You are warmly invited to attend two opera concerts given by talented singers from the Royal Academy of Music in London, which will be held at the Banque de Luxembourg on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th July 2020.
The young artists will bring you excerpts from operas by Mozart, Händel, and Haydn, performed within the intimate surroundings of the auditorium of the Banque de Luxembourg.
These unique events, which mark the first time that students from the Royal Academy of Music perform in Luxembourg, will be followed by a reception in the parvis and garden of the Banque de Luxembourg.
Reservation (incl. catering) per person: €50
At this point we invite guests to register their interest (non-binding) in these events by filling out the registration form below. Booking for the concerts will open in April 2020.
*Young Artist project devised in collaboration with Alexander Gebhard
as part of his studies at the Royal Academy of Music.
(Bourse Michelle Award 2018-19 - organisé par le Fonds Culturel National)
THURSDAY 9TH & FRIDAY 10TH JULY 2020
Guest arrival at the Banque de Luxembourg
Arias, duets & ensembles from operas by Händel, Haydn & Mozart. Full programme to be announced in April 2020.
The reception will include a selection of hot and cold canapés & drinks in the parvis & garden of the Banque de Luxembourg.
Full cast to be announced in April 2020
Gary Matthewman is a British song pianist and conductor. His recent and forthcoming appearances in recital with singers include Wigmore Hall London, Carnegie Hall New York, Musikverein Vienna, Philharmonie Paris, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, and in Toronto, São Paulo, Hong Kong and Sydney. Recital partners to date include Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sumi Jo, Joyce DiDonato, Mark Padmore and Sir Thomas Allen. As a conductor he has worked for Glyndebourne, Birmingham Opera Company, and Cape Town Opera. He is Professor of Vocal Repertoire at the Royal College of Music and song coach for the Jette Parker Young Artists at the Royal Opera House.
Alexander Gebhard is a versatile, young Luxembourgish tenor who is making a name for himself as an original performer in concert, song, and opera. His broad repertoire ranges from baroque masterpieces, via classical and Bel Canto repertoire to compositions of the 20th and 21st centuries. He began his musical education at the Luxembourg City Conservatory in the Pueri Cantores Boys Choir and in the studio of Marie-Reine Weirig. He is currently studying on the Master's programme at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Prof. Raymond Connell and Prof. Jonathan Papp as a RAM/Kohn Foundation Bach Scholar.
Boursier de la Fondation Michelle 2018-19
Organisé par le Fonds Culturel National
WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF
BANQUE DE LUXEMBOURG
Banque de Luxembourg’s strong focus on corporate responsibility stems from its gratitude to the Luxembourg community for providing the framework for its development and includes giving its support to many artistic and creative initiatives.
FONDATION JEAN-CLAUDE ET JOSANNETTE LOUTSCH-WEYDERT
The purpose of the Foundation Loutsch-Weydert is to promote philanthropic and social activities, especially those of a cultural and educational nature and those helping underprivileged persons.
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