Three talented young musicians perform some old favourites and introduce you to some songs from the musicals you may not have heard before!
Music includes I Could Have Danced All Night, Alice's Blue Gown, Someone To Watch Over Me, Art Is Calling Me, I Want To Be A Prima Donna.
Daniele Nastri(soprano) is a Brazilian soprano, who has a Bachelor's degree in Music (Voice) from the Universidade Federal de Goiás, Brazil and more recently, a Master's degree in Performance (Vocal Studies) from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance where she was supported by the Kathleen Roberts Vocal Scholarship.
Operatic roles have included Musetta (from La Bohème), Frasquita (from Carmen), Amelia (from Amelia al Ballo) and Despina (from Così Fan Tutte, by W. A. Mozart)
She was a recitalist at Old Royal Naval College Chapel and performed as a soloist for the prestigious Handel Festival at St George's Hanover Square in London. Recently she performed as a soloist in several concerts across Brazil with the Goiânia Symphony Orchestra; a concert with the Goiás Philharmonic Orchestra at Itamaraty Palace in Brasília, and the Great Christmas Concert of Curitiba, in which she performed with the Sinfonia Brasil Orchestra.
She was previously a member of the Goiânia Symphony Choir (2008-2012) in which she often performed as a soloist. She won first prize in the 7th Brazilian Chamber Song Interpretation Contest, and in the MARACANTO voice competition, both in 2008. She was also nominated for the 2017 Bibi Ferreira Award in the Best Upcoming Actress/Actor category.
Praised as a ‘fully rounded musician’ (Next BRIT Thing), Sam Jewison is a vocalist, pianist and conductor, performing multi-genre repertoire internationally. His interpretation of the Great American Songbook has led to sold-out appearances with his eponymous orchestra, including Camden’s famous Jazz Café, Blackheath Halls and Westminster Abbey, along with his trio for the Orticola Di Lombardia in Milan, Music in Valsolda on Lake Lugano and The Arts Club in London. Recently, he developed and performed a Gershwin & Friends retrospective with soprano Anush Hovhannisyan at the Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly and the Merchants House of Glasgow. Sam took over the late programme at the 2019 New Generation Festival in Florence, performing with his dectet.
An ‘M.D. professional beyond his years’ (NODA), operatic conducting credits include Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement (Opera Dinamica), Menotti's The Medium (Clockwork Opera) and Puccini’s Suor Angelica (Opera in the Meantime).
Sam is an avid chamber musician and regularly collaborates with singers and instrumentalists, including a longstanding partnership with violinist Rosie Judge, most recently performing at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. In 2017, he sang Liederkreis (Op. 24) and Der Arme Peter (Op. 53, No. 3) for the TL Schumann Series, curated by Eugene Asti, in addition to selected pieces for the subsequent Debussy & Beyond and Brahms Focus series. Sam also holds a jazz residency at the Grand Caffè Concerto, Shepherd’s Bush.
Harry Evans studied trumpet at the Trinity Laban Conservative of Music and Dance, graduating with First Class Honours in 2017. He grew up in rural Norfolk, where he was a member of Aldeburgh Young Musicians and participated in the National Youth Jazz Collective summer schools. He also plays the double bass, which he studied with Steve Watts at Trinity and performs with a variety of small groups in London.
Harry has been a member of NYJO since 2016 and has been honoured to participate in performances at the BBC Proms, The Barbican and the Three Nations Under One Groove tours. Outside of the band, he plays with the Alex Mendham Orchestra and the Sam Jewison Orchestra, as well as other big bands, cabaret acts and small groups.
He is considered to be a Traditional Jazz specialist on the London scene and is influenced by trumpeters including Bix Beiderbecke, Clark Terry, Kenny Dorham, Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, and Woody Shaw.
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