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Gala Concert in Bolton Abbey
Sunday 17th June 2018 8.00pm @ Priory Church, Bolton Abbey
Peyee Chen soprano
Sophie Rosa violin
Skipton Building Society Camerata
Ben Crick conductor
As part of this year's Grassington Festival, acclaimed soprano, Peyee Chen, prize winning concert violinist, Sophie Rosa, and former BBC Music Fellow Ben Crick join Skipton Building Society Camerata in the fantastic surroundings of Bolton Abbey Priory for this exciting programme of Mozart.
Peyee Chen (b. Taipei, Taiwan) is a soprano with a particular interest in contemporary and Baroque music. Appearances as a soloist include the Gavin Bryars Ensemble, Adelaide Festival, Club Transmediale Festival, Edinburgh Contemporary Music Ensemble, Lucerne Festival with the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and Barbara Hannigan, Pierrot Lunaire on the York Spring Festival, The Light Show as part of Southbank Centre’s Harmonic Series, and world premieres at Spitalfields Festival, GEMdays, Tête à Tête Opera Festival, and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
One of the UK’s most exciting violinists, Sophie Rosa was awarded the Second Prize and Audience Prize at the 2nd Manchester International Violin Competition 2011. She has performed across the UK as a recitalist in venues including the Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room and Bridgewater Hall as well as appearing with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Manchester Camerata.
Sophie has broadcast for BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM and has performed regularly throughout the UK and internationally from a very young age. In 2006 she was a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year Competition and was the First Prize winner of the Lions European Music Competition, Cannes.
For tickets and more information go to the Grassington Festival website