Horizons Concert Series 2014-2015
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Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone and Paula Fan, piano
Monday, November 3, 2014
Performing songs by Britten, Strauss, and Ivor Gurney’s haunting commemorations of World War I
The Welsh baritone Jeremy Huw Williams studied at St. John’s College, Cambridge, at the National Opera Studio and with April Cantelo. He made his debut with Welsh National Opera as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) and has since appeared in sixty operatic roles. He has given performances at major venues in North and South America, Australia, Hong Kong, and most European countries. www.jeremyhuwwilliams.com
Dr. Paula Fan has performed as soloist and chamber musician on five continents. She made her London debut in 1977 and her New York debut in 1978. In 1980 she joined members of Beijing’s Central Philharmonic Orchestra for the first concert of Western chamber music since the Cultural Revolution. In 1981, as the first ever accompanist-coach invited by the Chinese Ministry of Culture, she organized and accompanied the first Liederabend to be presented in many years. Dr. Fan has recorded 15 albums and has broadcast for the BBC, National Public Radio, Radio Television China and other international stations.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Early-music ensemble featuring countertenor voices and Baroque instruments
"Echoing Air" is a dynamic ensemble specializing in the repertoire of the English Baroque, with an emphasis on chamber works featuring countertenor voices with baroque ensemble. The ensemble is comprised of talented performers who have worked with leading proponents of early music including the Bach Ensemble, Ensemble Galilei, Musica Antiqua Köln, Ensemble Voltaire, and Chanticleer, and have performed in venues such as the Boston Early Music Festival and the Proms in London. www.echoingair.org