Lunchtime Music: Beethoven, Schubert

Lunchtime Music: Beethoven, Schubert

Lunchtime Music

Date and time
10 Jan 2022 (1:05pm)

Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR


Free entry. Tickets must be booked in advance.

Please note change to original programme:

Joachim Lim piano

Beethoven Sonata Op.111

Joachim Lim was born in Singapore in 2001 and is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire under the tutelage of Professor Pascal Nemirovski, International Chair of Piano. He previously studied at The Purcell School where he studied both with Nemirovski and in 2017, with William Fong. 

Joachim gave his first public performance at the age of four in Singapore and since then, he has given performances at the Weill Recital Hall at the Carnegie Hall, and at the Milton Court Concert Hall at the Barbican; the Purcell Room at the Southbank; St Martin-in-the-fields and Drapers’ Hall. Internationally, he has performed at Fazioli Concert Hall, Sacile Italy; the Danube Palace Concert Hall, Budapest, Hungary and at the Kawaguchi Lilia Music Hall in Japan.

Joachim has received top prizes in several piano competitions, most recently the Beryl Chempin Beethoven Prize in 2021 and at various prestigeous international competitions..

Joachim performed in 2019 with the Danube Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Andras Deak and in 2017 with Maestro Uri Segal in Perugia, Italy. He has played in masterclasses for Professors such as Peter Donohoe, Christopher Elton, Dimitri Alexeev, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Natalia Troull, John Owings, Jerome Lowenthal, Yen Chun Chieh, Michael Lewin, Sasha Starcevich and Ilana Vered.

Jingyi Wei cello
Yin Yu piano

Schubert Arpeggione Sonata

Jingyi Wei was born in Guangzhou, China and is currently a BMus 4 student at RBC. Jingyi was the principal cellist of Guangzhou Youth Symphony Orchestra and successfully held several solo concerts in Guangzhou. She has also performed with GYSO in Europe, Australia, Singapore and Indonesia. Jingyi has been awarded several first prizes in various Chinese cello competitions. 

Jingyi spent her first two years at RBC studying with Julian Lloyd Webber and Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, and then with Ben Davis and Ulrich Heinen. In her second year, she successfully held a solo concert at St. Martin's Church in The Bull Ring.

Yin Yu was born in Ningbo, China and studied at the attached school of Shenyang Conservatoire of Music where she was awarded various prizes. Yin has performed throughout China, including concerts in both Shenyang and Ningbo. She has also performed in concerts throughout Europe. She is now in her final year at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire where she has been studying with Daniel Browell.

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