Harry Rylance is a 21-year-old pianist that has lived and studied in Korea, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Hungary, the U.S. and the UK. He started learning the piano at the age of 7 and four years later entered the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest where he studied with a number of outstanding teachers including the late Zoltán Kocsis. At 12 years old, he performed Mozart’s 4th Piano Concerto with the Liszt Chamber Orchestra in the Grand Hall of Budapest and also toured Asia as a featured soloist with the Liszt Academy Symphony Orchestra. He relocated to the USA in 2012 where he continued his piano studies in Boston and New York. His performances in the US include numerous solo recitals and acclaimed performances of Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto with the Boston Civic Symphony Orchestra. He also performed live on “From The Top,” America’s nationwide classical music radio programme. Harry moved to London in 2015 to commence a scholarship at The Royal Academy of Music, where he was awarded the Pisani Piano Award and the Mrs Doris Ethel Blake Prize. He studies with the Academy’s Head of Piano, Joanna MacGregor.
Daniel Gerzenberg is a German-Russian-Jewish artist based in Berlin. Born into a musician’s family 1991 in Hamburg, he began playing the piano under the guidance of his mother Lilya Zilberstein.
In 2009, he starts his international carreer, forming a succesful piano duet with his brother Anton Gerzenberg. He appears in festivals such as Progetto Martha Argerich, Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival and Klavierfestival Ruhr, plays in such venues as National Concert Hall Taipei, Auditorio Bolzano, Philharmonie im Gasteig Munich, Philharmonie Essen and Laeiszhalle Hamburg. He appears as a soloist with inernationally reknown orcherstras and goes on concert tours with Martha Argerich, Lilya Zilberstein and Anton Gerzenberg, whereas producing recordings for EMI and NDR. Furtheron, he takes masterclasses with reknown musicians such as Robert Levin, Sir András Schiff, Katia & Marielle Labèque and Norman Shetler.
Besides being a musician, Daniel is a poet, translator, actor and recitator; he speaks 6 languages and published two books.
In 2016, after winning the pianist prize of Gustav-Mahler-Liedwettbewerb, he devotes himself to the Genre of Lied and begins his studies of song accompaniment in the class of internationally renonwned accompanist Wolfram Rieger at HfM Hanns Eisler Berlin and participates in the classes of Christine Schäfer and Thomas Quasthoff. In 2017, he begins to work as an accompanist in the classes of Júlia Várády and Tabea Zimmermann, is a participant at Wigmore Hall Song Competition with baritone Lawrence Halksworth and wins the German Lied Prize at the 9th Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition with soprano Sophia Burgos.
Mezzo Soprano, Giulia Laudano has been singing since she was eight and was a chorister with International Voices of Enfield Choir. She was a Music Scholar at Dame Alice Owen’s School, Hertfordshire and studied concurrently at the Royal College of Music Junior Department. Her awards have included the National Association of Choirs Cup for Future Talent, the Smythe Cup for Excellence, the John Rutter Award for Superb Musicianship, the Jack Petchey Leadership Award and the Elena Gerhardt Lieder Prize 2017.
She is now in her fourth year on the BMus programme at the Royal Academy of Music studying with Catherine Wyn-Rogers and Chad Vindin.
Giulia will be working on the role of Sesto from Handel’s Giulio Cesare at RAM’s Opera scenes and has also worked on the roles of Dorabella and Meg in scenes from Mozart’s Cosí fan tutte and Verdi’s Falstaff on an Italian Intensive Opera Course run by Isabella Radcliffe and Philip Thomas. She also participated in a workshop on The Magic Flute with British Youth Opera, singing the role of Third Lady.
Giulia is a soloist and chorus member in the Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series at RAM and is also a member of the Royal Academy Song Circle where she recently performed in a concert with them at the Austrian Cultural Forum.
She has also recently participated in a masterclass with Angelika Kirschlager at the RAM.
Giulia has already gained much experience on the concert platform at venues including the Austrian Cultural Forum Knightsbridge, the Salvation Army Hall Oxford Street, Eton College Chapel, Selwyn College, Cambridge, il Duomo in Milan, and several cathedrals in the UK.
Giulia will be performing as a soloist with the Enfield Chamber Orchestra in November singing a selection of songs from Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn and a collection of Mozart arias.
Adèle Charvet is a young mezzo soprano. She studied at the Paris National Conservatory CNSMDP (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris) with professor Elène Golgevit.
Very passionate about the Song and Lieder repertoire which she studied with David Selig and Anne le Bozec, she formed in 2015 a duo with pianist Florian Caroubi with whom she obtained the Mélodie prize at the International Lied and Song Competition Nadia and Lili Boulanger in Paris, and, in 2016, the Grand duo prize of the International Vocal Competition in ’s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands, as well as the Junior Jury Prize, the prize for the Contemporary piece, the Dutch friend of Lied prize and the Press prize.
Adèle’s very first musical experience on stage is in the children’s opera Brundibár by Hans Krása, in which she sang the leading role Pepíček. From this enriching experience, she developed and irrepressible passion for Opera.
With the Opéra 3. Company, she sang the role of Hänsel in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel. In 2016 she sang the role of Frau Reich in Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor by Otto Nicolai, in a production of the CNSMDP, staged by Emmanuelle Cordoliani.
She made her debut at the Dutch National Opera, singing the Polovtsian Maiden in Borodin’s Prince Igor, stage by Dmitri Tcherniakov and conducted by Stanislav Kochanovski.
Last July, Adèle had the unique opportunity to study in both Lied and Opera Academy of the Verbier Festival where she sang the role of Filypievna in Eugene Oneguine by Tchaikovski. There, she sang in Masterclasses with Thomas Hampson, Thomas Quastoff, Sir Thomas Allen and Anna Tomowa-Sintow. She was awarded the «Yves Paternot » prize for the most outstanding musician of the Academy.
Next November, she will be Adele, in Bellini’s Pirata at the Opéra de Bordeaux, and in February 2018, she will make her Covent Garden debut in Carmen, singing the role of Mercedes.