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Saturday 7 March 2020 | 1.30pm - 4.30pm & 5.15pm - 6.15pm  


Samling Masterclass & Concert

Samling Milly Forrest with James Garnon - Credit Mark Pinder


Masterclass & Concert £16.50; Under 25s £5

Samling Artist Programme Masterclass and Concert

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

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

Embark on a fascinating exploration through the world of song and opera with eight rising stars of classical music. Acclaimed mezzo-soprano Anna Stéphany, Royal Opera House vocal coach Caroline Dowdle and Shakespearean actor James Garnon will lead them in a public masterclass followed by a short concert showcasing the work of Samling Institute’s international Artist Programme.


Masterclass: 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Concert: 5.15pm – 6.15pm

About Samling

Samling Institute for Young Artists – through performance and learning opportunities – nurtures young classical singers and piano accompanists. Its thriving Academy here in the North East attracts the finest 14-21 year old singers annually and its Artist Programme for emerging young professionals is widely acknowledged internationally as being both unique and exceptional.

This season will see the ‘best of the best’ brought together in a series of masterclasses and concerts. Audiences will get the chance to enjoy outstanding performances and see and hear in masterclass great singers, directors, actors, pianists and coaches – people who have ‘made it’ at the highest professional level – and crucially know how to pass on what they have learned to the next generation. | Facebook | Twitter