Wednesday June 10th 7.30 pm
Bernice Lee (oboe) Jenny Vizinet (piano)
Bach: Oboe sonata in G minor BWV 1020
Schumann: Three romances for oboe Op 94
Britten: Temporal variations for oboe and piano
The Douglas String Quartet
Schubert: String quartet in D minor D810 ‘Death and the Maiden'
Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand
Singaporean oboist Bernice Lee recently graduated with a distinction in oboe performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She was a Guildhall Scholar during her time at the Conservatory and also a Drake Calleja Trust Scholar for the 2018/19 academic year. In 2016, shortly after graduating with a Bachelor of Music degree from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in Singapore, Bernice won the President's Young Performers' Competition. She was the principal oboist of the Young Musicians' Symphony Orchestra from 2017 to 2019, and principal oboist with the Guildhall Symphony Orchestra. Later that year in December, Bernice performed live on Radio 3, Esa-Pekka Salonen's Second Meeting for oboe and piano.She won first prize in the Rising Stars Grand Prix competition in Berlin in May 2018. She is currently on trial for co-principal oboe in the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra.
Jenny Vizinet gained a BA Hons degree in music at the University of York. She continued her studies at the Royal Academy of Music and held the Meaker Fellowship 2002-3. She achieved a Masters of Performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.Jennifer has given recitals with many outstanding musicians in venues throughout the UK, including Wigmore Hall, St Martin's in the Field and St John's Smith Square. She accompanied a finalist on the ‘BBC Young Musician of the Year' and won the ‘AESS Patricia Routledge National Song Competion' prize for English Song. Jennifer has performed with P&O, Fred Olsen and Saga Cruise Lines. She was part of ‘Live Music Now!' and has worked as a staff accompanist at GSMD and Pianist at the Royal Academy of Dance.
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