|James Sherlock||pianist | conductor|
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Performing widely as a song accompanist, chamber musician, soloist and conductor, James Sherlock regularly appears at festivals throughout the UK and abroad. In recent years these have included the City of London, Edinburgh Fringe, Leeds International, Harrogate, Ryedale, Chelsea Schubert, La Folle Journée, Music Festivals at Sea, the Barbican, Queen Elizabeth and Wigmore Halls, alongside visits to the USA, Japan, South Africa and Brazil.
James studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and at the Guildhall School of Music. As a song accompanist he has studied with Helmut Deutsch, Graham Johnson, Julius Drake, Roger Vignoles, Angelika Kirchschlager, Elly Ameling, Robert Holl, Anne Sofie von Otter and Ian Bostridge. Working with many of today's leading young singers and instrumentalists, he has performed and recorded with vocal groups Tenebrae, Voces 8 and Blake, and with the London Symphony Orchestra.
In 2012 he was selected by Making Music and Park Lane Group for their Young Artist Programmes. He is a winner of the Royal Overseas League Piano Competition, BBC Fame Academy (now BBC Performing Arts Trust), and Gold Medallist at the Marcello Galanti International Organ Competition. Conducting highlights include The Marriage of Figaro, Montervedi's 1610 Vespers with I Fagiolini, and workshops with choirs of up to 200 voices. He is a Samling Scholar, and Director of Music at Hampstead Parish Church.
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