FREE Lunchtime Concert: Attard-Zerafa Duo
Representing the Royal Over-Seas League
Saint Saëns – Sonata Op 166
Paule Maurice – Tableaux de Provence
Edison Denisov – Sonata for saxophone and piano
Philip Attard Saxophone
Christine Zerafa Piano
Gozitan saxophonist Philip Attard has appeared as a soloist in several concert series and venues around Europe and the USA, including Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, St John Smith Square, and St James’s Piccadilly.Philip has recently graduated with a Master of Music with Distinction from the Royal College of Music (RCM), where he studied with Kyle Horch. During his studies at RCM he has been winner of all the college competitions. Most recently he became the overall winner of the Wind and Percussion category of the prestigious 2016 Royal Overseas League Competition. Philip has also been successful on many professional platforms including the Tillett Trust, Park Lane Group, and the Tunnell Trust. Philip is currently based at the Royal College of Music where he is studying on the prestigious Artist Diploma course with Kyle Horch. He is an RCM Scholar supported by a Leverhulme Postgraduate Studentship, Help Musicians UK, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, the BOV Joseph Calleja Foundation, the Janatha Stubbs Foundation, and Philharmonia MMSF.
Maltese pianist Christine Zerafa has appeared in various venues including the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall and has been recipient of several awards including the RNCM Clifton Helliwell Prize and the RAM Scott Huxley Prize and Eric Brough Award. She is also a Tunnell Trust and Park Lane Group Artist.Christine read for a MMus in solo performance at the Royal Northern College of Music with Norma Fisher and later studied with Andrea Lucchesini at the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole (Florence). She recently completed her MMus studies in piano accompaniment with distinction at the Royal Academy of Music under the tuition of Michael Dussek and Malcolm Martineau. Christine is currently reading for a PhD at the Royal Academy of Music.