Piano Duet Recital – Quo Vadis: Where are you going?

When:
8th May 2022 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2022-05-08T15:00:00+01:00
2022-05-08T16:00:00+01:00

Join us on Sunday, 8 May 2022, 3pm, at St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood, SE19 2RX for our first Musical Rainbow Project Recital. Imma Setiadi and Nigel Clayton (piano four-hands) will present a piano duet programme, joined by Diana Krasovska (narrator).

The inspiration behind the theme of this concert is ‘walking’. Yes, our day-to-day walk in the street, to our workplace, to the stations, the hustle bustle of our daily life which often leaves us little time for reflection. What happens if we take the day-to-day noise away and then go for a walk? What will we see and hear? Do we know where are we going?

Imma, Nigel and Diana will take you on a musical journey through piano duet music by Bernstein, Poulenc, Schubert, Fauré, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Leroy Anderson, Dvorak and Brahms.  This will be  interspersed with specially written narration, pictures, and soundscapes, to bring alive both an exterior and interior walk.

We are grateful to the support of Royal Philharmonic Society Enterprise Fund in association with the Harriet’s Trust and to Fr John Pritchard (Vicar) at St John the Evangelist Upper Norwood Church for hosting the concert. St John the Evangelist is a magnificent space with  beautiful architecture. It also allows us to present the concert in an unusual seating arrangement.

Entry by donation at the door, in aid of the refurbishment of the church and the church’s organ.

This event will be recorded for private documentation/archiving purposes.

For further details or enquiries, contact the Parish office or [email protected]

 

ABOUT THE PERFORMERS

Since her coming to the UK, Indonesian pianist, Imma Setiadi has performed in many prestigious venues as a soloist and chamber musician. She received her Master and Doctor of Music degree from the Royal College of Music, and whilst studying, her particular interest to collaborative piano and cross-arts performances developed. She was a Junior Fellow in both RCM and Trinity Laban, and is a Leverhulme/Pro Corda Fellow in Chamber Music.

Nigel Clayton is a piano professor and Art of Teaching lecturer at the Royal College of Music. He studied at the Royal College of Music London where he won prizes in every category of piano performance and was awarded the College’s yearly prize for his Bachelor of Music Degree. Whilst there, a particular interest in chamber music and accompanying developed and was further encouraged by international prizes from competitions in London, New York (Concert Artist Guild) and from the English Speaking Union.

Diana Krasovska is a theatre performer trained in Rose Bruford and Ecole Philippe Gaulier with a passion of exploring all things creative. She is also an aspiring musicologist, having achieved the MMus in Musicology from the University of Edinburgh and is currently pursuing the MSc in Performance Science at the Royal College of Music.

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