Third Thursday evening Brera/Music online
For the third musical Thursday of December, Brera/Musica, under the artistic direction of Maestro Clive Britton, would like to bring this online concert to your home as well.
Debussy Nuit d‘étoiles– Sophie Gallagher & Émile Chandellier
Sophie graduated from the Royal College of Music in London (Josephine Baker Prize) shortly after her debut for Il Maggio Musicale in “Albert Herring”. Recent operatic roles include “Prima Strega” in Dido and Aeneas for Lausanne Opera, “Contessa” Le Nozze di Figaro and ‘”Donna Elvira” Don Giovanni for the Mulheim Theatre, Beethoven’s “Fidelio” for the Opéra Comique de Paris, Mozart’s “Requiem” Castellucci/Pichon for the Festival d’Aix en Provence.
Concerts include Mozart’s Great Mass in C with Raphaël Pichon at Festpiele 202 in Salzburg, solo recitals at the Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace and the Brera Art Gallery in Milan and St John’s Smith Square in London.
Emile Chandellier started playing the piano at the age of 4, enrolled at Olivet and then at the Conservatoire de Orléans where he studied music history and analysis. In 2015, he was admitted to piano studies at the CRR in Tours where he won 1st prize at the piano DEM in 2017 and a master class prize two years later. In pursuit of interdisciplinarity, he also obtained a DEM in Music Education, a DEM in Composition, and then returned in 2019 to the National Conservatory of Paris for Composition and Analysis, where he obtained his harmony prize the following year. He is also in Paul Coker’s piano class at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva. In 2021, he won the VI Agustin Aponte International Music Competition in Tenerife.