Admission Price: Free to attend; please reserve a place.
The talented vocalists of City's Department of Music perform Brahms' monumental Ein deutsches Requiem in the beautiful church of St Giles' Cripplegate.
This dramatic and moving example of the composer's craft will be performed in the version for piano 4-hands with pianists Ian Pace and Ben Smith, and soloists Emilie Parry-Williams and James Schouten.
Emilie Parry-Williams is a classical soprano who will be graduating from her music degree at City, University of London in the Summer of 2018. Emilie has been singing since she was five years old, winning her first singing competition at the age of six. At sixteen she participated in a National Diploma Performing Arts course in South Wales. There she achieved three distinctions and played a lead role in several musical performances.
High baritone James Schouten trained originally as a violinist, changing his focus to work primarily as a classical singer under the tutelage of Nan Christie during his time at Goldsmiths where he completed his Bachelors in Music in 2013. Since then James has constantly been performing in operas, concerts, new works and contemporary projects. James is currently studying for his Masters in Performance at the Royal College of Music with Tim Evans-Jones. He is also involved with several projects as orchestrator and musical director including cross-over group, Cavalier.