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Wansuh Qiu and Jack Redman

Wednesday 1st March 2023 at 7:30pm

Clitheroe Royal Grammar School Sixth Form Centre, York St., Clitheroe, BB7 2DJ

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Wansuh Qiu ~ Viola  Jack Redman ~ Piano

Wanshu Qiu was born in Sichuan, China, in 1998. Although she started to play violin, she has specialised in viola since the age of 15. She finished her Bachelor’s Degree in Music with Honours at the Royal Northern College of Music in 2021, and was than granted a full scholarship by the Royal Academy of Music to continue with a Master’s in Performance. She is supported by the British Council. Her professors include Jon Thorne, Susie Meszaros, and Veit Hertenstein. She has performed at the Manchester’s International Festival and with the Nash ensemble at Wigmore Hall, premiering several pieces. She currently works closely with various composers in solo pieces and ensemble commissions that will be played in 2022-2023.

Jack Redman is a freelance pianist and repetiteur based in London. He recently completed a masters in piano accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music. Graduating with a DipRAM and Regency prize, he won the Marjorie Thomas Art of Song Prize in competition. Jack has acted as repetiteur for a range of productions, most recently Massenet’s Werther for Lyric Opera Ireland, and also productions of Bizet’s Carmen, Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges, and Adam Gorb’s new opera The Path to Heaven. He also sings professionally for choirs and opera chorus, including under Carlo Rizzi for Opera Rara’s performance of Mercadante’s Il Proscritto at the Barbican.

 

PROGRAMME

Rebecca Clarke  ~  Sonata for Viola and Piano

Robert Schumann  ~  Märchenbilder, Op.113

Edwin York Bowen  ~  Fantasy for viola and piano in F major, Op.54

Astor Piazolla  ~  Le Grand Tango

Jacques Féréol Mazas  ~  Le Songe

 

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