Lunchtime Concert: Jared Michaud & Christina Koti, voice & piano duo

THU 29 SEPT 13.05

Take a moment in the middle of the day to enjoy a programme of music by Trinity Laban voice & piano duo Jared Michaud & Christina Koti at the stunningly beautiful St Alfege Church.

Michelangelo Lieder
i. Wohl denk ich oft an mein vergangenes Leben
ii. Alles endet, was entstehet
iii. Fühlt meine Seele das ersehnte Licht

Totengräbers Heimweh, D.842

6 Romances, Op. 8
ii. Дитя! Как цветок, ты прекрасна (Child! Thou Art as Beautiful as a Flower)
v. Сон (The Dream)

i. Chanson d’Orkenise
ii. Hôtel
iii. Fagnes de Wallonie
iv. Voyage à Paris
v. Sanglots

Whitman Songs
i. To a Stranger
ii. To a Common Prostitute

Vaughan Williams
The House of Life
i. Love-Sight

Dennis Browne
To Gratiana Dancing and Singing

Earth and Air and Rain
vii. To Lizbie Browne

Let Us Garlands Bring
v. It Was a Lover and His Lass

Jared Andrew Michaud is a London-based Franco-American baritone who recently obtained an MA in Vocal Performance & Music Education with Distinction from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance, where he was a Kathleen Roberts Vocal Scholar and studied with Neil Baker, Helen Yorke, and Eugene Asti. He previously studied at Yale University, under the tutelage of Janna Baty at the School of Music and graduating cum laude with Distinction in Theatre Studies and a certificate in Education Studies. He has trained in Vienna with Michele Friedman, Anna Ronai, and Chihiro Gordon and has sung in Israel under the batons of Zubin Mehta, Stanley Sperber, and Dan Ettinger. Jared has trained and performed with companies such as the College Light Opera Company, Quisisana Resort, and Berkshire Choral International, and this autumn, he will make his premiere at Welsh National Opera singing Barabashkin in their Young Company production of Shostakovich’s Cheryomushki. Jared won first prize in the 2022 Elisabeth Schumann Lieder Duo Competition and the 4th International SGSM Singing Competition in Slovenia (Lieder Duo category) with his duo partner Christina Koti, with whom he is also a Song Easel Young Artist.

Christina Maria Koti is a London-based Greek pianist who recently completed an MMus in Piano Performance under Professor Deniz Gelenbe-Arman at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance with the Trinity College of Music scholarship. Christina Maria graduated from the University of Glasgow with a first class honours Bachelor of Music degree, and she has taken part in international music festivals and competitions such as the Gnessin Academy Summer Festival, the Concorso International Pianistico citta Villafranca di Verona, the Glasgow Music Festival, and the Dinu Lipatti International Piano Competition. She has appeared in collaborative piano recitals and concerts in the UK, France, Italy, Russia, and Greece. Christina Maria has participated in masterclasses with Pascal Rogé, Paul Roberts, Aaron Shorr, Natalia Mihailidou, Petras Geniusas, and Tatiana Svistunova. She is passionate about art song and is currently a SongEasel Young Artist with her duo partner, baritone Jared Andrew Michaud. Together, they have performed in masterclasses with Dame Sarah Connolly and Dr. Emily Kilpatrick, as well as taking home first prize from the 2022 Elisabeth Schumann Lieder Duo Competition and the 4th International SGSM Singing Competition, Lieder Duo category in Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

St Alfege Church
Admission free, no ticket required

Dates and times

This event finished on 29 September 2022.

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