Date: 16 June 2017
Venue: St Andrew’s Church, Rugby
On 16th June, Bernard will be performing in a recital will baritone Andrew Randall at St Andrew’s Church in Rugby. This concert celebrates the working relationship of the duo through Bernard’s two years’ residency in the UK. This recital is an hour-long evening recital with two monumental cycles/sets of songs.
Robert Schumann – Dichterliebe, Op.48
Ralph Vaughan Williams – Songs of Travel
Andrew Randall and Bernard Tan have been working together since 2015 while doing Master of Music at Birmingham Conservatoire. In the Conservatoire, they have been very competitive in competitions: winner of John Ireland Prize for Duo, Edward Brooks English Song Prize, Ashleyan Opera Prize; first runner-up of Edward Brooks Lieder Prize, Mario Lanza Opera Prize, and Delia Hall Accompanist Prize. In April 2016, they have been selected by the Conservatoire to participate in Leeds Lieder Festival, performing in the masterclass by Roderick Williams. In the summer of the same year, they have won the Hester Dickson Award for duo to participate in Oxenfoord International Summer School, directed by the renowned pianist Malcolm Martineau.