|October 16th 2004||Professional Concert|
Martine Grimson was born in Australia and won the Joan Sutherland Vocal
Scholarship in 2000. Since joining the Benjamin Britten Opera School, she has
given recitals at the Fairfield Hall, the Wigmore Hall and the Harrogate
Festival. She has appeared with Emma Kirkby in Bath and performed with the Bournemouth
Symphony Orchestra in Poulenc's Gloria. She is supported by the Tillett Trust Young Artist Platform.
|Simon Lepper comes from Kent and studied at King's College, Cambridge. At the Royal Academy, he studied with Dussek, and recently became an Associate. He has appeared as soloist or accompanist at all the major London venues, and at many music festivals, including Brighton, Arundel and Chichester. He is frequently to be heard on BBC Radio3. Recent broadcasts have included recitals with New Generations Artists Sally Matthews and Ailish Tynan (BBC Singer of the World in Cardiff Song Prizewinner) and a performance of Die Schöne Müllerin from Gresford Church, Wales. He is an official accompanist for the BBC Singer of the World in Cardiff.|