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18. Ian Bostridge Masterclass

13 October 2020, 10:30 - 12:30



As part of his Festival residency, Ian Bostridge works with outstanding young artists; emerging professionals who are already working at a high level. He helps them to hone their craft, drawing on his wide experience and offering insights both for students and observers alike.

The three duos taking part in this masterclass are Liam Bonthrone (tenor) & Marina Staneva (piano),Theo Perry (baritone) & Guy Murgatroyd (piano) and winners of our Young Artist Platform, Siân Dicker (soprano) & Krystal Tunnicliffe.


PROGRAMME -

Liam Bonthrone (tenor) & Marina Staneva (piano)


Theo Perry (baritone) & Guy Murgatroyd (piano)


Siân Dicker (soprano) & Krystal Tunnicliffe


Artist Portrait

Liam Bonthrone

Liam Bonthrone

Tenor

Scottish tenor Liam Bonthrone is a Postgraduate student at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, under the tutelage of Robert Dean and Adrian Thompson. He recently won the GSMD English Song Prize. Liam made his operatic debut as Don Ramiro in Rossini’s La Cenerentola with British Youth Opera, and won two major Opera awards for his performances. On the concert platform, recent solo performances include Handel Samson, Bach Christmas Oratorio, and Phillips Love Songs for Mary Joyce. Last year he appeared in the ensemble for Bernst... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Marina Staneva

Marina Staneva

Pianist

Bulgarian pianist Marina Staneva is a 2019 Sam Hutchings Piano Prize Recipient, a Britten-Pears Young Artist 2018 and a full scholarship recipient at the Brancaleoni Festival, Italy in 2018. Marina made her Wigmore Hall debut in October 2019 together with Toby White, cello. She has performed at the Barbican Hall, Milton Court, Linbury Foyer at ROH and The Inner Temple in London, Liverpool Philharmonic, Queen’s Theatre in Barnstaple and the Britten Studio in Snape Maltings. She regularly records for Classic FM and took part in the &l... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Theo Perry

Theo Perry

Baritone

British baritone Theo Perry recently graduated from the Masters course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, where he studied with Jon Christos, Sophie Grimmer and Helen Yorke, and won the Trinity Laban Gold Medal, the Paul Simm Opera award, and a Director’s Prize for Excellence. During his studies he has been generously supported by The Rosenblatt Trust, The Harriet Cohen Memorial Music Awards, The Drapers’ Society, Silver Linings Trust (for British Youth Opera) and The Kathleen Roberts Trust. Along with Guy, T... Read Full Biography
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Guy Murgatroyd

Guy Murgatroyd

Pianist

British Pianist Guy Murgatroyd enjoys an international reputation as one of a leading generation of musicians adaptable to many musical specialties including work as soloist, song pianist, répétiteur, coach and musical director. Initial studies were at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire on a scholarship under Victor Sangiorgio and Pascal Nemirowski. During this time he won every major award for piano accompaniment as well as academic tributes. Further Postgraduate studies at the Royal Academy of music in London... Read Full Biography
Artist Portrait

Siân Dicker

Siân Dicker

Soprano

Wiltshire born soprano Siân Dicker has recently completed her studies on the opera course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Siân is thrilled to have won the Singers Prize in the 2020 Royal Over-Seas League Annual Music Competition, and is currently looking forward to competing for the ROSL Gold Medal in November 2020. She was awarded runner up at the 2020 Clonter Opera Prize, second prize at the 2019 Patricia Routledge English National Song competition and was the winner of the inaugural Hurn Court Opera singing compe... Read Full Biography
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Krystal Tunnicliffe

Krystal Tunnicliffe

Pianist

Australian pianist Krystal Tunnicliffe works at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and is a Britten-Pears Young Artist. With duo partner Siân Dicker, she won the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform 2020, and together they will perform at the Oxford Lieder Festival in October, as well as in London, Wales, and Frankfurt. In 2019, she won the prize for the best accompanist in the heats at Melbourne National Liederfest, and with Harriet Burns she was a finalist at the Maureen Lehane Awards. Krystal completed Bachelor and Masters d... Read Full Biography

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