DuoANJO feat. Joanne D’Mello and Andrea Fernandes at Mazda Hall, Pune

  • Date / Time: 08/06/2013 : 7:00 PM
  • Location: Mazda Hall
  • Address: Mazda Hall, Dastur Primary School, Pune Camp,Pune,Maharashtra,India
  • Entry: Free entry

Joanne D’Mello is originally from Goa and has a degree in Music from the Royal College of Music in London where she studied with Patricia Rozario OBE. Joanne has sung in Masterclasses of great opera singers like Sir Thomas Allen, Ann Murray, Sarah Walker and Lieder interpreters like Matthias Goerne, Graham Johnson and Ian Partridge. Last year, she graduated from the Flanders Operastudio in Gent. She has sung at the Opera Houses of Gent, Antwerp and La Monnaie in Brussels, deSingel in Antwerp and Concertgebouw in Brugge. Joanne has also sung for the Mechelen Festival and will be singing for the Gentse Feesten and Europalia. She has recently toured Belgium and France with a childrens’ Opera called Princess Turandot by the Antwerp based theatre company Walpurgis.

Born in 1985 in Goa, Andrea Fernandes started her music studies at the age of 5 in Abu Dhabi. On returning to Goa in 1998, she received the diploma of Performer’s Certificate of the Trinity College with Margarida Miranda in 2001 with a distinction. In 2003, she was admitted to the National Conservatory of Lisbon with a scholarship from the Fundação Oriente, where she concluded her studies in Piano with Ana Souza Lima and Ana Valente. She participated in various recitals at the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Centro Cultural de Cascais and at the Teatro Sao Luiz in Portugal. From 2006 – 2011, she was an accompanist at the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian in a music education project for children. In 2007, she completed her Bachelor degree in Piano with Jorge Moyano at the Superior School of Music, Lisbon. She has recently completed her Masters Degree in Piano accompaniment at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest with a scholarship from the Hungarian State government. She participated in the commemorations of the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Sir Georg Solti in October 2012.