Rakhi Singh (Violin) 7th June 2019

Rakhi singh – violin
annabelle lawson – piano

Programme

  • To be confirmed

Concert Details

Doors open: 6.30pm
Concert: 7.00-8.00pm. Followed by refreshments.
Tickets: Suggested donation of £7 on the door (cash only)
Venue: St Andrew’s URC, Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield S3 7RQ


Rakhi Singh Biography

Rakhi Singh is Music Director of Manchester Collective and co-Leader of Manchester Camerata. Highlights of 2017/8 included Brahms violin concerto with Cardiff Sinfonietta in Dora Stouzker Hall Cardiff – directing the Four Seasons with Manchester Camerata, Leeds Town Hall and Quartet for the End of time with Guy Johnston and Manchester Collective in Stoller Hall.

Rakhi is also an explorative musician and has been involved with a number of collaborations over the years, most notably as a solo violinist with the National Dance Company of Wales and Clod Ensemble. Throughout 2018 she performed in Shanghai, Washington and the Barbican with the internationally acclaimed Scottish Ensemble in their collaboration of Goldberg Variations with Swedish company Andersson Dance. She performed Different Trains at the opening week of the QEH April 2018 with London Contemporary Orchestra and created a new work based around Janacek’s Intimate Letters string quartet with electronic musician/producer Vessel which was premiered in Aldeburgh Festival June 2018.

With Manchester Collective she has collaborated with pianist Katya Apekishiva, African Cellist Abel Selacoe and his band Chesaba, Oliver Coates, Accordionist Bartosz Glowascki and Swedish dancer Danielle de Vries.

Between 2014-2018 Rakhi was generously supported by a Creative Wales Award which enabled her to embark on all these collaborations.

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