St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Joanna Arnold – mezzo-soprano
Orlando Shamlou – piano

Friday, 9 June at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Joanna Arnold – mezzo-soprano<br />Orlando Shamlou – piano Joanna Arnold – mezzo-soprano<br />Orlando Shamlou – piano

I Gurney

I will go with my father a-ploughing

B Britten

A Charm of Lullabies

A Cradle Song

The Highland Balou

Sephestia's Lullaby

A Charm

The Nurse's Song           

H Howells

King David

E Elgar

Sea Pictures

Sea Slumber Song

In Haven (Capri)

Sabbath Morning at Sea

Where Corals Lie

The Swimmer

Joanna Arnold finished studying for a Postgraduate Artist Diploma and MMus at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2015, where she worked with Alison Wells and Jean-Paul Pruna. Joanna was a Gladys Bratton Scholar and a TCL Choral Scholar at the Old Royal Naval College Chapel 2013-14.  Joanna is now working with Mary King. Joanna took part in the Mentor Scheme with the English National Opera chorus, in masterclasses with Joan Rodgers and Dame Felicity Palmer and performed Britten's Cabaret Songs and A Charm of Lullabies at his home at The Red House, Aldeburgh. Recent engagements include Dido (Dido and Aeneas, Purcell) at Festival de Musique Valois, France, in July 2015 and with Chelmsford City Opera in December 2015.  Joanna really enjoyed her time with the Opera Holland Park Chorus in the summer of 2016, where she performed in Iris (Mascagni), La Bohème (Puccini) and The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky).  She is delighted to have been asked back to perform in Don Giovanni (Mozart) and La Rondine (Puccini) in the summer of 2017.

Orlando Shamlou is a British-Iranian pianist and teacher based in London, UK. He studied at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and the University of Leeds, and has taken lessons with Alasdair Beatson since 2011. He studied with Jimmy Brière and Paul Stewart at the Université de Montréal, Canada, where he also attended seminars on piano performance given by Marc Durand. He regularly participates in summer festivals, where he has worked with teachers including Julian Martin, Dominique Weber, and Robert McDonald. He performs as a soloist and chamber musician as well as with singers, and has enjoyed working closely with composers on original works.

Joanna Arnold finished studying for a Postgraduate Artist Diploma and MMus at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2015. She took part in the Mentor Scheme with the English National Opera chorus, and performed Britten's Cabaret Songs and A Charm of Lullabies at his home at The Red House, Aldeburgh. Joanna really enjoyed her time with the Opera Holland Park Chorus in the summer of 2016, where she performed in Iris (Mascagni), La Bohème (Puccini) and The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky). She is delighted to have been asked back to perform in Don Giovanni (Mozart) and La Rondine (Puccini) in the summer of 2017.