Trust News

Neil Black Award 2020

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  • Posted by Deborah Bacon

We are pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Neil Black Award – the bassoonist Olivia Palmer-Baker.  Olivia will commence her postgraduate studies at the Universität der Künste in Berlin this autumn where she will be studying a joint masters in modern and baroque bassoon.  She completed her undergraduate degree this year at the […]

Ada Witczyk: Composition Competition

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  • Posted by Abigail Fenner

Applications are open for a composition competition launched by Ada Witczyk. The composition must be four to six minutes, written for the baroque violin and harpsichord, and be inspired by a colour of your own choice. Please follow this link for competition information and rules https://www.adawitczyk.com/composition-competition

Adjustments in response to COVID-19

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  • Posted by Abigail Fenner

We know that for musicians the impact of COVID-19 has been severe, with concerts and festivals cancelled, and other sources of funding sometimes not available or oversubscribed. Our supported postgraduate students and Recital Scheme artists have had to make many adjustments but the music colleges are providing tremendous support online and, thankfully, we can report that […]

Making Music matter

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  • Posted by Abigail Fenner

Flautist Mark Taylor and harpist Gabriella Jones visited Witney Community Hospital in Oxfordshire to engage the patients with a wonderful afternoon of classical music.  This outreach event enabled Mark to visit the day ward and perform popular classics.  Mark brought with him a variety of instruments to play; inviting the patients and nurses to participate!  […]

An insight into the world of music with the renowned pianist, Imogen Cooper

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  • Posted by Abigail Fenner

Imogen Cooper studied in Paris, London and Vienna and went on to establish an international reputation as a pianist of great virtuosity. Imogen is particularly highly regarded for her interpretations of the Classical and Romantic repertoire but is also a supporter of new music and has premiered works at the Cheltenham International Festival. Imogen has […]

LSSO Munster Trust Scholars for 2020

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  • Posted by Deborah Bacon

We are thrilled to announce the names of the members of the LSSO who have been selected to be the LSSO Munster Trust Scholars for 2020.  They are: Sebastian Flore – piano: Mina Hobson-Mazur – viola: Lydienne Horsford – double bass: Ishmael Human – trumpet: Leon Human – violin: Thatthep Kantangkul – cello: Minsuk Shim – viola: Zozi Sookanadenchetty – violin The […]