Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Ferrier Awards 2015

Gemma Lois Summerfield - photo Robert Piwko
Gemma Lois Summerfield
photo Robert Piwko
This year's Ferrier Awards had their final last week at the Wigmore Hall when soprano Gemma Lois Summerfield took the First Prize and the Song Prize, whilst soprano Soraya Mafi took the Second Prize. Gemma Lois Summerfield sang Sibelius, Mendelsson, Duparc, Copland and Nicolai, and was accompanied by Sebastian Wybrew. Soraya Mafi was accompanied by Ian Tindale who took the accompanist's prize.

Gemma Lois Summerfield is currently studying for a Master’s in performance at the Royal College of Music under Rosa Mannion and Simon Lepper and will take up a place at the International Opera School there in September.

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