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Romantic music for Soprano, French Horn & Piano Patricia

Romantic music for Soprano, French Horn & Piano Patricia

Start Date : 30th August 2017
Patricia Rozario, soprano

Patricia Rozario, OBE FRCM is a Bombay born British soprano, who studied at the Guildhall School of Music in London. Her wide concert and opera repertoire ranges from baroque to contemporary music. Her unique voice and artistry has inspired over 15 of the world? leading composers to write for her, notably Arvo P? and Sir John Tavener. She has given many world premieres of pieces written especially for her. Her career has included concerts at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and at The BBC Proms. She has sung under many of the world? leading conductors. Her extensive discography covers works from opera to new music to song, including several world premiere recordings, often of pieces written especially for her. Patricia Rozario was awarded the OBE in 2001, the Asian Women? Award in 2002 and the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award in January 2013. She received a fellowship of the Royal

College of Music in 2014. Rozario is currently a professor at the Royal College of Music, where she is a member of the vocal faculty.

Mark Troop, piano

Mark Troop, pianist, broadcaster and writer, is the founder of The Chamber Music Company, a creative performance group. As a solo pianist, he recorded Beethoven for BBC Radio 3, but soon branched into chamber music and song, founding the Chamber Music Company (CMC) with his wife, soprano Patricia Rozario, in the 1990s. Mark Troop? work in India, with his wife, has been to encourage interest in Western music. Their foundation, Giving Voice Society, trains Indian vocalists of the future and provides opportunities for them both abroad and in India. The group has produced operas with entire Indian casts and generates real excitement about Western music. In 2012 Mark Troop was invited to become a guest lecturer at Goa University, renewed in 2017, lecturing on music and in 2015, with Indian pianist Parvesh Java, founded In Good Form, a high-level piano course training the next generation of Indian pianists and teachers.

TIMOTHY JONES, horn

Timothy Jones, horn, is one of the most sought after horn players of his generation. He is currently solo horn of the London Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 1986. Mr. Jones has appeared as a soloist at many of the world? most prestigious venues and festivals including the Salzburg Festival, the Pacific Music Festival. He has performed internationally at the Royal Festival Hall, the Barbican Hall and the Schauspielhaus in Berlin. His recording of the Kenneth Fuchs Horn Concerto was premiered and recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra, was nominated for a Grammy Award. An active chamber musician Mr. Jones has collaborated with Andre Previn, Christoph Eschenbach, Heinz Holliger, Martha Argerich, Gil Shaham and Yuri Bashmet. Mr. Jones is Professor of Horn at the Royal College of Music and is Director and co-owner of the renowned horn company PAXMAN Limited.

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