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Samling Artist Programme Masterclass & Concert

7 March, 1:30 pm6:30 pm


Led by Anna Stéphany, Caroline Dowdle and James Garnon, with staff pianist Somi Kim

Embark on a fascinating exploration through the world of song and opera with eight rising stars of classical music.Eight outstanding young singers and pianists work on song and opera repertoire in our public masterclass, led by mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany, who becomes the first Samling Artist Singer to return to the Samling Artist Programme as a leader, completing the cycle of growth and nurturing that is at the core of Samling’s values.  Joining her on the team of leaders is Caroline Dowdle, pianist and vocal coach at the Royal Opera House and the Royal College of Music, and acclaimed actor James Garnon. who shares his insights into text, stagecraft and performance.

The masterclass is followed by a short concert, giving you the chance to see the future stars of classical music in action.

Masterclass: 1.30pm – 4.30pm, concert: 5.15pm – 6.15pm

Catrin Woodruff – soprano
Katherine Aitken – mezzo-soprano
Ema Nikolovska – mezzo-soprano
Liam Bonthrone – tenor
Edward Jowle – baritone
Nicholas Mogg – baritone
Gary Beecher – piano
Camille Lemonnier – piano

Tickets for Masterclass and Concert £16.50, students £5, available from Sage Gateshead Box Office
Tel: 0191 443 4661
Online: sagegateshead.com

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Photo: Samling Artist Milly Forrest with leader James Garnon at Samling Artist Programme masterclass, November 2019. Photo credit: Mark Pinder.


7 March
1:30 pm – 6:30 pm


Sage Gateshead
St Mary's Square
Gateshead, NE8 2JR United Kingdom
0191 443 4661