Episode 1: clarinetist Lily Tamir-Regev and pianist Adela Karol

L-R: Clarinettist Lily Tamir-Regev and pianist Adela Karol. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman

The Talent returns for our second season of 2022! The season will feature twenty exciting emerging musicians from flute to bass-trombone, violin to piano. Each week, two of these young performers will perform live to air and receive on-air feedback from industry mentors, who are working musicians.

Want to listen? Make sure to tune in every Tuesday night at 7pm to 103.5FM 3MBS Melbourne. You can also stream the live broadcast at 3mbs.org.au or catch up later on our podcast! Just search for “The Talent 3MBS in your favourite podcast app and subscribe.

Our first performers for Season 2 are clarinettist Lily Tamir-Regev and pianist Adela Karol. Keep reading to learn more about Lily and Adela.


Clarinettist Lily Tamir-Regev

Clarinettist Lily Tamir-Regev

Lily has been a clarinet enthusiast for 14 years now, enjoying playing both solo and ensemble repertoire, however her heart lies in classical and orchestral music. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Music Performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music drawing inspiration from amazing teachers and musicians, David Griffiths and Philip Arkinstall. She obtained an A in her final performance exam in school and achieved a school Award of Excellence for the subject. Whilst young, Lily entered and placed first in the Bnei Brith Eisteddfod, winning the scholarship in 2016, and later the Elaine Bloch Jaffe Prize. Just recently, she came runner up in the CLASAX Tertiary Clarinet Competition. 

In the years following her secondary education, Lily has been a member of both the university Concert Band, Wind Symphony, and Symphony Orchestra, the Southern Area Concert Band, the Percy Grainger Youth Orchestra, and the Young Mannheim Symphonists program, enhancing her ensemble skills immensely. Lily has almost completed her undergraduate degree, and has achieved a H1 in her final third year recital. Lily aspires to play in a professional orchestral ensemble, however she also is passionate about chamber music has a lot of fun with non-classical genres. Her musical style involves a playful expressivity and a bold presence in which she strives to capture a diverse and deep range of emotions within each work.

Lily will perform:

  • Larry Sitsky: Vartarun
  • Dulcie Holland: Prelude on a Motive
  • Béla Kovács: Hommage a M. De Falla

Pianist Adela Karol

Pianist Adela Karol
Photo credit: Daniel Spellman

Adela has been playing the piano for nine years. For her, music is a way to communicate her thoughts and ideas when the possibilities of language end. She is currently preparing for her AmusA exam in August, as well as learning a program of five fugues for VCE Music Investigation. In addition to the piano, Adela plays the cello and enjoys being part of the Senior String ensemble at her school.

Adela has an interest and passion for music theory, especially the study of harmony and counterpoint. She has recently started to play the harpsichord, and wishes to broaden her understanding of Baroque and Early music throughout this year. Next year, she hopes to study music performance at Melbourne University.
Adela is the 2019 winner of the regional division of the Australian Youth Classical Music Competition. She is glad to be performing again after a long break due to COVID-19.

Adela dedicates this performance to her piano teacher, Regina Thomae

Adela will perform:

  • S.Taneyev: Prelude Op.29
  • J.S.Back: Sinfonia from Keyboard Partita II
  • O.Messiaen: Regard de l’etoile (no.2 from Vingt regards Sur l’Enfant-Jésus)

Tune in to The Talent every Tuesday night at 7pm to 103.5FM 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne. You can also stream the live broadcast at 3mbs.org.au or catch up later on our podcast! Just search for “The Talent 3MBS in your favourite podcast app and subscribe.

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