Wednesday 3 November at 1pm and Wednesday 15 December at 1pm,
Performing in our November Lunchtime Concert is Live Music Now’s Boardman Ferla Duo. The duo which comprised of Giordano Ferla and Nicole Boardman will give a performance of piano and Mezzo-Soprano vocals.
Born in Rome, Italy, Giordano began playing piano at an early age. He gained a place at the ‘S.Cecilia’ Conservatoire in Rome at the age of 11 and graduated with honours from the ‘A. Casella’ conservatoire in l’Aquila. He later graduated from the Royal College of Music in London and completed his postgraduate studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. He has performed as a soloist, chamber musician and accompanist in Italy, the UK, Isle of Man and Romania and has performed L. v Beethoven’s concerto no. 3 in Cminor for piano and Orchestra in St. Barnabas church, London and F. Chopinconcerto no.1 in E minor with the RepCo Symphony Orchestra under Tianyi Lu.
Nicole Boardman is a twenty-five-year-old Mezzo Soprano. Originally from Liverpool, she is currently in her first year of Masters in Vocal studies withLorna Anderson, at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff. Nicole’s previous performances include the Alto in Brahms’s Liebeslieder Quartet for the Cardiff Singer of the world Lunchtime event in the Dora Stoutzker Hall 2017, Soloist for Rachel Podger’s Brecon Baroque Festival 2017. She has also sung the Alto soloist for Mozart’s Requiem and Alto soloist for Vivaldi’s Gloria, both under the Conductor, Adrian Partington.