Tickets are £12 (£10 concessions and free for children).
7.30pm on Saturday 7th July 2018 at St Mary Magdalene’s, Munster Square:
Bruch: Kol Nidrei
Puccini: O Mio Bambino Caro
Debussy: Claire de Lune
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 5
Dvořák: Song to the Moon
Thomas Gregory was previously the conductor the Chamber Academy Orchestra with whom he put on many memorable concerts. He currently conducts the Fortismere Community Symphony Orchestra as well as many ensembles for the Haringey Music Service where he is currently Head of Strings. Since his studies at the Guildhall School of Music and the University of Michigan, he has performed all the major concertos and performs regular concerts as a member of the Marmara Piano Trio. He also teaches cello at the Centre for Young Musicians at Morley College. As composer, he has written hundreds of pieces for young musicians, the bulk of which are published under the series name Vamoosh.
She made her debut at London’s South Bank singing the title role of ‘Mimi’ in Puccini’s La Boheme with the British Youth Opera and has since gone on to sing many operatic roles all over Europe and Asia, including the acclaimed title role of Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly.
Equally comfortable with recitals and concerts, she has made recent appearances with the Warsaw Philarmonic, Pablo Sarasate Orchestra, Schleswig-Holstein Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra.
In Europe, she has been a prize-winner in many competitions including the Julian Gayarre International Competition, Royal Overseas League Music Competition and the UK National Mozart Competition.
She has been based in London since 1992, but maintains close links with Singapore often returning to perform with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Singapore Lyric Opera. In 2001, she was awarded the prestigious Singapore Young Artist’s Award.
Ee-Ping is much sought after as an adjudicator and teacher. She dedicates much of her time to passing on her knowledge to other aspiring singers.
For more information, please see her website: www.eeping.co.uk
Niel du Preez
Niel du Preez has inspired live and radio audiences in the UK, continental Europe, the Far East, Australia and his native South Africa with his expressive and poetic solo playing and performances with leading orchestras. The Badische Neueste Nachrichten newspaper praised him for the profound intimicy that was reached in the music through his strongly expressive playing.