LIT & PHIL OPEN DAY | Spring Concert with Alison Gill

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Saturday 4th May | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Alison Gill

Alison Gill (Pianist) | Image provided by promoter

Saturday 4th May | 3pm-3.45pm

Recital by acclaimed pianist Alison Gill

Alison Gill presents a short family friendly programme themed around spring, including Rachmaninov, Grieg and Earl Wild.

Alison Gill is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, specialising as an accompanist and répétiteur. Whilst at the RAM she made her Wigmore Hall debut, filmed for Channel 4, and was chosen as one of ten pianists to perform alongside Michael Nyman and Gavin Bryars in Satie’s 19 hour work Vexations, taking place in the Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern.

Alison has now returned to the North of England and is highly sought after as an accompanist across the region, working regularly with soloists and ensembles that include the Chorus of the Royal Northern Sinfonia and the Jervaulx Singers and has accompanied choral masterclasses with composers including John Rutter, Bob Chilcott, Will Todd and Eriks Esenvalds.  Alongside these regular collaborations Alison works as an accompanist in residence for Leeds Conservatoire, Durham University and for the BBC Proms held at the Glasshouse International Centre for Music.  Alison is also the European accompanist for the Massachusetts-based Berkshire Choral International Summer School, collaborating with them for performances in the Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, the Teatro Verdi in

Programme:
Fanny Mendelssohn
May (Spring Song) from Das Jahr
Christian Sinding
Rustle of Spring
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Two Flower Songs:
Daisies
Lilacs
Edvard Grieg
Butterfly
Spring Dance
Berceuse
Wedding Day at Troldhagen
Earl Wild
Reminiscences of Snow White

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Saturday 4th May | 9.30am – 4pm

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