Monday 10 May 2021, 15.00 BST
Soprano Bridget Kerrison is a freelance singer based in Hertfordshire and has sung with Ex Cathedra, Birmingham Bach Choir, The Holst Singers, Ensemble Plus Ultra, Armonico Consort and the Philharmonia Chorus as part of their professional singers' scheme. She has sung on recordings with with The Holst Singers, Ex Cathedra, Convivium Singers and the Philharmonia Chorus, including a recording from the Chorus of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony released July 2018. With the Philharmonia Chorus Bridget has toured regularly to France, Spain and Germany including Hamburg’s new concert hall the Elbphilharmone. She has also performed in the Barbican, The Royal Festival Hall, The Royal Albert Hall and other UK venues.
Clarinettist Tom Caldecote has worked with various orchestras including Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia and Orchestra of the Swan on projects ranging from chamber music to tours and broadcasts on BBC radio. He is on the extra list for bass clarinet with the BBC Symphony orchestra and, as a soloist, Tom has performed Weber’s 1st concerto, the Finzi Concerto and the Mendelssohn concert pieces.
A graduate of the Royal College of Music (where he studied organ, piano, and viola), Trevor Hughes has accompanied recitals in the Purcell Room, the Wigmore Hall, and on BBC Radio 3, as well as in many music clubs over the country, and for over ten years he contributed regularly to BBC Schools Radio music programmes, as keyboards player, musical director, and arranger. As an organist, he has performed in Birmingham Symphony Hall, Leeds Town Hall, the Royal Albert Hall, the Royal Festival Hall, and St John’s, Smith Square, London, St David’s Hall, Cardiff, and on the cathedral organs in Canterbury, Ely, Gibraltar, Norwich, St Alban’s, St Asaph, and Southwark. He has also performed on major organs in America, France (including Rouen Cathedral), Austria (including Salzburg Dom Cathedral), and Germany (including the Elisabethkirche, and University Church in Marburg).