27 November 2015

Samling Artist Profile: Jâms Coleman

In our final Samling Artist profile ahead of tomorrow’s Masterclass and Concert, today pianist Jâms Coleman is under the spotlight:

Jâms was born in Anglesey in North Wales, and graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, earlier this year, where he read Music and was a choral scholar. He is currently studying at the Royal Academy of Music and earlier this year received the Brenda Webb Award for Accompanists in the Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award.

Jâms is an Oxford Lieder Young Artist and his recent engagements include appearances with James Gilchrist, Sir John Tomlinson and a violin and piano recital at the Three Choirs Festival.

He has appeared frequently as a concerto soloist in repertoire including Beethoven’s Third, Fourth and Fifth Piano Concertos and concertos by Chopin and Mahler. In 2016 he will perform Brahms’ First Piano Concerto.

Samling’s public Masterclass and Concert takes place on Saturday 28 November, led by internationally-renowned soprano Joan Rodgers and pianist Malcolm Martineau, as well as David Gowland, Artistic Director of the Royal Opera’s Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, and Broadway theatre and opera director Tim Carroll.