Monday 7 May 2018 7:30PM

Elizabeth Karani soprano; Edmund Whitehead piano; Laefer Quartet

The Monday Platform

Additional notes

Change of Programme & Running Order
The programme and running order for this concert has changed and will now be as listed below.


  • Elizabeth Karani soprano
  • Edmund Whitehead piano
  • Laefer Quartet
  • Amy Green soprano saxophone
  • Rusne Mikiskaite alto saxophone
  • Philip Attard tenor saxophone
  • Stephen Shepherd baritone saxophone

Award winning soprano Elizabeth Karani, a recipient of the Kathleen Ferrier Young Singer’s Bursary, enjoys a busy schedule, with recent performance highlights including roles at Opera Holland Park, Garsington Opera and British Youth Opera, as well as a recital in the 2017 Park Lane Group Young Artists Series.

The Laefer Quartet was formed at the Royal College of Music and later won an ‘Outstanding Ensemble’ award in the 2017 Royal Over-Seas League Competition. The ensemble’s performance as part of the 2017 Park Lane Group Young Artists Series was highly acclaimed.

  • Park Lane Group
    (Registered Charity No. 252205)
  • Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
        • Of what I dream in the quiet night Op. 40 No. 3
        • Not the wind, blowing from the heights Op. 43 No. 2
  • Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
        • Six Romances Op. 4
  • Sir Richard Rodney Bennett (1936-2012)
        • Saxophone Quartet
  • Giles Swayne (b.1946)
        • Leapfrog for saxophone quartet
  • Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007)
        • Five Songs
  • Lord Berners (1883-1950)
        • Three English Songs
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
        • Four Pieces Op. 81 (arr. Martin Trillaud)

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