Primavera Shima to play at Tait Winter Prom 2013

Australian pianist, Primavera Shima, has been the recipient of major prizes and awards in numerous national and international competitions. The Tait Memorial Trust are delighted that Miss Shima has agreed to play in our Tait Winter Prom and will open the second half of the concert with a Schumann Romance and, for the first time…

John Amis – Critic, Broadcaster and Patron of the TMT

John Amis has lived a life surrounded by the greats of modern British music. At Dulwich College, South London he was close friends with the satirical/ witty composer, Donald Swann. In his professional life Britten, Tippett and Walton, to name a few, were his friends and contemporaries. He followed and nurtured their careers, wrote about…

Duncan Rock – Baritone on his way

Since being awarded a Tait study award from the Trust in 2010 Duncan has gone from strength to strength. Winner of the 2012 Chilcott Award and John Christie Award at Glyndebourne, W.A baritone Duncan Rock has had a meteoric rise in the UK. Since jumping in as Don Giovanni at WNO the ENO have secured…

Valda Wilson – Australian soprano on the high seas

Delighted to hear that Valda Wilson, a Tait Awardee in 2008, has gone from success to success. Most recently she won the Public Prize of the Stella Maris International Voice Competition against other young singers from the best opera houses/ studios in the world including The Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, San Francisco, Hamburg, Munich etc….