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24 July 2017
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A foundation empowering emerging artists and advancing social change
Founded in 1999 by Heather de Haes OAM, Arts Global is registered as a charity in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and the United States. It is recognised as one of the world's leading boutique foundations.
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24 July 2017
The London Cello Orchestra completes a triumphant tour of South Korea
Following its successful first tour in 2013, ArtsGlobal supported ensemble, The London Cello Orchestra has now completed a second, rapturously received, 4 concert season in South Korea, conducted by Geoffrey Simon. Soloists included ArtsGlobal artists Amy Manford (soprano) and Ashlyn Tymms (mezzo soprano). The orchestra consists of 20 of the finest solo, chamber, and orchestral soloists working in London and Western Europe today.
3 more musicians join ArtsGlobal Roster
Arts Global welcomes to its roster cellist Sebastien Hurtaud, mezzo soprano Ashyln Tymms, and soprano Amy Manford.
Cellist Sebastien Hurtard graduated from the National Paris Conservatoire and the Royal Northern College of music in Cello and chamber music. He most recently won the "Adam" international cello competition in New-Zealand in Christchurch and hasdeveloped a real partnership with the National Orchestra of New-Zealand.
Australian-born mezzo-soprano Ashlyn Tymms has been praised for her “wonderful tone and creamy quality.” (Limelight Magazine, London, 2016). After graduating from the University of Melbourne, Ashlyn was invited to attend the Royal College of Music for her Masters in Vocal Performance as an HF Music Scholar, under Patricia Bardon. Ashlyn is a winner of the Basil Coleman Award, Sylvia Harris Award, Joan Carden Award and the Josephine Baker Trust Award.
Australian-born soprano Amy Manford is currently studying with Janis Kelly for a masters of performing arts at the Royal College of Music, London. She is a Basil Coleman Opera Scholar supported by a Siow-Furniss Award. Amy previously studied at The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, receiving a Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice in 2013 and Post-Graduate Diploma in Music in 2014 under the tutelage of Patricia Price.
Both singers were recently performing in lead roles in the RCM's production of Handel's opera Faramondo. A review of their performances can be found here.