Ensemble

Celebrities concert at St Mark's Hamilton Terrace on Monday 27th July

Nicola Benedetti is coming to play at St Mark's Hamilton Terrace ahead of her appearance at the Proms! 

This time she joins forces with other celebrity artists - Alexei Grynyuk (piano), Leonard Elshenbroich (cello) and Peter Limonov, principal conductor of  London International Chamber Orchestra. The programme includes Beethoven's Triple concerto and Glazunov's Violin concerto. 

Please see the link below to make a booking:  

Nicola's both concerts at the Proms are already sold out, but you now have the opportunity to hear her at St Mark's!

Please e-mail us with any queries or contact St Mark's  on 07920195927.

Flute and Piano Recital by Nafis Umerkulova (piano) and Lucas Jordan (flute)

Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 6:00 pm

Music for Nepal

A fundraising concert in aid of Save the Children Charity to support their work in the recent Nepal disaster. Classical piano and flute duo - Nafis Umerkulova and Lucas Jordan will perform a diverse programme of romantic and 20th century music, which will include works by Liszt, Schumann and Taktakishvilli. The evening will begin with an introductory talk by a member of the Save the Children charity, followed by the exciting musical programme with drinks and refreshments served in the interval. We welcome everyone to our concert and would like to thank you in advance for your support! 

Past concerts:

Nicola Benedetti  with London International Chamber Orchestra conducted by Peter Limonov 
Saturday 25th April at 7.30 pm.
The King's Church, Amersham

Glazunov Violin Concerto; Schubert "Unfinished" Symphony  

Violin and Piano Recital by Agata Darashkaite (violin) and Peter Limonov (piano) 

 St Mark's Church  Hamilton Terrace NW8 9 UT  Thursday 26th March at 8 pm.

Schubert, Debussy, Biber, Prokofiev.  Part of the LRMS Free Concert Series 

Bach to Balkans - an evening of Classical and Balkan Folk Music an evening of Classical and Balkan Folk Music 

Evelyne Berezovsky (piano), Srdjan Vuksinovich (accordion), Felix Froshhammer (violin), Michael Petrov (cello) and Tashko Tasheff (double bass) present works by Bach, Rachmaninoff and Bartok followed by Balkan Music.

Wednesday 25th February 7.30 pm

Bach: Concerto in D minor (arranged for piano and accordion);

Rachmaninoff: Variations on a theme of Corelli (piano solo);

Bartok: Six Romanian Dances (arranged for piano, violin and double base);

Rachmaninoff: Suite No.2 (arranged for piano and accordion);

Rachmaninoff: Trio Elegiaque No.1 in G-minor (piano, violin, cello);

Brahms: Hungarian Dances (accordion);

Balkan Music (accordion, piano, violin, cello, double bass).

 Recital by Peter Limonov (piano) - part of the LRMS Free Concert Series

 St Mark's Hamilton Square

 Saturday 20th September at 7.30 pm

Gibbons, Haydn, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt

 Recital by Pavel Timofejevsky (piano) - part of the LRMS Free Concert Series

 St Mark's Hamilton Square

 Saturday 13th September at 7.30 pm

Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy


  • Sat, Aug 2, 2014 7:00pm Thu, Oct 30, 20149:30pm
  • 23 July  2014 - London Russian Ballet School performance at the New Wimbledon Theatre - Sergey Basukinsky (piano), London Soloists Philharmonia, conductor Peter Limonov
  • 21 July 2014 London Russian Ballet School performance at the Corm Exchange Theatre, Cambridge - Sergey Basukinsky (piano), London Soloists Philharmonia, conductor Peter Limonov
  • 15th July 2014 London Russian Ballet School performance at the Cadogan Hall -  Sergey Basukinsky (piano), London Soloists Philharmonia, conductor Peter Limonov

  • 19th June 2014 Nicola Benedetti performs  with London International Chamber Orchestra conducted by Peter Limonov, The King's Church, Amersham

    Brahms Violin Concerto 

    Beethoven Eroica Symphony

    29th March 2014 , 7.30 pm, St Peter's Church -
    La Mer Trio recital.

    Renate Sokolovska – Flute, Maja Wegrzynowska – Viola, Hannah Stone – Harp

    Bax, Telemann, Takemitsu, Ravel, Debussy

    15th March 2014 4 pm, St Peter's Church NW3 Pianist Nafis Umerkulova 
    Beethoven, Chopin and Scriabin.  Free entry

    23rd November 2013 St Peter's Church NW3
    London Soloists Philharmonia conducted by Peter Limonov 
    Concertos for Piano and Orchestra by Grieg and Ravel. Soloists - Erika Kobayashi and Kana Ito.

