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Saturday, 29th January, 2022, at 7.30pm

Clarinet & Piano Concert by the Sforzandi Duo

Tickets £10, students over 16 half price, children free. Unreserved seating but social distancing in pews. Tickets on the door.

The Yatton Music Society is delighted to have Emily Heathcote and her husband Jason Anderson playing as the Sforzandi Duo to open our spring season at St Mary’s. Their concert is themed ‘Classical Favourites’ many have featured in Classic FM’s  ‘Hall of Fame’.

Emily is a past student at the Purcell School, and a graduate of the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she gained a double 1st class Masters degree in Music and Music performance. Emily has won numerous prizes and medals for her performances and has recorded for BBC Radio 3 and Channel 4. She has performed at Buckingham Palace, Wigmore Hall, Barbican Centre, Cliveden House, Purcell Room, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall, and the Royal Opera House to name a few from many prestigious venues. She has worked in both orchestral and chamber music performances with world renown orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra and New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Emily is an experienced teacher, holding positions at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, City University of London, and Glendower Preparatory School. 

Jason completed his music studies in piano and composition at the Purcell School of Music, Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He has been awarded a number of prizes for piano recitals and composition including the BBC Guardian Proms Composer award. He has performed extensively throughout the UK and overseas as a solo and duo recitalist. His notable performances include those for for HRH The Prince of Wales and former President Ramos of the Philippines, together with accompanying Emily at prestigious venues and the Cunard Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2. Jason has collaborated with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, as well as arranging music for both professional musicians and dancers.