Jewels from Venus: Venera Gimadieva and Roger Vignoles in fundraising recital for OperaCoast / by Florence Eves

Venera gives a dazzling charity recital featuring a collection of art songs by Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Delibes and Faure in support of educational programmes for opera and classical music run by British company OperaCoast. At the piano she is joined by Roger Vignoles, who is internationally recognised as one of the world’s most distinguished piano accompanists and musicians of today. He regularly partners the finest singers in major venues around the world and is regarded as a leading authority on the song repertoire. In the course of his distinguished career he has collaborated with such leading singers as Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Sir Thomas Allen, Kathleen Battle, Brigitte Fassbaender, Dame Felicity Lott, Roderick Williams and many more.

Presented by BBC Radio 3 presenter Martin Handley, this recital will include an interview with Venera about her life and career in opera.

25th January 2016, 7.30pm
Kings Place, London
020 7520 1490

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