Our series of monthly lunchtime concerts continue, presented by Live Music Now.
Jocelyn Freeman is a Welsh pianist and conductor. She began her career as a cathedral chorister, releasing her solo piano album Night and Novelties in 2013 and now performs internationally as soloist, lieder pianist, chamber musician and conductor. Jocelyn’s pianism has been described as "outstanding", "brilliant", "sparkling" and "One to Watch", including accolades from International Piano Magazine. She has performed on four continents, including broadcasts in the UK and Germany, and has performed concertos by Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt, Rachmaninov and Gershwin. Collaborative highlights include duos with Elin Manahan Thomas, Stuart Jackson and Julien Van Mellaerts. In 2013, she released her debut piano album Night and Novelties.
Jocelyn studied at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with numerous prizes, and a Fellowship from the Royal College of Music. She is a Samling Artist and won the Viola Tunnard Award at Snape Maltings, Gold at the International Marlow Concerto Competition and 2nd Prize at the Internationalen Wettbewerb für Liedkunst in Stuttgart. Highlights include appearances at Wigmore Hall, the Royal Albert Hall, Sage Gateshead, Oxford Sheldonian, and return visits to many festivals. Jocelyn is grateful for the support of the Carne Trust and Victor Wood.
“[Jocelyn Freeman] performed with style, panache, subtlety, and charisma… this is true virtuosity… deep, sensitive and soul searching…” Tivyside Advertiser.