Magdalena Kuzma (soprano), James Bailleu (piano)

Hosted by the LSE Arts Lunchtime Concert Series

Shaw Library, 6th Floor, Old Building

Polish-American soprano Magdalena Kuźma was a Prize Winner in the Concert Artists Guild (New York) and Young Classical Artists Trust International Auditions in 2022.

Over the last year Magdalena has made her debut at Santa Fe Opera performing the role of Frasquita(Carmen). She returned to San Francisco Opera's Merola Program and was a fellow at Ravinia's Steans Music Institute.Her recent awards include 1st Prize at the 2021 ACPC Marcella Sembrich Vocal Competition, the 2021 Opera Mississippi John Alexander Vocal Competition, and the CT District of the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition. In 2021, she was honored as valedictorian at Yale University.

Pianist James Baillieu is a senior professor of accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music. He is one of today's leading accompanists and has been a winner of major international prizes, including the Wigmore Hall Song Competition, Das Lied International Song Competition, Kathleen Ferrier and Richard Tauber Competitions. He was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) in 2010 and received a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship and a Geoffrey Parsons Memorial Trust Award in 2012.

Performance to include:

Song recital

Knoxville: Summer of 1915- Samuel Barber

Six Romances, Op.38- Rachmaninov

Two Songs, Op. 74- Chopin

Four Songs- Sibelius

The next lunchtime concert is on Thursday 9 November and will be performed by Olga Jegunova.

Join the LSE Choir and Orchestra on Tuesday 5 December for the LSE Christmas Concert in the beautiful surroundings of St Clement Danes Church.

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Just economics and politics? Think again. While LSE does not teach arts or music, there is a vibrant cultural side to the School - from weekly free music concerts in the Shaw Library, and an LSE orchestra and choir with their own professional conductors, various film, art and photographic student societies and regular public exhibitions. For more information please visit LSE Arts and Music.

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