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Iain Burnside
Great Britain
Biography
Interweaving roles as pianist and Sony Award-winning broadcaster with equal aplomb, Iain Burnside is also a master programmer with an instinct for the telling juxtaposition. He has performed in recital with many of the world’s leading singers. His discography of over 50 recordings straddles an exuberantly eclectic repertoire ranging from Beethoven and Schubert to Schoenberg, Copland and beyond, with a special place reserved for the highways and byways of English Song, as acclaimed performances of Britten, Finzi, Ireland, Butterworth, Parry and Vaughan Williams have proved. In 2014, Delphian released Burnside’s complete Rachmaninov songs with seven outstanding Russian artists. For Guildhall School of Music and Drama Burnside has written and devised a number of highly individual theatre pieces. His play A Soldier and a Maker was performed at the Barbican Centre and the Cheltenham Festival, and broadcast on Radio3 as part of the BBC’s World War One season. In demand as a teacher and animateur, Burnside also works at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the National Opera Studio. He is International Visiting Artist at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin.
Activities
ActivityFunction
Final piano 2016Member of the jury
Semi-final piano 2016Member of the jury
PIANO 2016Member of the jury
First round piano 2016Member of the jury
Final voice 2014Member of the jury
Semi-final voice 2014Member of the jury
First round voice 2014Member of the jury
VOICE 2014Member of the jury
Semi-final 1992: Lorenzo Carola - liedPianist accompanist
SINGING 1992Pianist
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