live performing and recording career was already out of the gates by the
time she was attended the Royal College of Music.
November 2005, she performed Samuel Barber’s “Cello Concerto”
with the Sidcup Symphony at Townley Grammar
School in Bexleyheath,
pianist Madeleine Mattar interpreted Claude
Debussy’s “Cello Sonata” and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Vocalise” at Wigmore
Hall on 18th June 2006.
On 19th November 2006, they reunited for a recital at Chiswick Catholic Centre.
May 2007, Minat rejoined the Sidcup
Symphony Orchestra at Townley Grammar
School for a performance of Sir Edward Elgar’s
She was one of
the RCM’s “Rising Stars” who
performed Johannes Brahms’ “Sextet No. 2 in G major, Op. 36”
at Cadogan Hall on 16th June 2008.
In 2009, she
graduated with distinction and was already well ensconced in the London
Symphony Orchestra. Other groups
with whom she has worked include the European Camerata,
the London Concert Orchestra, Machaca, the
Manning Camerata, the Orpheus Ensemble, the Royal
Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sacconi String
Quartet, and the Tubbs Ensemble.
Robert Schumann’s “Cello Concerto” with the Sidcup Symphony Orchestra at Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School Hall on 20th March
May 2011, she participated in the LSO Discovery Friday Lunchtime Concert
series in Jerwood Hall at LSO St. Luke’s.
offered up an All-Brahms concert at Lincoln Center
on 24th October 2012.
Valery Gergiev conducted the German master’s “Piano
Concerto No. 1 in D minor”, with Denis Matsuev
at the keys, and “Symphony No. 4 in E minor”.
In addition to
a busy performing schedule, Minat also offers
private cello lessons.