"Yesterday I listened... today I loved!"
|St. Gregory's Centre for Music »||1:15 pm||Thursday 10 May 2012|
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Rhona McKail (soprano) & Yshani Perinpanayagam (piano)
In association with Park Lane Group.
Rhona McKail, from Prestwick in Ayrshire, studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, where she gained a BA (Musical Studies) with first-class honours in 2005. She is currently concluding her studies on the highly coveted opera course in the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London, from where she gained both a Masters of Music with distinction and a Master of Music in Performance (Guildhall Artist), also with distinction.
As a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral pianist, Yshani Perinpanayagam has performed at venues including the Wigmore Hall, the Purcell Room, LSO St. Luke's, and the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, as well as at events including the Soundings Platform for Contemporary Music and the Oxford Lieder Festival.
Yshani is the current Yamaha Birmingham Accompanist of the Year, and a 2011 Park Lane Group Artist. She works regularly with dancers, having worked with English National Opera/Fabulous Beast on their production of The Rite of Spring, and has recently been appointed Company Pianist with the Rambert Dance Company.
Yshani studied at the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under John Barstow, Caroline Palmer and Andrew West. Yshani recently joined the staff at the Royal College of Music Junior Department, teaching Musicianship and Composition.
Sally Beamish - Kyle Song for solo piano
Peter Dickinson - 4 Auden Songs
Judith Weir - King Harald's Saga
Thea Musgrave - The Suite O Bairn Songs
Joe Cutler - In Praise of Dreams
Matthew Brown - There Came a Wind Like a Bugle [WORLD PREMIERE]
Duration: 1hr approx.