April 2nd 2005 Professional Concert
Caroline Dale cello
Paul Turner piano


Sonata in A major Beethoven
Stucke im Volkston Schumann
Sonata in E minor Brahms
Suite Populaire Espagnole de Falla

Caroline Dale won the string final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year at the age of 13. At the Royal Academy, she won the Isserlis Scholarship to study with Pierre Fournier in France. Following further study in Banff, she became the youngest ever pupil to be made an Associate of the Royal Academy. She then went on to win the YCAT Competition. Her London debut was at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and since then has performed at all major London venues and has appeared as soloist with all the leading orchestras in the UK and abroad.She was chosen to play the cello in the soundtrack of the film "Hilary and Jackie" about the life of Jacqueline du Pré, synching with the actress Emily Watson.. She can also be heard in the film "Truly, Madly, Deeply". Caroline was a member of Nigel Kennedy's String Quartet and in the Balanescu Quartet. She has recorded the CPE Bach Concerto and the Prokofiev, Martinu and Bridge Sonatas. Her acclaimed debut album "Such Sweet Thunder" includes her own compositions. She plays an exquisite Valentianus cello of 1795.

Paul Turner is also an Associate of the Royal Academy. He has played as accompanist at all the London venues and appears frequently at Festivals here and abroad. He has accompanied singers such as Maria Ewing, Jane Eaglen, Patricia Rozario and Ruggero Raimondi. He has played with Nicholas Daniel, Jack Brymer and Alexander Baillie and has made appearances with the Coull Quartet.