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Autumn Music and Reflection: George Gershwin
October 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pmFree
Our popular lunchtime Music and Reflection returns for four weeks in Autumn, with the theme of Composers’ Lives and Music. Enjoy music performed by incredibly talented Edinburgh music graduates, and learn a little of the composer’s life in a short talk.
Rachael Liddell, Mezzo Soprano performs songs by Gershwin
Earlier this year Rachael graduated from Edinburgh Napier University with Bachelor of Music degree with Honours. This year she will be teaching vocal studies at the new Junior Napier Music School. Rachael is also a member of the Youth Company at the Dundee Repertory Theatre and is currently working towards the next step in education as she hopes to apply for masters programs in Germany next summer.
Chris Harding, Accompanist
Chris Harding is a freelance accompanist based in Edinburgh. He is currently the Associate accompanist to the National Youth Choir of Scotland, an accompanist for Edinburgh Napier University and répétiteur to Scottish Opera’s ‘Encouraging New Opera’ project in Scotland’s Festival of New Music. Recent work includes working for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh University as the Graduate Associate Accompanist and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.
Speaker: Ian Gilmour