Week One 28 July to 4 August
Week Two 4 to 11 August
Weeks 1 & 2 extra curricular activities
Michael Pandya is a versatile young pianist specialising in song and chamber music. He has appeared in performance with many eminent singers and his recital schedule has taken him across the UK, Europe and the USA. Michael has received numerous prizes including the Paul Hamburger Prize, The Brenda Webb Award, Joan Chissels/Rex Stephens Schumann Lieder Prize, the Vivian Langrish Piano Prize and the Pianists Prize at the Rosenblatt North London Singing Competition. Recent engagements have included appearances at the Wigmore Hall, KlaverFestRuhr, Newbury Spring Festival, Leeds Lieder Festival, Royal Overseas-League
London, Hinchingbrooke Bösendorfer Series, Aberdeen Youth
Festival, the Barbican Hall and several live performances on BBC
Radio 3’s In Tune. Up and coming performances include the
Oxford Lieder Festival, Barnes Music Festival and Harrogate I
nternational Festival with further recitals in Brugge, Leeds ,
Edinburgh and Belfast. He is an Oxford Lieder Young Artist and a
Samling Artist and has given recitals for the Park Lane Group
and the Concordia Foundation. In 2017 He was recipient of the Graham Johnson Fellowship at SongFest, Los Angeles. Michael graduated from The Queen’s College, Oxford with a First Class Honours degree in 2015 and now studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama having graduated with a DipRAM from the Royal Academy of Music in 2017.
Caroline Clemmow was awarded a piano scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music where she won many prizes for both solo and ensemble playing. As a chamber musician she collaborated with many celebrated instrumentalists and singers and became a founder member of the Hartley Piano
Trio, which gained international recognition for its concert and festival appearances, broadcasts and recordings including the complete trios of Spohr. As a soloist Caroline has an extremely wide repertoire from the classics and romantics to complex twentieth-century works. She has worked with many ensembles including Serenata, Kaleidoscope, the Koenig Ensemble and with great acclaim, the eminent soloist
Evelyn Glennie. An important part of Caroline’s work was the celebrated piano duo with her late husband Anthony Goldstone. Described by the Gramophone as “a dazzling husband and wife team”, they were acclaimed for their pioneering broadcasts which often included unjustly neglected works. In addition, they recorded more than forty CDs including a ground-breaking seven-CD cycle of the complete original piano duets of Schubert. Caroline is a member of the British and International Federation of Festivals; other adjudicating includes BBC Young Musician and the International Young Concert Artists. For many years she was an examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She is now in particular demand for her insightful master-classes, intuitive teaching and perceptive coaching.