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Clarissa Payne & Adam Khan

September 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm



Clarissa Payne was born in Somerset and took up the flute at the age of ten. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, winning the Sutton Festival concerto prize. After college, she moved to remote east Iceland to teach at a music school, founded the Silfurberg Ensemble which toured the region and performed with the Icelandic Flute Choir, and took lessons with Hallfridur Olafsdottir. She then accepted a post in Abu Dhabi, where she performed solo and with the Abu Dhabi Chamber Orchestra. She also began to study Arabic music.
Adam Khan began to play the Guitar at the age of 12. He has spent a great deal of time abroad where he has had the chance to study with the great Cuban composer Leo Brouwer in Spain, Germany and Portugal. He has also played in Master-classes with some of the world’s top Guitarists such as Roberto Aussel, Costas Cotsiolis and Eduardo Isaac. Adam has collaborated on many diverse musical projects including work with Nafees Ahmet (sitar), Sara Egan (mezzo), The Allegri String Quartet, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Chrome and various performing poets and actors. Television appearances have been frequent as well as several live broadcasts for BBC radio.


September 21, 2014
6:30 pm
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