Annual Concert – A piano performance by Marianne Schönle (Girton, 2014)

Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday 22 September
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Girton College

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All alumni and friends are warmly invited to the Annual Concert at 6pm in the Stanley Library on Saturday 22 September 2018.  Admission is free, there will be a retiring collection.

A talented young pianist and Music Tripos finalist Marianne Schönle (Girton, 2014) will perform this year at our annual music event.

Marianne Schönle began playing the piano at the age of three. She read Music at Girton College, Cambridge, graduating in 2017 with a double starred first, and has spent the past year studying solo piano performance with Caroline Palmer at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She has performed in various venues including Wigmore Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, West Road Concert Hall, Kings Place, Milton Court, Perth Concert Hall, and many of the Cambridge colleges. She has also played in masterclasses with Thomas Adès, Peter Donohoe, Barry Douglas, Stephen Kovacevich, and Joanna McGregor. Marianne has been awarded several music prizes, including the Girton College Music Scholarship and the London Girton Association Music Award. She has a particular passion for ensemble playing and was a grateful recipient of the University Instrumental Award throughout her studies at Cambridge, which allowed her piano trio, the Aether Trio, to receive regular coaching. She also enjoys collaborating with singers, and was delighted to receive the Accompanist Prize at the Clare College Song Competition in March 2017. Marianne was a Secretary of the Girton College Music Society in 2016. She is grateful for this opportunity to return to Girton and is delighted to be back.

Programme
Muzio Clementi – Sonata in F sharp minor, Op. 25 No. 5
Karol Szymanowski – Métopes, Op. 29

i. L’île des Sirènes
ii. Calypso
iii. Nausicaa

Sergei Rachmaninov – Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42

To book a place please email alumni@girton.cam.ac.uk or call +44 (0)1223 764935. All welcome.