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Iain Farrington (piano) with Rozanna Madylus (mezzo-soprano)

Concert 8 from Mahler Piano Series: Female Pioneers

Part of the 1901 Arts Club - 2018-19 Season

Add to my Calendar 31-10-2018 19:30 31-10-2018 21:30 36 Iain Farrington (piano) with Rozanna Madylus (mezzo-soprano) The Mahler Piano Series features a wide variety of musical styles that influenced Mahler, as well as the bulk of his symphonic music arranged for solo piano. Acclaimed pianist, composer and arranger Iain Farrington explores the European musical melting pot of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Featuring exceptional singers performing in an intimate salon venue from the period, this is a unique and remarkable exploration of Mahler’s musical world. Female Pioneers Mahler's Eighth Symphony concludes with a celebration of 'The Eternal Feminine' and was dedicated to his wife Alma.  This concert features songs and piano music exclusively by female composers who were Mahler's near-contemporaries.  The range of nationalities include British, French and American music, as well as Austro-German composers, all of whom were pioneers in their musical world.  A wide range of music is performed, works of great variety, colour and beauty. Iain Farrington​Iain has an exceptionally busy and diverse career as a pianist, composer and arranger.  He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London and at Cambridge University.  Iain has performed as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician at all the major UK venues, as well as in the USA, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Hong Kong and all across Europe.  He performed at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics with Rowan Atkinson, the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle.  Iain has worked with many of the country's leading musicians, including Willard White, Lesley Garrett, Paul McCartney and gives frequent broadcasts on BBC Radio Three.  He has composed orchestral, choral and instrumental pieces, including several orchestral works for the BBC Proms.  Iain has arranged hundreds of works in many styles, including opera, instrumental and choral, African songs, cabaret, klezmer, jazz and pop.  His chamber orchestrations of the symphonic repertoire (including much Mahler) are regularly performed around the world, and he has arranged and performed all of Elgar's symphonies on the piano. Rozanna MadylusBorn in Leicestershire, of Ukrainian descent, Rozanna studied English Literature and Philosophy at the University of East Anglia, and vocal studies at the Royal Academy of Music.  She was a member of the Royal Academy Opera and Academy Song Circle, where she was recipient of The Karaviotis Scholarship, The Sir Charles Mackerras Award and The Carr-Gregory Trust Award.  Rozanna was awarded The Karaviotis Prize at Les Azuriales Young Artist Competition, Nice, France, and attended the Solti Accademia in Castiglione della Pescaia.  She was awarded a place on the prestigious Young Artist Platform at The Oxford Lieder Festival.  Since then, she has given recitals at the Wigmore Hall, the Holywell Music Room, Kings Place, the Prokofiev Hall at the Mariinsky Theatre and the St Petersburg Philharmonic.  She was worked with numerous opera companies and ensembles, including Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Birmingham Opera Company, Garsington Opera, British Youth Opera, Sinfonia d’Amici, Stanley Opera, Melos Sinfonia and Counterpoise. 1901 Arts Club, London DD/MM/YYYY

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1901 Arts Club
7 Exton Street
Waterloo

London
SE1 8UE
England


Programme

Clara SchumannSouvenir de Vienne, Op.9
Alma MahlerIn meines Vaters Garten
Mathilde KralikRhapsodie
Lili BoulangerReflets
Lili BoulangerDans l'immense tristesse
Alma MahlerLaue Sommernacht
Alma MahlerLicht in der Nacht
Alma MahlerErntelied
~ Interval ~
Amy Marcy BeachA Bit of Cairo
Amy Marcy BeachOut of the Depths, Op.130
Rebecca ClarkeThe Seal Man
Rebecca ClarkeJune Twilight
Rebecca ClarkeTiger
Florence PriceFantasie Negre
Ethel SmythThree Songs

Performers

Iain Farrington – piano
Rozanna Madylus – mezzo-soprano

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Programme Note

The Mahler Piano Series features a wide variety of musical styles that influenced Mahler, as well as the bulk of his symphonic music arranged for solo piano. 

Acclaimed pianist, composer and arranger Iain Farrington explores the European musical melting pot of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  Featuring exceptional singers performing in an intimate salon venue from the period, this is a unique and remarkable exploration of Mahler’s musical world.

Female Pioneers

Mahler's Eighth Symphony concludes with a celebration of 'The Eternal Feminine' and was dedicated to his wife Alma.  This concert features songs and piano music exclusively by female composers who were Mahler's near-contemporaries.  The range of nationalities include British, French and American music, as well as Austro-German composers, all of whom were pioneers in their musical world.  A wide range of music is performed, works of great variety, colour and beauty.

Iain Farrington

Iain has an exceptionally busy and diverse career as a pianist, composer and arranger.  He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London and at Cambridge University.  Iain has performed as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician at all the major UK venues, as well as in the USA, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Hong Kong and all across Europe.  He performed at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics with Rowan Atkinson, the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle.  Iain has worked with many of the country's leading musicians, including Willard White, Lesley Garrett, Paul McCartney and gives frequent broadcasts on BBC Radio Three.  He has composed orchestral, choral and instrumental pieces, including several orchestral works for the BBC Proms.  Iain has arranged hundreds of works in many styles, including opera, instrumental and choral, African songs, cabaret, klezmer, jazz and pop.  His chamber orchestrations of the symphonic repertoire (including much Mahler) are regularly performed around the world, and he has arranged and performed all of Elgar's symphonies on the piano.

Rozanna Madylus

Born in Leicestershire, of Ukrainian descent, Rozanna studied English Literature and Philosophy at the University of East Anglia, and vocal studies at the Royal Academy of Music.  She was a member of the Royal Academy Opera and Academy Song Circle, where she was recipient of The Karaviotis Scholarship, The Sir Charles Mackerras Award and The Carr-Gregory Trust Award.  Rozanna was awarded The Karaviotis Prize at Les Azuriales Young Artist Competition, Nice, France, and attended the Solti Accademia in Castiglione della Pescaia.  She was awarded a place on the prestigious Young Artist Platform at The Oxford Lieder Festival.  Since then, she has given recitals at the Wigmore Hall, the Holywell Music Room, Kings Place, the Prokofiev Hall at the Mariinsky Theatre and the St Petersburg Philharmonic.  She was worked with numerous opera companies and ensembles, including Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Birmingham Opera Company, Garsington Opera, British Youth Opera, Sinfonia d’Amici, Stanley Opera, Melos Sinfonia and Counterpoise.

Concert 8 from Mahler Piano Series: Female Pioneers

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