SMITF Lunchtime Concert – Caroline Taylor (soprano): Reflection


Friday 19th May, 2023


1:00 pm

2:00 pm


St Martin in the Fields


Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ

Featuring music by Schubert, Liszt and Rachmaninov, Caroline Taylor’s recital will be based on a theme of reflection, solitude and folklore. City Music Foundation’s Pianist-in-Residence, Sebastian Issler will perform alongside Caroline.

This Friday Lunchtime Concert is programmed in partnership with St Martin in the Fields. Tickets for students and under 16s only £5.


Caroline Taylor soprano
Sebastian Issler piano

Winner of the 2021 Emmy Destinn Young Singers Awards for Czech Opera and Song, Caroline Taylor studied as an Oglesby Scholar at the Royal Northern College of Music, generously supported by a Help Musicians UK Maidment Award. She is a recent Longborough Festival Opera Emerging Artist and member of the Wigmore Hall French Song Exchange. Caroline is delighted to be a City Music Foundation Artist, where she is represented by Latana Phoung. She studies with Susan Roberts and Louise Winter.

Swiss Pianist Sebastian Issler received the Jean Meikle Prize for best Duo at the 2022 Wigmore Hall/Bollinger International Song Competition, together with British-Hungarian soprano Anna Cavaliero. He is the winner of the 2022 Paul Hamburger Prize for Lieder, finalist of several international competitions, including the International Schubert Competition Dortmund, and multiple prize winner of the Swiss Youth Music Competition.