Lentfest: With a Voice of Singing with Oksana Mavrodii

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Date(s) - 23/03/2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

With a Voice of Singing”
An Uplifting Evening of Classical Music for Voice and Piano
with Oksana Mavrodii, soprano
and Anna Mavromatidi, piano
Saturday 23rd March at 7.30pm
St Mary’s Church, Calton
Tickets: £7 / £5 conc
Available from AGAP: 0141 554 1333 or lentfest@agap.org.uk
(Reserve tickets online – see below)

Featuring works by Mozart, Schubert, Franck, Bach, Puccini, Faure, Strauss., Rimsky-Korsakov and Gounod. Including such spiritual classics as Ave Maria, Panis Angelicus to the Magnificat in D Major. Beautifully performed in the majestic surroundings of Saint Mary’s Basilica.

Oksana Mavrodii

Oksana Mavrodii

Oksana Mavrodii was born in Ukraine, starting her studies at an early age. After graduating from Nikolayev Music College (Ukraine) with a diploma in Choir conducting, she continued with classical singing at the State Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria. Whilst in Bulgaria she won prizes in Academy and National competitions. Whilst at Opernschule, Karlsruhe Musikhochschule (Germany) where she studied opera singing with Prof. Marga Schiml, Oksana sang Belisa in the Paisiello Opera ‘Il Re Teodoro in Venezia’, performed in Karlsruhe Opernhause. In 2007 Oksana settled in Scotland where she continued her vocal studies with Patricia Hay at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly RSAMD), graduating in 2008 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Opera Studies. Since coming to the UK Oksana has made several public appearances including concerts with the Glasgow Male Philharmonic Choir, annual concerts in the St. Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh, during the Edinburgh International Festival and Strathclyde Suite in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. She is also Conductor of the Lesmahagow Male Voice Choir. She has recently recorded, with Anna Mavromatidi, ‘Romantic Russian Songs’ available now on CD.

Anna Mavromatidi

Anna Mavromatidi

Anna Mavromatidi was born in Russia. She studied the piano at the State Saratov College of Music and the State Saratov Music Conservatoire, specialising in teaching accompaniment and chamber music. In 1996 her family moved to Greece where Anna taught and performed extensively. Anna’s further education took her to the RCS (formerly Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama) Glasgow, where she obtained her Postgraduate Diploma in Performance (Solo) in 2001 and a Masters Degree in Performance (Chamber Music) in 2002. Throughout her time at the RCS, Anna has been heavily involved with Chamber music. She has won numerous prizes and awards, including The John D Miles Prize (Accompaniment) and The Ian D Watt Award (Chamber Music). Anna has extensive performance experience, with recitals in Russia, Greece and Britain. Currently Anna is a lecturer at RCS Piano Department. She is also accompanist to Glasgow Philharmonic Male Voice Choir and Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society. Anna teaches piano at Clifton Hall School, Edinburgh. Most recent performances include recitals at Lentfest (Glasgow), Glasgow West End Festival and Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In August 2011 in collaboration with Oksana Mavrodii (Soprano) Anna recorded her first CD “Romantic Russian Songs”.

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