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High Barnet Chamber Music Festival: Mad Song & Anita Monserrat

Part of the High Barnet Chamber Music Festival - 2021

Add to my Calendar 22-07-2021 19:30 22-07-2021 21:30 36 High Barnet Chamber Music Festival: Mad Song & Anita Monserrat Mad Song are a dynamic young ensemble who specialise in performances of 20th and 21st century music. Founded in 2019 by conductor & composer Joshua Ballance, they have become renowned for their committed performances, particularly of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' Eight Songs for a Mad King, which they have performed around the UK. Their performance at the Aberystwyth Festival was praised for its "brutality and raw energy" (David Campbell). Anita Monserrat was born in 1998 and began singing in Salisbury Cathedral Choir. She graduated in June 2019 with a degree in Music from Trinity College, Cambridge, where she held both choral and instrumental scholarships. As a member of Trinity College Choir, she performed both Bach’s B Minor Mass and Christmas Oratorio at St. John Smith’s Square with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, recorded frequently and undertook several international tours. She also appeared as the soloist in the 2020 ‘Easter from King’s’ broadcast, as seen on BBC2. She is now in her first year at the Royal Academy of Music as a mezzo-soprano, learning with Alexander Ashworth and Catherine Wyn-Rogers. St John the Baptist Church, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

St John the Baptist Church
Wood Street
Chipping Barnet

London
EN5 4BW
England


Programme

Johanna Müller-HermannZwei Gedichte von Goethe, Op. 11
Johanna Müller-HermannDrei Lieder, Op. 32
Gustav MahlerLieder eines fahrenden Gesellen
Arnold SchoenbergKammersymphonie, Op.9

Performers

Anita Monserrat – mezzo-soprano
Joshua Ballance – Conductor

Mad Song

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Programme Note

Mad Song are a dynamic young ensemble who specialise in performances of 20th and 21st century music. Founded in 2019 by conductor & composer Joshua Ballance, they have become renowned for their committed performances, particularly of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' Eight Songs for a Mad King, which they have performed around the UK. Their performance at the Aberystwyth Festival was praised for its "brutality and raw energy" (David Campbell).

Anita Monserrat was born in 1998 and began singing in Salisbury Cathedral Choir. She graduated in June 2019 with a degree in Music from Trinity College, Cambridge, where she held both choral and instrumental scholarships. As a member of Trinity College Choir, she performed both Bach’s B Minor Mass and Christmas Oratorio at St. John Smith’s Square with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, recorded frequently and undertook several international tours. She also appeared as the soloist in the 2020 ‘Easter from King’s’ broadcast, as seen on BBC2. She is now in her first year at the Royal Academy of Music as a mezzo-soprano, learning with Alexander Ashworth and Catherine Wyn-Rogers.

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