St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Julian Latham - viola, and John Granger Fisher - piano

Tuesday, 2 August at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Julian Latham - viola, and John Granger Fisher - piano

Franck

              Sonata 

           I. Allegretto ben moderato

           II. Allegro

           III. Ben moderato: Recitative-Fantasia

           IV. Allegretto poco mosso

 

Gounod

               Ave Maria

Shostakovich

              Romance 

 Piazzolla

              Grand Tango    

 

Julian Latham studied jointly at the Royal Northern College of Music and the University of Manchester. While a student he was a member of the Gurney String Quartet with whom he performed widely around the country including at the Lake District Summer Music Festival.

Julian now works as a freelance orchestral player with various ensembles including the BBC Concert Orchestra and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He is a committed chamber music player and has given numerous recitals around London including playing regularly with the Lunaire Quartet. He also enjoys taking part in educational workshops in schools with the Apollo Music Project.

John Granger Fisher was born in Brisbane, Australia in 1984. John has won first prizes in a number of competitions including: the Queensland Piano Competition (2001), the 5th Yamaha Australian National Piano Competition (2001) and the 4MBS Chamber Music Competition (Trio) (2004).  He has also been awarded the Queensland Conservatorium Postgraduate Award (2006); the Florence Davey Piano Scholarship (2007); the John Allison City of Sydney Piano Scholarship (2008) and the Hephzibah Menuhin Memorial Scholarship (2009). He received the second prize in the 2009 Louisiana International Piano Competition.