Piano Music From Leipzig
Format: COMPACT DISC
Situated on the intersection between two major mediaeval trade routes, Leipzig became one of the most important cultural cities in Europe, famous for its music and publishing houses. Many great composers flourished writing for its churches, publishers and musical amateurs, and this piano recital illustrates what a rich diversity of music was born here. Eleanor Meynell won a scholarship to Chetham’s School of Music at the age of 11 where she studied with Heather Slade Lipkin and Ryzsard Bakst. During her time there she was a prize-winner in several national and international competitions and won Bromsgrove Young Musician of the Year at the age of 15. She also was awarded both ARCM and LGSM diplomas while still at school. Eleanor has broadcast as a soloist and chamber musician on BBC Radio 3, Classic FM and Radio Belfast, and is currently on the staff at Trinity Laban College of Music and Goldsmiths College where she accompanies and coaches. As well as singing in the Monteverdi Choir, she also plays for auditions and masterclasses for John Eliot Gardiner and is a mentor on the apprenticeship scene.