Society welcomes duo to open new season

Gina McCormack will join Nigel Clayton to entertain Kelso Music Society on March 5
Gina McCormack will join Nigel Clayton to entertain Kelso Music Society on March 5

Gina McCormack and Nigel Clayton open the Borders Music and Arts Society’s new season at Mellerstain House next Thursday, September 12.

Well-established McCormack has made regular solo appearances at London’s Wigmore Hall, the South Bank Centre and at venues across the country.

She has performed at many British festivals and for 13 years she was the leader of the Sorrel Quartet, with whom she was frequently heard on BBC Radio Three.

Nigel Clayton studied at the Royal College of Music London, where he won prizes in every category of piano performance.

He has taken part in four major tours of India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with Indian cellist Anup Kumar Biswas.

Lately, he has been a regular performer in Japan, as a concerto soloist and duo partner.

The evening’s music will consist of Beethoven, Schumann, Szymanowski and Strauss. For information on tickets contact Pauline Walker on 01750 21687.