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Crosby Hall Educational Trust Recital

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Crosby Hall Educational Trust Sunday Recital Series

The Crosby Hall Educational Trust (CHET) was founded in 1988 to establish a residential educational centre through the conversion of the historic stables and farm buildings at Crosby Hall. After a period of fund-raising during which generous contributions were received from a wide variety of sources, the building work commenced at the end of 1989 and was finally completed in March 1991. The Centre was opened by HRH The Princess Margaret on 8th May 1991.   CHET runs residential courses that focus on the social and educational development of children that participate.  The courses take place at the Crosby Hall centre with its  beautiful surrounding countryside.Crosby Hall Educational Trust (CHET) is a charity which aims to provide bursary assistance to children who otherwise would not be able to afford such a valuable educational experience. The CHET Bursary Fund is sustained through a number of fundraising activities throughout the year – including the Annual Art Fair, Coffee Mornings, Carol Concert, Crosby Hall Garden.

It was lovely to perform  a recital with pianist Daniel Browell as part of the Sunday Concert Series on 18th March 2012.  It is a beautiful venue and there was a very friendly enthusiastic audience.

…and I think I have found a new friend! 🙂

 

Thanks to everyone who helped to organise the event!

For information on forthcoming CHET events click here.

Kathryn is an opera singer, concert and song recitalist from Liverpool. Described by What's on Stage as 'One of Britain's brightest young mezzos' and named as The Times 'Rising Star of Classical Music.' Kathryn regularly works with leading singers, instrumentalists, orchestras and ensembles in concerts and broadcasts nationally and internationally.

Kathryn has performed leading opera roles for companies including English National Opera, Glyndebourne and Opera North. She has made recordings for Hyperion, Chandos, Somm, Nyman Records and her debut CD 'Love's Old Sweet Song' was released by Champs Hill Records. Kathryn was a BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist 2015-17.

Kathryn trained at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, studying voice with Susan Roper and piano with Naomi Kayayan. Her many awards include the Joyce and Michael Kennedy Award for the Singing of Richard Strauss, Susan Chilcott Scholarship and The Joaninah Trust Award. Kathryn is an Associate Artist of the Royal Northern College of Music and teaches singing at The University of Manchester.

Kathryn co-founded Mersey Wave Music Choir in 2012 in her home city of Liverpool and was recipient of the Merseyside Woman of the Year Arts Award in 2016. Kathryn has a passion for championing and supporting live music making within community and healthcare settings; especially to support staff, patients and relatives throughout healthcare. In loving memory of her parents who were both cancer patients.

Read More here: Music and Cancer

Contact kathryn.rudge@live.co.uk

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