    15th November 2013  Cadogan Hall
    An evening of Ballet & Music at the Cadogan Hall at 7.30pm on November 15th. It celebrates the musicof Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky and Chopin withballet and is a fundraising event aiming to bringballet and classical music to the children from underpriviledged backgrounds.

    On this special occasion we join forces with London Russian Ballet School. Our young pianists will accompany the dancers and perform solo pieces by Chopin, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff. The concert also features a talented 19-year old soprano Betty Makharinsky  and a concert pianist Sergey Basukinsky.

    Our orchestra, London Soloists Philharmonia, conducted by Peter Limonov, will accompany the young dancers in the second half (Les Sylfides, or Chopiniana).

    31st August 2013 - 19:30

    Chamber Music Recital

    Renate Sokolovska (flute), Peter Limonov (piano) and Peteris Sokolovskis (cello) perform works by Debussy, Mendelssohn, Prokofiev, Villa Lobos and Piazzolla

    Admission: £10 and £5 (consessions)

    6th July 2013, 7:30pm

    Friends of the Belarusian Children's Hospice

    The programme includes Brahms's Third Sonata for Violin and Piano, performed by Kristine Balanas and Evelyne Berezovsky, and Beethoven's "Eroica" symphony, performed by the Academy Soloists Orchestra.

    16 March 2013, 7:30 pm

    Sasha Grynyuk - piano recital.

    Pärt -Für Alina
    Schumann - Kinderszenen, op.15
    Mozart - Piano Sonata in A Major, K.331
    Bach, Gershwin, Scriabin - 10 Preludes
    Gulda - 5 works from "Play piano Play"

    10th March 2013, 4pm Family Concert

    Sergei Prokofiev - "Peter and the Wolf"

    Narrated and performed by Craig White and Pavel Timofejevsky.

    13 January 2013 4 pm

    Pavel Timofejevsky performs Tchaikovsky's "The Seasons" and Debussy's "Suite Bergamasque"

    9 December 2012 4 pm:
    Viennese Piano. A celebration of viennese music: from Haydn and Beethoven to Schoenberg.
    Karim Said launched an international career touring Berg’s Chamber Concerto with his mentor Daniel Barenboim, a great advocate of the Second Viennese School himself. In this programme, Karim explores and introduces the solo music of both ‘’Viennese Schools’’ in the context of a broader recital programme.

    8th December 2012 7:30 pm:
    Schubert and Mozart by Candlelight

    Schubert: Quintet in C major, D. 956

    Benjamin Baker (violin)
    Agata Darashkaite (violin)
    Rosalind Ventris (viola)
    Michael Petrov (cello)
    Peteris Sokolovskis (cello)

    Mozart: Symphony no. 40 in G minor, K. 550
    Academy Soloists Orchestra
    Conductor - Petr Limonov

    Schubert's famous Quintet in C major - arguably the greatest chamber music composition ever written - is followed by Mozart's greatly admired Symphony No. 40, described by Charles Rosen as "a work of passion, violence and grief"

    3rd November 2012: Violin and Piano recital

    Outstanding young musicians Litsa Tunnah(violin) and Petr Limonov (piano) play sonatas by Beethoven, Ravel and Prokofiev. Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata, perhaps the most famous of all violin sonatas, is followed by Ravel's jazz-influenced Sonata in G major and Prokofiev's masterpiece, his beautiful Sonata no.2 in D major.

    14th October 2012: Chopin and His Idols

    This concert is dedicated to exploring the influences of Bach and Mozart on Chopin's music. Pupils of the Belsize Music Academy join professional musicians and actors to create a production based on the script by Anthony Phillips, translator of Prokofiev's Diaries. The programme includes works by Bach and Mozart, two composers Chopin held in the highest esteem, as well as his famous Mazurkas, Nocturnes, Waltzes and the great Barcarolle.

    30th September 2012: Journey through the centuries. Viktor and Stanislav Hvartchilkov (classical guitar)
    Wonderful guitarists - brothers Viktor and Stanislav Hvartchilkov - present classical guitar repertoire in different styles to be enjoyed by both children and adults.

    29th September 2012: Piano recital.
    Celebrated pianist Alexei Grynyuk, who recently appeared on the BBC Proms plays  a programme of Chopin and Liszt. Chopin's Polonaise, Nocturnes and Mazurkas are followed by Liszt's great B minor Sonata and Horowitz's transcription of Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody no.2

    8th July 2012 , 5pm - Belsize Chamber Orchestra performs works by Haydn and Mozart.

    7th July 2012, 1pm - Gagliano Ensemble perform Mozart and Brahms piano quartets.

    7th July 2012, 7:30pm - Gala concert: Winners of international piano competitions Petr Limonov, Mark Viner, Alexander Ullman and Evelyne Berezovsky perform works of Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Alkan, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin.