Posts tagged Classical Music
Somi Kim, piano | #DEBUTchallenge Instagram Takeover

South Korean-born New Zealand pianist Somi Kim is a highly accomplished, multi award-winning collaborative pianist. She works with singers and instrumentalists in instrumental chamber music, opera and more.

This month she recently completed a 7-concert tour of New Zealand with the NZTrio. The programme was entitled Twine and was described by The Big Idea as delivering 'virtuosic skill and an affable, accessible stage presence in equal measures’

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Opera Now: Close Encounters - Pop-up Concerts

Original article in Opera Now by Coriander Stuttard | In an age of ‘pop-ups’, when restaurants, fashion and experiences spring up and then disappear, leaving yo wanting more, it’s not surprising that classical music has joined the trend. But for two classical music pop-up ventures, DEBUT Treehouse and Classical Pop-Ups, there is much more behind them that a short-lived gimmick. And through ticketing partnerships with Airbnb they are finding they can suddenly reach out to new audiences who, in pop-up style, are left with open minds and a thirst for discovering more.

Lizzie Holmes, a 28-year-old soprano, founded DEBUT in 2015, inspired and helped by Philip Carne, founder of the Carne Trust, which supports young talent in the performing arts. Holmes wanted to showcase emerging singers…

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