OLD HIGH MUSIC – Solo Piano and Voice Recital

   Saturday 12th October at 12 noon

Old High Church, Church Street, Inverness

Download the Poster :  Old High Music Poster 12th Oct.

Tonya Clement is a Russian-born pianist based in the Highlands. She graduated from Music School in Moscow, having studied with a highly regarded Soviet piano educator Larisa Myravyova. During 2016-2017 Tonya studied with the internationally renowned concert pianists and recording artists Jill Crossland in Yorkshire and Sinae Lee in Glasgow.

Tonya has recently completed her postgraduate studies in Piano Performance at the University of Leeds.
Since appearing in the Pianist Magazine and Schott Music Piano Showcase in London in 2015, Tonya has been performing in solo concerts for various Music Societies and Art Centres across the UK. This autumn she won a scholarship to continue studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on a Masters in Teaching Artist. www.tonyaclement.co.uk

Liz McLardy – soprano – originated from Lancashire and lives in Beauly. Over the years she has performed in many Highland concerts and productions: the most recent of these being a recital of Strauss’ Four Last Songs – arranged for voice, piano and clarinet – and a series of concerts of Baroque music. She also sings with The Highland Swing Band                                                                                                 When not singing, she is a fitness instructor for older adults.

PROGRAMME: 

Piano Solo

Beethoven       –   Sonata No. 17 (The Tempest)

Rachmaninov –   Prelude No.24, Opus 23

Prokofiev       –     Visions Fugitives (Selection)

4 American songs

Bernstein       –     I hate music (Cycle of five kid songs)

Schuman         –   Orpheus with his lute (Shakespeare’s Henry V111)

Gold               –     Music when soft voices die (Shelley)

Barber           –     Must the winter come so soon (Vanessa) 

Recommended donations of £6 requested at the door to cover running costs of recital series.