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Join us for a New Music concert with piano duo Yshani Perinpanayagam and Katherine Tinker.
Video, amplification, an array of household objects and our magnificent Steinway concert piano will all be integrated into a mindboggling evening with Yshani and Katherine. They’ll be showcasing the work of some of the most fascinating 21st century composers, interpreting music with physical movement and video in pieces by Tytti Arola, Uri Agnon, Lilja María Ásmundsdóttir, Jenni Hogan and Catherine Kontz . Expect a concert that will challenge your ideas of a musician’s role, presented by two outstandingly engaging performers.
£12 (£5 students), booking recommended
As a multi-genre chamber musician, orchestral pianist and music director, Yshani Perinpanayagam has performed at venues including Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Barbican Theatre and various West End Theatres. She has performed at events including the Oxford Lieder Festival, Kammer Klang and Live at the London Palladium and with such varied artists as City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mahogany Opera and Nina Conti. She is pianist of the Del Mar Piano Trio and Carismático Tango Band.
Yshani was music director for triple-Oliver winner Emilia at the Vaudeville Theatre, Olivier nominated Goat by Ben Duke for Rambert Dance Company, King John and The Whip for the Royal Shakespeare Company, As You Like It for National Theatre Public Acts, for circus troupe Circa at the Barbican and Assistant MD for the Royal Opera House west end transfer of Wind in the Willows, featuring CHROMA ensemble. Yshani was also an MD with Olivier award winning show Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.
Yshani’s commitment to contemporary music has seen her premiere works including by Charlotte Bray, Laurence Crane, and Joe Cutler. Her commissions for piano, Commodore 64 and bespoke 8-bit synthesisers have been performed at the National Theatre Riverstage, The Place Theatre and the All Your Bass National Videogames Arcade festival. As a composer herself, commissions include works for the London Sinfonietta, Sound and Music, Thompson Street Opera Company, the Musicians’ Union for all its members, and music for a play about Fanny Mendelssohn.
Yshani was winner of the 10th Yamaha Birmingham Accompanist of the Year Award. She was a scholar at the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under John Barstow, Caroline Palmer and Andrew West.
Yshani recently made her broadcasting debut for BBC Radio 3, presenting Sounds Connected, moving from piece to piece by exploring unexpected connections.
Katherine Tinker is a pianist and Park Lane Group Young Artist. She plays with a wide range of artists and ensembles encompassing classical and contemporary music. She has performed at all major concert venues in London, and made her solo debut at the BBC Proms in 2019.
This season she will be giving the world premiere of works by Jennifer Hogan, Jessie Marino, Claudia Molitor [alongside pianist Yshani Perinpanayagam], and Claire M Singer. She will play as part of the Hong Kong New Visions Festival, the London Contemporary Music Festival, and Organ Reframed. Future collaborations include projects alongside Philip Glass, and a residency with her experimental music group, Personal Clutter.
Katherine frequently performs and records as orchestral pianist, including with the London Symphony Orchestra’s LSO Live Label, the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Live label, and in their series of live-streamed concerts available on Marquee TV.
Katherine trained at Oxford University and the Royal College of Music under teachers Ronald Smith, Yonty Solomon, Ian Jones and Niel Immelman.
This event will take place in the extension of the House which is accessible, with some limitations. The upper part of the ground floor extension area of the House is accessible for wheelchair users, and if you call in advance or ask at the information desk we can reserve an accessible seat for you.
Please note that we will be following the latest recommended government and university guidance for Covid-19.
We are not able to provide socially distanced seating. We advise ticket holders to wear a face covering. We will keep a close eye on the latest guidance and will update ticket holders if there are changes. If we have to cancel a concert due to Covid-19 you will be offered a refund. We recommend you take a Lateral Flow Test before attending a concert.
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If we have to cancel a concert due to Covid-19, a full refund will be issued.
Image: Yshani Perinpanayagam and Katherine Tinker