Classical Concert At St Alban's Church
Leading local musicians raising funds for two charities
Relax into the weekend whilst listening to some stunning music by Mozart, Beethoven and Franck performed by two leading locally based musicians – Anna Cashell (violin) and Simon Watterton (piano).
The concert takes place at St Albans Church, Acton Green on Friday 27th June at 7.30pm and is in aid of two charities:
• Mission Direct enables teams of volunteers from the UK to show God’s love in practical ways by participating in local projects that benefit communities in some of the world’s poorest countries. - See more at: www.missiondirect.org
Anna Cashell began her musical studies in Ireland before training at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal College of Music in London, studying with Itzhak Rashkovsky and was awarded many prizes including the college’s prestigious Mills Williams Junior Fellowship and the Tagore Gold Medal which was presented to her by Prince Charles. She also won the Raymond Fox Bursary from the UK’s ‘Making Music Society and the Serena Neville prize from the Concordia Foundation. She has performed in venues such as the Wigmore Hall, the Forbidden City concert Hall in Beijiing and the Banff Institute of Music in Canada.
Simon Watterton was born in Wirral, in North West England. He studied at the Purcell School of Music with Patsy Toh, and with Yonty Solomon at the Royal College of Music. Whilst an undergraduate at the RCM, Simon won a number of awards, including the Marmaduke Barton Piano Prize and the annual Beethoven Competition.
In his final year he won the Hopkinson Silver Medal at the Chappell Medal Competition, where he was also awarded the Esther Fisher prize for best undergraduate performance. In his final recital, performing Bach's Goldberg Variations, he achieved the highest mark in his year. He is a regular recitalist at venues across the UK. Past appearances include performances at Wigmore Hall, St. John's Smith Square, St. Martin's In-the-Fields and Kettle's Yard, amongst others.
Tickets priced at £10 each (under 10s go free) are available on the door which opens at 7pm
June 19, 2014